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Does anyone have advice or experience with security software and how it interacts or interferes with ProSeries. Specifically, I am most interested in Kaspersky, Bitdefender, or Avast.

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I used to use Nortons 360, never had any issues.  Im using ESET now, still no issues.  Im not familiar with the ones you mentioned, sorry.


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Thanks. I've heard Norton conflicts with Proseries. I've also  heard good things about ESET in general. What's your experience with ESET and ProSeries? Thanks

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I also use Norton, as it is regarded as one of the top Security software out there. Norton also gives you a double firewall. See this link for Norton vs ESET: 

https://www.safetydetectives.com/comparison/eset-vs-norton/

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When my last system that was using Nortons on crashed, my IT guy came and ran some kind of diagnostics on it and found a handful of infected files that Nortons missed and never quarantined, he suggested ESET so I switched.

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Thank you. 

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There's always a chance that any antivirus/internet security software may interfere with the operation of ProSeries (or other applications, for that matter).  You may like to refer to this Intuit article for how you may need to configure your antivirus software to whitelist ProSeries: https://proconnect.intuit.com/community/systems-performance/help/configuring-anti-virus-software-to-...

As for which security software is best, that's sometimes a matter of perspective and it often depends on the user's technical knowledge, as some offer more finite control than others, which novices may not want to tinker with.  In terms of reliability and robustness, you may like to refer to the industry-recognized test results from AV-Test: https://www.av-test.org/en/?r=1

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Thanks. I've looked at both links.