April 10, 2021

What security suite do you recommend? Besides Windows Defender, of course.

Besides Windows Defnder, what’s the best security suite?

I just bought my sister her very first Windows laptop as she’s always been a Mac user. The laptop is a HP Pavilion Gaming one that came with McAfee LiveSafe pre-installed and the first thing I did was uninstall it for obvious reasons. I have Windows Defender activated and updated but I was wondering if there is better software out there? Especially when it comes to monitoring shady and spam websites and such.

I use Malwarebytes on my PC to periodically scan for viruses but I have been a Windows user forever and I know better than to access sketchy websites or click on ads, but I cannot say the same for her and I’m worried the laptop would get screwed for that reason.

Any ideas and suggestions are appreciated. Thanks a lot!



I generally use kaspersky for my less savvy parents and it’s never been an issue.


Commone sense is the best antivirus, alongside hardening your system, like using an local user account, sandboxing your browser, etc, learn the common attack vectors of malware makes the inbuilt protection enough.

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