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amk
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McAfee with another AV

What if i install microsoft security essentials with mcafee? would that benifit me or with extra security? what could be the impact on my McAfee?

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Re: McAfee with another AV

No, running two antivirus applications can actually cause conflicts and let infections in.  However, there are other tools one can use.  See 3rd party tools listed here:  https://community.mcafee.com/docs/DOC-2168

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lakshmanans
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Re: McAfee with another AV

Hi AMK,

May be the system will become hang and unstable because both the AV will monitor and it ill surely eat up lots of resources

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