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Old 22nd October 2009, 11:21   #421
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I found kaspersky to be a VFM product, not heavy on the memory & CPU..

Had been working fine on my laptop untill the motherboard broke.

Creates problem when installed on pirated windows version, my home PC windows prompted me to register after the installation restart of Kaspersky.
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Old 22nd October 2009, 11:28   #422
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Until recently, was using Norton Antivirus. Noticed significant slowdown of the system and some of the functions like writing to a disc was getting disabled. Norton did not identify any virus infection. My subscription to Norton got over last week so decided to try AVG anti-virus 9. Installed and AVG identified 3 viruses that Norton could not identify and remove. Now my system is working fine without any issues. Just be careful that you download AVG from reputed download sites like download.com or otherwise you might actually end up downloading a fake antivirus program
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Old 22nd October 2009, 11:31   #423
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@pb10gagan- well aside from linux/unix systems being built with security in mind (and not just an add-on), it also does not make much commercial sense to exploit linux systems, as the windows installed base is huge and one virus written for a bug in windows may be million times more profitable than a virus for linux/mac.
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Old 22nd October 2009, 14:26   #424
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Was with AVG for a long time but was not very happy with it, now am on trail phase, checked out "Zone Alarm Extreme, now in the process of checking "Norton 360" i might also try "Kaspersky" before making up my mind on buying one of these.

any suggestions?
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Old 22nd October 2009, 14:39   #425
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Have used Norton Antivirus which was ineffective.
Moved to BitDefender Internet security (Antivirus+spyware+Firewall) two years back shelling 50$ for 2 year licence.
Bought new Bit Defender licence last month on expiry for Rs 750 from Rediff.com shopping for 3 users.
Bit defender is good at antivirus and firewall .
For spyware I use webroot spyware which is the best at 49$ for 3 year licence.
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Old 22nd October 2009, 19:54   #426
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any views on panda internet security 2010? any users for the same please post your views.

i got a year license for the same, so was wondering if it is good enough to replace my eset smart security

thanks
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Old 22nd October 2009, 20:19   #427
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I've been using K7 and it seems pretty good. System is not slow even while scanning.
Anybody else using it?
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Old 22nd October 2009, 20:32   #428
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I used to use Kaspersky (pirated) and later Bit Defender (pirated). I've had no problems with either, as I never got any virus problem with them. I stopped Kaspersky, as they started blocking pirated keys. I avoid Norton and McAfee.
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I use Eset Nod32 very small in size and powerful at work, i feel this works superb utilizing very tiny load on CPU and memory resources, unlike Norton which makes you feel the system is having some problem when its running with high utilization of resources ( Just my observation here).
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I currently use McAfee, Earlier used Norton.
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Old 22nd October 2009, 21:24   #431
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Try ESET NOD32. This one is powerful and very light on system resources. I am using it for past 1 year and no issues till now. Very effective Heuristic scan and can defect most of the viruses before it could impact you.
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Using MS Security Essentials with Win7. light on resources and does the job well
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Old 22nd October 2009, 23:11   #433
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ESET is good if the company is paying.
KIS2010 does every job and costs dirt cheap (buy the 3 user version and share)
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Try ESET NOD32. This one is powerful and very light on system resources. I am using it for past 1 year and no issues till now. Very effective Heuristic scan and can defect most of the viruses before it could impact you.
+1 to that, used it for 3 years no issues. Switched to Kaspersky last year & this is a great product too. In fact I would rate it better than NOD32 on the detection, reporting and resolution of external threats. Update is quick & seamless even on dial up connections and does not slowdown the system, excellent options for scanning levels etc.
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Got sick of "Norton 360 (trial) in a days time, darn thing used to hand the moment i tried to go for the details scan. but must say installation and uninstall process was very simple also i liked the UI of it...

Now am on "kaspersky" liking it so far, might try "NOD32" before i make the final call..
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