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Malwarebytes or Microsoft essentials for realtime?

I have been using malwarbytes for scanning and removal of malware for a long time and 2 months ago i got the paid version for realtime protection... surprisingly i'm hearing the best words for microsoft security essentials' real time protection and along with the fact that is really light it makes me wondering if it should replace MBAM in realtime. What do u think?

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Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and MSE


It's difficult to answer your question properly, without knowing what else you have running in real-time. Not to mention which operating system you're running, and additional specifics about your system.

At face value and with the above said....

You can run both, if you wish. Due to potential freezing issues, see the following solution:

"Microsoft Security Essentials and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware on Windows XP".
(You'll see the same listed in this thread at the Malwarebytes' forum)

Best of luck..

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Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and MSE

Well i am using windows xp sp3 and my pc is quite old (5 years old). I know each of the two applications is light but i'm afraid of using them both in realtime because of the possible slowdown... no other antimalware programs are running in realtime i just use some periodically for scanning.
Thanks for the quick reply and the info Happy but i'd rather keep one of the two running in realtime

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