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#31 Raa

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 22:46

Done! 2 year AV subscription. Now a couple years ahead wih no worries... :p

Great work! You've made an excellent choice. (Y)

 

 

A company I consulted for, for couple of years and our users (3000+) all had Symanted Endpoint Protection installed and we have never heard someone had problem with that.

Therein lies the problem perhaps - if you never hear of a problem, is it actually doing anything? I've seen this time and time again.

Load up ESET and alerts all over the place! Scary stuff.




#32 primexx

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 00:47

I really like ESET but they're a lot more expensive than Kaspersky. I've never paid more than ~$20 for a 3pc 1 year licence of KIS. The brick and mortar stores around me have them on sale a few times every year, each, so there's always a chance to get a new copy for next year. And even if you miss all of it you can still usually get it on Amazon for about the same price year round.



#33 Enron

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 01:02

I really like ESET but they're a lot more expensive than Kaspersky. I've never paid more than ~$20 for a 3pc 1 year licence of KIS. The brick and mortar stores around me have them on sale a few times every year, each, so there's always a chance to get a new copy for next year. And even if you miss all of it you can still usually get it on Amazon for about the same price year round.

 

Kaspersky sounds like something Vladimir Putin sneaks on to your PC when you're not looking. Can it be trusted?



#34 COKid

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 01:15

Good to see Eset being aggressive with their pricing.



#35 webeagle12

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 02:28

You better not going for it...





You better running for it :p



#36 Ravensky

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 03:23

What OS are you using? If you are using Windows 8.1 then why?



#37 badb0y

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 04:15

I am using Windows Defender + Malwarebytes since 2012. Till date never had any virus or malware etc. 



#38 Xerino

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 04:37

I think bitdefender is still doing their free 9 months promotion, jumped on that when I first heard about it on neowin, best AV I ever used



#39 Dane

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 11:19

Kaspersky sounds like something Vladimir Putin sneaks on to your PC when you're not looking. Can it be trusted?

 

I used to use it.  It was good, the only issue I had was it seemed like it would slow everything down.  Not sure why that is.   Went to Eset, and not going back.  



#40 BorgDrone

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 13:57

Is this offer US only ?



#41 OP ultimate99

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 14:05

Is this offer US only ?

Not sure, had no problems here in Canada.



#42 primexx

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 19:21

Kaspersky sounds like something Vladimir Putin sneaks on to your PC when you're not looking. Can it be trusted?

 

It's one of the top security vendors along side ESET.



#43 Enron

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 19:39

It's one of the top security vendors along side ESET.

 

Ok got it. Kasperov is what I was thinking.



#44 Enron

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 20:00

Because obviously every UI had to look like a car stereo!?

 

Maybe you can set the malware popups to shuffle or repeat.



#45 Earthworm Jim

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 21:13

Hmm depends have been using Avast for years even though it had the ridiculous metal circular UI back then:

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After that it finally had a windowed UI but it was way too fancy and started blocking files I didn't want to.

 

I still wonder what they were thinking when they made that ridiculous UI in the past :/

 

 

This is THE REASON I stopped using avast and went with Avira.    

Making this the Default look was so so wrong.  I could not even explain my dad how to use it, when it auto-updated on him changing UI  :x :x :x

 

Now I am using ESET Nod32, paid, and I love it even better.  Yearly price is pretty cheap, all things considering.

 

I also Immunize with free Spybot - search and destroy!  

 

 

I used to use adaware too, but I wanted to limit the number of security programs to 2.    spybot seemed the best at preventative immunization, and Nod32 at life protection.