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Advantages and Disadvantages of NOD32 Antivirus

Though according to the anti-virus comparatives, ESET NOD32 anti-virus rates highly amongst virus scanners in terms of available features, NOD32 also have some advantages and disadvantages and those are.

Advantages: - Based on its features and protections that are given to the users ESET products remain the best virus protection available in 2009, whether it's ESET NOD32 Antivirus or ESET Smart Security.

Those advantages are:

  • Comprehensive protection: NOD32 was awarded by the Virus Bulletin
  • for detection of all in the wild viruses in the test without any false alarms, that means it can protect your pc from most harmful viruses.
  • It can proactively detect viruses and remove them from your pc.
  • Can monitor incoming and outgoing traffic over the network with
  • It's firewall software.

The ESET NOD32 Antivirus is considered to be practically faultless and provides you with fast, easy-to-use and effective protection without disturbing the other programs that are running on your computer. It is provided with the latest features like the smart proactive detection that has the capability to detect and block most known and emerging dangers and threats within a short period of time.

With the help of this fast and light software, you get to protect your computer and browse the high speed internet without your system getting slowed down because of the scanning process of the antivirus.

Disadvantages: - ESET NOD32 anti-virus software's only disadvantage that I found is that it may not work or work slow in Win98.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Mcafee


Though according to the anti-virus comparatives, McAfee anti-virus rates highly amongst virus scanners in terms of available features, McAfee also have some advantages and disadvantages.

Advantages: - McAfee Antivirus includes many features at decent prices. The protection level is decent enough for most users.

Updates are provided regularly, so that your protection software has the most recent updated virus database in order to provide protection from newly added malicious codes and viruses, and the entire updating and maintenance process happens in the background, without the need for user intervention or interference with the tasks on the computer.

Another advantage of McAfee Antivirus is its simple interface, which gives you quick access to all features. You can easily access its user friendly interface to use it, maintain it, and configure it. One of the main advantages of the program. Compared to other antivirus programs McAfee is relatively cheaper, and finally detection rate, when it comes to detection rate McAfee would still be somewhere at the top of the list. While there may be other programs with better detection rates, McAfee should be sufficient to keep those viruses away.

Disadvantages: - Some tests and comparisons carried out by TopTenReviews.com pointed out McAfee Antivirus as not the fastest antivirus around, because it consumes a lot of memory, whether it's during the scan or real time protection.

Another disadvantage is memory usage during scanning, the full scan duration maybe a long time if the program consumes little memory during scanning you could definitely multi task and eventually complete the scan. Unfortunately though, the memory usage too is a bit too high so you'll have to leave your computer alone until the scan completes.

Dec 02, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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