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Old 22nd April 2009, 16:08   #316
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...I got the KIS with 3 licences for 500 bucks in SP road Bangalore. He quoted 550, but when I said, everyone is selling at 500, he gave it me at that rate.
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No, I have Kaspersky Internet Security 2009, 3 licences.
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Agree, i recently bought the Kaspersky Internet Security 2009, 3 licences pack for rs450 in Bangalore.
Looks like the seller is indeed trying to make a bit extra then. I just called up my HW/SW guy and he quoted 500/- for KIS 2009 (3 licenses) too.
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Old 22nd April 2009, 16:37   #317
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Read BBC news of government PC's in UK/USA becoming infected with botnet in spite of high level of security and firewalls.
Are you really sure you ar protected when running the most populous operating system? And that when vendors try charging you ridiculous prices? Can you be secure at that price?
IMHO all anti-virus products work on ante-detection basis and so will always suffer a gap in protecting you.
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Old 22nd April 2009, 17:19   #318
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For Windows Vista I use Avast.
I also use Linux (Ubuntu). I don't use any AV even though there are some available. Not really required.
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Old 23rd April 2009, 13:34   #319
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AVAST is free and should provide basic protection against virus. You should have a Firewall - the basic Windows firewall is not enough. I use a Linux box as the router, firewall and network file server. It keeps things under control at all times. We run a dozen computer off this Network file Server. Never had any issues with malevolent bots or any hacking attempts.
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I bought KIS 2009 3 User edition for 650/- from SP Road. This came in an extremely well packaged box with holographic seals etc.

They also showed me a regular DVD boxed one for 450 - which they claimed was a hacked one. I found that quite self defeating and bought the former!
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I bought KIS 2009 3 User edition for 650/- from SP Road. This came in an extremely well packaged box with holographic seals etc.

They also showed me a regular DVD boxed one for 450 - which they claimed was a hacked one. I found that quite self defeating and bought the former!
Why KIS 2009 when KIS 2010 is out ?
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Why KIS 2009 when KIS 2010 is out ?
Three reasons...

1. The 2010 retail packs are not out in India yet - what is available in the market are all 2009 versions. On line it retails for $59 US!

2. Reports that 2010 is buggy - esp some problem with streaming video and such. Lots of users have reverted back to 2009 pending updates/fixes from Kaspersky.

3. The same license can be used in any case! (KIS ONLY) Hence I'll upgrade a month or two down the line - after the the bugfixes are out and whetted!

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I'm using the Kaspersky Antivirus software for the past 1.5 years. The latest Kaspersky 2009 which one i have bought it (3 licences pack)for rs 540 in Bangalore.
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Old 1st August 2009, 04:16   #324
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i have been using ESET smart security(a.k.a Internet security) since 2 years on laptop. not much of a problem. does the task of keeping attacks at bay.

i use to have kaspersky before, but was too heavy on system. so got rid of it. my desktop though still has kaspersky.
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I use only the free Norton utility downloaded from Google. As my OS is Wndows Vista Home, I additionally have the Widows Defender and Windows Firewall turned on.

Had Avira earlier, but started getting frequent incompatibility alerts after my os was updated to service pack 1.
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ESET (noD 32 ) security suite, i used kaspersky before. and NoD 32 now, its light on RAM and effective as kaspersky. Its good and doesnt eat RAM like other popular Anti viruses do.
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KIS 2010 is available on Kaspersky India website for Rs. 1559/- for a single pc. Just downloaded the trial version yesterday. It is valid for 30 days. Kaspersky Lab: Antivirus software
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none of the internet security softwares detect 100% of the known and unknown with many of them out with false positives just to scare us and sell their product.So its a touch choice. Also, I dont like to pay for these.

What I do is, shuffle between, trial versions of norton IS 2009 (much improved now), mcafee IS (slow on sys), Kaspersky IS and Trend Micro IS ( slow on sys ) and after the cycle , format my HDD ( this ensure that my lappy is in peak form) and start with the cycle of trial softwares
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KIS 2010 is available on Kaspersky India website for Rs. 1559/- for a single pc. Just downloaded the trial version yesterday. It is valid for 30 days. Kaspersky Lab: Antivirus software
You will get @ 900Rs for 3 user license with 1 Yr subs.
I think it is a good deal. I am using the same.
I was using NAV 360. It eat RAM like a crazy. Too much of option for a Home PC.

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i have a mac . I havent used any anti-spyware, anti-virus program since day 1. Why you ask? Because viruses for OSX dont exist..and you have to be pretty dumb to let an unauthorized program to gain access.
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