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  • 2.0 stars

    "You will notice difference against paid paid protection"

    June 8, 2012  |   By FullBeam


    Its free and interface is easy to use.


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


    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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