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Anti Virus pkgs impact on PC performance

We are having problems with our antivirus package (Bit Defender) impact our workstations response times & performance.  Comparisons of other pkgs talk about how secure they make a pc, but not how performance is impacted.

Any thoughts or recommendations?
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Distinguished Expert 2019

Commented:
Hi.

AV is the biggest possible performance hit. You should analyze if you already configured exceptions for your on demand scanning.
Distinguished Expert 2019
Commented:
try panda cloud AV : www.cloudantivirus.com/
it has a small footprint
JudithARyanTech Support

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Thanks, I'll try it.

JAR