Which Security Package? ESet any Good?

  Tony_B 15:17 13 Jul 2009

My Trend Micro licence expires very soon and I am now looking to change to a new package. I'm not renewing Trend due to the poor results it received in the past in the PC Advisor reviews.

What Security package do you recommend?

Someone I know who is in IT has suggested ESet is a very good system as he says it won't clog up my PC when performing scans etc. and slow it down to a grinding hault. Does anyone have some experience of ESet that can tell me if its any good?

I see that Kasperspy is being heavily advertised on the PC Advisor site, how good is it?

I won't be going anywhere near Norton either.

Your thoughts and comments will be appreciated.

  jimv7 15:20 13 Jul 2009

imo, eset is the best paid for package, but avg and avast are both very good and they are free.

  rawprawn 16:18 13 Jul 2009

I run Kaspersky (free if you bank with Barclays online) I have had no trouble at all and I am pleased with it.
In the past I ran Eset but it caused me a few problems, although everybody sas it's great.

  woodchip 16:24 13 Jul 2009

Avast Prof edition 60-day trial period.click here I use the free version

  wiz-king 16:25 13 Jul 2009

I like Eset, all the PC where I work use it, some on a bulk licence and some on individual licences.
I also have the security suite at home, and I am happy with it on that PC. I replaced Norton 360 with the Eset and noticed an increase in browsing speed.

  mooly 16:32 13 Jul 2009

Fsecure full internet security package for me. 3PC retail version under £20. Used it for 3years, can't fault it.

  woodchip 16:33 13 Jul 2009

They are only as good as what the stop, not how fast they run

  woodchip 16:44 13 Jul 2009

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  woodchip 16:46 13 Jul 2009

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  DieSse 17:08 13 Jul 2009

Eset is the best and the fastest. In Virus Bulletin tests, over the years, it has gained more 100% test results than ANY other AV, and hasn't missed an "in-the-wild" virus since about 1998 (I think - maybe '97).

I've been using the AV for many years, and had the full security suite since it was announced.

Absolutely faultless - never a hiccup - updates fast and frequently, doesn't slug the systems performance. Everything a security suite should be, in fact.

My 3 year sub is up this October, and there is no shadow of a doubt that I will renew it for a further 3 years - simply fit and forget to me.

  DieSse 17:10 13 Jul 2009

"They are only as good as what the stop, not how fast they run"

That's true - however Rising tends to stop things it shouldn't. 10 false positives on the April VB WinXP Pro tests.

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