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Security software for Windows 7

by hopeforthefuture3 / October 31, 2009 11:15 PM PDT

I went to download.com to get security software for my new Windows 7 laptop, but almost all of what's available doesn't list Windows 7 as a supported OS. I'm wondering if software that's Vista compatible will work for anti-virus, cleaning temp files, etc, on Windows 7.
p.s. I'm just an average user without much technical knowledge. For example, I don't know if I'm running 32-bit or 64-bit OS. It's the Home Premium version.

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To help others help you.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 31, 2009 11:19 PM PDT

If you had told the make and model of the new machine this a member could have checked on the version of Windows for you. I'll stop here and comment your question has been answered before.
Bob

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Windows 7 has all the security feature built
by orlbuckeye / November 1, 2009 1:37 AM PDT

in except for anti-virus but you can download their new Microsoft Essential Security. I use Norton 360 which isn't free and I like it.

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Plenty of options
by jeff_windows_team / November 2, 2009 8:34 AM PST
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32 vs 64
by couimet / November 2, 2009 9:16 AM PST

Open Control Panel. Click on System and Security. Then click on System. Then look for System Type ...

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