Antimalware or antivirus

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raj - Jun 24, 2010 at 06:02 AM
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- Jun 27, 2010 at 12:33 PM
Hello,


should i use anti malware or anti virus??or can i have both installed in my pc?whats the difference?please let me know.

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Jun 24, 2010 at 06:43 AM
Dear Sir,

Malwares are application that cause trouble to your system but will not be detected by your Anti Virus application.

Thank you.
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Jun 24, 2010 at 04:40 PM
Greetings Raj,

My good friend dist.urb did not interprete your question in the same manner.

Your are best to use an antivirus application which combines a firewall. The anti-malware is only a tool to remove malware in case of infection, in other words, when it is too late. An antivirus application may protect your system from infection.

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Jun 27, 2010 at 12:33 PM
but not just that, that malwarebytes may get detected by your AV and may think it is a virus or Trojan to it, as i found out with AVG on a mates computer last night

so you can just burn it to a CD then install it when you get a nasty bug on your computer.

but with my own Avast 5.0 does not pick it up as a virus or Trojan.
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