Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition

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  • 1.0 stars

    "More than dissatisfied"

    December 6, 2010  |   By PrivettP

    Pros

    Easy to install

    Cons

    Slow, drains CPU, ineffective

    Summary

    Downloaded this after seeing this was sold as a AV software for corporations. Software ran slowly, then kept crashing my hard drive with no applications running. I put a two virus on my computer and it missed one and only got part of the other. Unbelievabe...Considering Apple Snow Leopard has only a handful of Viruses, I was amazed. All three free AV software I removed them completely when Sophos missed it. This saddens me. i really wanted it to work and bent over backwards to give them every benefit. IT department at my company also finds it lacking on the windows side. I would absolutely not recommend this software. It's the only AV software that has failed in every category I tested. Even the Customer support person gave up. It still has some development to go I will check again next year.

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  • Reply by jrcarter on June 9, 2011

    Thank you for an informative review. Only thing I missed -- and hoping you'd be inclined to say -- is which free AV software your recommend? Thx!

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