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#76 Guth

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 13:46

Trying this out now.
thanks for the heads up!


#77 DavidM

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 14:10

yeah, 1 free year is still better than a kick in the teeth :) I'm using the internet security version as i wanted the firewall too.


I'm using Windows Firewall Control, since I only need an a Allow/Disallow for outbound control. I finally found an old version (4.1.14.73) that I love and it's light on resources.

Thanks again for the share!

#78 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 14:30

Cheers. Installed it and decided to run a full-system check - estimated time left is 27 hours and 29 minutes and the time keeps going up! I used to use NOD32 and full scans never took that long. :huh:

#79 Salty Wagyu

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 18:36

It's good they won a lot of AV awards, but personally found their real-time protection and/or engine to be too aggressive - that it would crash/hang certain programs such as Deluge and Everything Search Tool, even whilst away from the PC. Who knows what other programs it affects.

I think their HTTP scanning was slowing down web browsing somewhat too.

#80 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 18:53

I'm not particularly impressed so far. Not only is the full scan taking a ridiculously long time but when I went to play a quick game of Civilization 5 it first wouldn't load and then hung during the loading screen; I had to Task Manager out and pause the scan to get anywhere, even though it had switched itself to game mode (which is apparently useless). I've never had to do that with other anti-virus software.

I know it has a very good detection rate but performance is important too.

#81 medhunter

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 23:03

Trying it now.I have Norton, but I will give it a try

#82 Scorbing

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 14:44

I personally do not use any kind of antivirus as I never compromise my PC (which by the way I use strictly to play Battlefield 3 only. No web surfing, no chat, no email, nothing. It's a gaming rig. My everyday tasks computer is an iMac and my laptop has Linux plus I do not visit websites with questionable reputations either so no need for performance-slowing antivirus or security suites, BUT, if I were to use an antivirus I would use either Avast (better rates than Bitdefender) or NOD32.

#83 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 14:53

I personally do not use any kind of antivirus as I never compromise my PC (which by the way I use strictly to play Battlefield 3 only. No web surfing, no chat, no email, nothing. It's a gaming rig.


I consider it highly unlikely that you have a PC that is only used for playing Battlefield 3. And even if that were true an antivirus doesn't have any noticeable impact upon gaming performance. If you're playing BF3 online then you're still putting your computer at risk, as there are always people trying to spread malware and there's the possibility that someone you own online will try to hack your computer because they're a bad loser. Arrogance is one of the most dangerous threats to safe computing.

#84 Scorbing

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 15:07

I consider it highly unlikely that you have a PC that is only used for playing Battlefield 3.


And exactly why do you think I am lying about what I just said? I told you: I use a Mac for every day computer tasks and I also have a Linux machine that I use for other stuff. I DO NOT, and I repeat again, I DO NOT use my PC for anything other than gaming and BF3 is the ONLY game I play. Again, it is a gaming rig. No surfing, no chat, no email, no nothing. Just plain gaming. You are assuming I do not do any of that based on what? I have no reason to lie about it. I told you what I use my PC for and what I do with it and that is what it is. I have zero need to use my PC for anything other than what I built it for, and that is gaming. The Mac and the Linux machine are for computer use, not the PC.

Assumption is the mother of all fu....ups.

#85 BoomyBoy

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 15:27

Sounds really cool! I have Webroot and I'm really happy. I got a free 6 months key after I liked their facebook page. I have to say it is the fastest AV software I have ever used. It doesn't even have an impact on the system.... It's certainly amazing! You can check the review here...

http://www.pcmag.com...,2410545,00.asp

#86 Scorbing

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 15:33

Sounds really cool! I have Webroot and I'm really happy. I got a free 6 months key after I liked their facebook page. I have to say it is the fastest AV software I have ever used. It doesn't even have an impact on the system.... It's certainly amazing! You can check the review here...

http://www.pcmag.com...,2410545,00.asp


They must have re-designed it because I remember it was extremely system impacting and very bad and it was certainly more than 1MB in size. That is pretty amazing that it is so small yet so powerful. Nice.

#87 cropcircles

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 15:42

Very nice. Thank You.

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 15:52

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#89 MightyJordan

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 11:53

...little update. I just turned my PC on, and Bitdefender now tells me the JZHT7W0 key is invalid. :blink: Tried activating the SU5GHJ0 key, and that came up invalid too. SHFNXWZ worked though, but weirdly it's given me 1,088 days. I have a feeling that's going to be nuked too very soon. Just giving you all a heads-up in case it happens to you too.

#90 joker999

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 12:50

Yeah I dunno why. Anyone know why? Limited?



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