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  • 2.0 stars

    "You will notice difference against paid paid protection"

    June 8, 2012  |   By FullBeam

    Pros

    Its free and interface is easy to use.

    Cons

    Does not pick anything up, not worth having. The only thing this program takes is space on my hard drive.

    Summary

    I have used Norton and this one side by side and I am sorry to say; 1) Scan takes longer to complete, 2) did not pick anything up whilst Norton did.

    Overall I would say, you pay for what you get

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  • Reply by TigerRaptorFX on June 9, 2012

    Why are you even running two A/V solution at the same time? Bad move on your part.

    If you're having problems with infections. Then suggest your keep an on-demand scanner or two and use it frequently. Malwarebytes, Emsisoft Anti-Malware Free, Hitman Pro, and NOD32 online scanner is good place to start.

    Even paid products can also fail.

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