Do You Need Anti Virus on Your Tablet?

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  1. gomezma1

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    I have a Galaxy Tab2 7,0 and wanted to know if I need anti virus installed on my tablet. If so what do you recommend?
     
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    I don't have it on my tablet because the tablet runs worse than it does now compared to my phablet. Cheap tablet yanno. The best antivirus however is a subjective thing. Try them out and use the one you like the most. Don't be afraid to switch. For example I used Lookout for a long time but switched to Avast earlier this year. Both work well but Lookout started treating apps I modified using a test key as malware, wanting me to remove them. Avast doesn't do that, so I switched.
     
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    Do I need an anti virus is a age old question that has and will continue to be asked.

    Short answer in my opinion is no.

    Another answer is if you use anti virus on your regular computer then might as well use it on your tablets.

    Sent from my SPH-D710 using Android Phone
     
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