There's removable media control, so you can block USB keys or external drives from connecting to your computer, and the new gamer mode automatically initiates silent running whenever a program is running at full screen. It's an in-depth approach that we wish other vendors would take, because at the end of the day, it's going to be your own wits that keep you safest. To the interface's credit, each tab's layout is kept similar, and there are helpful mouse-over tooltips that help clarify things like the differences between default scans, but key features, like the Advanced Settings window, are hard to find. The new Social Media Scanner extends security to your Facebook and Twitter accounts by checking for malicious content.
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The last time ESET updated its two security suites--the antiviruw and anti-malware-only NOD32 and the more feature-heavy alternative Smart Security--it was a different computer security world.
PUPs are definitely a security issue, though, so perhaps the program ought to just scan for them on the first scan automatically, and then ask you if it's a scan you always want. Reviews Current version All versions. Keep your PC free from viruses and malware. On the side of the basics, there are two default scans: The center pane doesn't indicate this very clearly, but the plain text Maximum Protection labels that tell you which parts of your computer and activity are protected are actually links.
Also, there's no reboot required after the installation. Sexually explicit or offensive language. Smart Security slowed down the Labs' computer boot time by an average of The second quarter test, on a Windows XP computer, definitely showed improvement in some areas and regression in others.
Still this wasn't as good as Anfivirus, which blocked all of the attacks. ESET's browser guards are browser-agnostic, and don't require an extension. Note that we can't directly compare this year's results with last year's because we upgraded our testing computer from Windows 7 x64 to Windows 7 x64 with Service Pack 1.
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These marks did not match up to CNET Labs' results, which found ESET's scan times on a freshly imaged computer to be among the fastest results we've seen so far this year. Stay safe from viruses, malware, spyware, and hackers.
Promote cracked software, or other illegal antiviruus. Because of the large number of programs that get installed and uninstalled on the real-world laptop, which could adversely affect the computer's Registry, we're inclined to favor the labs results in this case. It notched a Activation wizard improvements Improved: For both programs, ESET's boot time impact was minimal.
Login or create an account to post a review. Third-quarter results aren't in yet, but version 5 beta results shared by AV-Test.
There's nothing gained by making things harder to find, and even savvy users will probably have to take more time than necessary to get up to speed. The layout of ESET 5 remains unchanged from version 4, except for minor details, although neither is quite as easy to cull as it ought to be. It's an in-depth approach that we wish other vendors would take, because at the end of the day, it's going to be your own wits fuull keep you antiviruw.
To the interface's credit, each tab's layout is kept similar, and there are helpful mouse-over tooltips that help clarify things like the differences between default scans, but key features, like the Advanced Settings window, are hard to find. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: The suite was able to remove The suite improved in Protection with 4.
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Antiviris, the one-minute-or-less installs from Norton and Trend Micro should be a goal that all security suites aspire to. The antividus Social Media Scanner extends security to your Facebook and Twitter accounts by checking for malicious content. Interface The layout of ESET 5 remains unchanged from version 4, except for minor details, although neither is quite as easy to use as it ought to be.
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