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Comodo Internet Security Premium

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.2.0.5027
  • Total Downloads:
    3,602,668
  • Date Added:
    May 08, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    221.19MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,008
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Comodo Internet Security is Comodo's free antivirus suite. It packs an antivirus scanner and firewall, which are standard for AV suites, but also unique tools like an integrated sandbox environment and a desktop widget.

Pros

Virtualized sandbox: Not many antivirus scanners come with a sandbox environment for running unknown programs and Web sites, but Comodo Internet Security goes the extra mile by providing a virtualized environment that looks like Chrome OS. From the virtualized box, you can browse the Web using Comodo's own Dragon browser and not worry about programs making permanent changes to your system. Certain features like Adobe Flash are disabled by default, even when running browsers like Chrome.

Scanning and processing: Comodo Internet Security displays flagged items as a hierarchical tree, whereas other antivirus apps show results in a line-by-line list. This organization makes it easier to act on known apps that are flagged as potentially unwanted programs. For each detected threat, you can clean, ignore the warning, or label false alerts for stub installers and known programs that fall in the potentially unwanted category.

Malware detection: AV-Test rated Comodo Internet Security at 5.5/6.0. The scores put Comodo Internet Security in the upper 90th percentiles compared to the industry average for malware detection in a four-week test period.

Cons

Aggressive notification: Upon first use, Comodo Internet Security bugs you about...pretty much everything. We were pegged with countless pop-up prompts from minimizing windows and detected networks, to pushing GeekBuddy (Comodo's tech-help hotline) services post-scan. It was so overwhelming that we felt more stressed than educated.

Potentially unwanted flags: Comodo Internet Security is eager to categorize apps and installers as potentially unwanted programs. A couple of our own files were considered unknown and flagged as risks. Comodo Internet Security leans toward "better safe than sorry," but some alerts felt highly unwarranted.

Bottom Line

Comodo Internet Security offers solid protection and some pretty useful features, thanks to its integrated virtualization approach to running apps and browsing the Web. Though the pop-up explanations and slightly aggressive flags are annoying, we still recommend Comodo Internet Security as a terrific free antivirus program.

 
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5 stars

"I will Never Use My PCs Without It"

February 13, 2016  |  By Peter Menchelt

2016-02-13 09:09:25  |  By Peter Menchelt

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4703

Pros

-straightforward and clean; doesn't say "here I am!" all the time like some others
-the add-ons are superior; GeekBuddy is a must have for me
-customer service happens within 3 minutes by chat or call and they work quickly
-the sandbox feature is great!
-the free version is fully functional

Cons

-I found it to slow down a computer using a celeron chip. I have not found any impact on other computers, even a tablet using atom for example
-The popup advertising (only on startup or when it scans a problem) can be annoying; also if you have a problem they tend to aggressively sell their GeekBuddy add on, which as I said, I highly recommend

Summary

-I used the free version of this program of comodo suite for several years on several computers and it worked very well and resulted in very few issues with any of those computers. When I had a severe problem and needed one of the add-ons and upgrade, (GeekBuddy) I found the service superior! I would not be too annoyed at how they sell GeekBuddy because it is a great service! I have my own IT now, and they are fast and efficient. I highly recommend this product fee or paid.

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1 stars

"Comodo Workers behind the scene are stealing files"

January 16, 2016  |  By Watchdognet

2016-01-16 20:16:02  |  By Watchdognet

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4703

Pros

The Worst experience ever! I paid 69.00 for a geek buddy at Comodo to clean my registry, what should have taken 1/2 hours turned out to be 2 1/2 hours. They did not fix the problem, it jammed my Explorer browser and I woke up at 1am to see my computer opening images from my personal files and photos files. I clicked on my mouse and who ever was on my computer closed the files they were viewing. Hackers workers having remote access to my computer pretending to fix your registry but transfering all my files unto their USB BEWARE STAY AWAY FROM REMOTE WORKERS. I called to complained and They are still doing an investigation on this.

Cons

They did not fix the problem, it jammed my Explorer browser and I woke up at 1am to see my computer opening images from my personal files and photos files. I clicked on my mouse and who ever was on my computer closed the files they were viewing. Hackers workers having remote access to my computer pretending to fix your registry but transfering all my files unto their USB BEWARE STAY AWAY FROM REMOTE WORKERS. I called to complained and They are still doing an investigation on this.

Summary

I paid 69.00 for a geek buddy at Comodo to clean my registry, what should have taken 1/2 hours turned out to be 2 1/2 hours. They did not fix the problem, it jammed my Explorer browser and I woke up at 1am to see my computer opening images from my personal files and photos files. I clicked on my mouse and who ever was on my computer closed the files they were viewing. Hackers workers having remote access to my computer pretending to fix your registry but transfering all my files unto their USB BEWARE STAY AWAY FROM REMOTE WORKERS. I called to complained and They are still doing an investigation on this.

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5 stars

"This is AWESOME!"

November 17, 2015  |  By stevencccccc

2015-11-17 22:09:49  |  By stevencccccc

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4703

Pros

Light as hell, computer boots up very fast, no lag on opening programs, security from every corner, Anti-virus, sanbox, HIPS, Top rated firewall, Virutal Zone, this is all for free

Cons

Aggressive Popups if HIPS is turned on, might frustrate some users, would be good if the Anti-Virus had a web shield where it scans webpages and downloads before threats reach your computer.

Summary

The Cons are not enough to outweigh the pros, i switched from avast and panda to this, i feel naked without using a third party firewall, and this has an anti- virus too which i rate highly, will keep using this on my windows 10 laptop

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5 stars

"The best security platform ever .."

November 05, 2015  |  By mrtigas

2015-11-05 16:20:43  |  By mrtigas

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4703

Pros

Fast and light!

Cons

Aggressive notifications ...

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1 stars

"COMODO security software may be Spyware and Malware!"

October 20, 2015  |  By kshbz001

2015-10-20 14:28:55  |  By kshbz001

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4703

Pros

I have had COMODO Internet Security, COMODO Firewall, and COMODO System Cleaner software for at least the last two years and I have not had any internet or computer system security issues for this entire time.

Cons

Yesterday, 10/19/2015, my COMODO Internet Security software uninstalled itself; the program was no longer in my Program Files and its GUI vanished. I tried to download and install the new version from www.cnet.com and from the COMODO link on PC World's website, but the prompt informed me of a "Fatal Error" and urged me to uninstall my old version of COMODO Internet Security.
I could not uninstall it because it already uninstalled itself. I was able to uninstall COMODO Firewall and COMODO System Cleaner. Yet again I tried to download and install the new version of COMODO Internet Security; however, I received the same error as above. I finally found COMODO's files in my Program Files and manually deleted them, but one file named "cavshell.dll" refused to be deleted.

During my installation attempts I refused the following: (1) to make Yahoo! my Home Page, (2) to make Chromodo my default Web Browser, (3) to download and install Chromodo Web Browser and "Geek Buddy" support services.

Summary

I finally downloaded and installed AVG's security software and it found the following malicious software installed by COMODO: One Trojan Horse, one Virus, and eighteen Adware in COMODO's remaining "stealth" files (I thought that I deleted all of COMODO's files) on my computer! There were three Adware AdInstaller.Somoto files, thirteen Adware Generic5.BSLB files, and two Downloader.LOV files for a total of 20 high threat and medium threat harmful files!

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5 stars

"BEEN GOOD SO FAR,LOVE IT!"

October 20, 2015  |  By joy.division

2015-10-20 01:06:31  |  By joy.division

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4703

Pros

Free,Very Easy set up.Runs unobtrusive in the background.

Cons

Downloads Comodo Geeky buddy and Comodo dragon, but easily removed after download.

Summary

Its running sweet on my windows 10 pc.Never had a problem in 2 months.Used in on windows 8 too, same there flawless.Its free does a great job, over the years and caught everything thrown at it. Its a painless set up.What more can you ask for. I feel safe.Well done Comodo.10/10

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4 stars

"Works for me"

September 05, 2015  |  By r_t

2015-09-05 06:42:00  |  By r_t

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4674

Pros

Price, features. I especially like the built in 'sandbox' capabilities.

Cons

A bit aggressive with notifications when first installed. It learns quick so not a real problem.

Summary

I used CIS as a 'temporary security suite when I first installed Win 10 because all my subscriptions for a different product were in use. I'm seriously thinking about using it on a permanent basis and saving quite a bit on money compared to paid products.

I didn't rate it 5 stars because my feeling is that nothing is perfect - even though I haven't found much I don't like about CIS.

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1 stars

"Crashed Windows 10"

August 22, 2015  |  By PeterLB12

2015-08-22 06:28:46  |  By PeterLB12

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4674

Pros

Can't tell, had to uninstall it too quickly.

Cons

Crashed Windows 10 multiple times.

Summary

I don't know if other people had this problem, but my work bought a new laptop for me to use. We installed Windows 10 immediately, and wanting some free security, looked for something that I could use at work. This came up in my google searches, so I figured I'd try it.

2 crashes later and we decided that no, it is a bad idea. I uninstalled Comodo and all the extras and it hasn't given me an issue since.

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4 stars

"good ful protection"

June 28, 2015  |  By adrin.sc

2015-06-28 12:34:47  |  By adrin.sc

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4591

Pros

1-all of internet security feature in one free pack
2-dont show pup up alert in new default option

Cons

1-very large progrom size about 190 mb and very large ofline update 270 mb
per 2 week comodo relase progrom update and we should download all of progrom 190 mb its very larg
2-reduce windows speed compare other av

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1 stars

"SHOULD NOT BE LISTED AS FREE"

June 07, 2015  |  By ganerd

2015-06-07 18:19:22  |  By ganerd

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2.0.4508

Pros

Adware driven is NOT free!
I give it ZERO PROS due to this fraud

Cons

In my opinion (so I will not get sued by greedy ******** LOL)
* According to PC labs test results, it failed MANY times and is not even in the top 10.
* It installs other items whether you want them or not, such as browser, persistent ''technician' which even CNET.Download editors themselves stated, "Comodo Internet Security bugs you about...pretty much everything. We were pegged with countless pop-up prompts from minimizing windows and detected networks, to pushing GeekBuddy (Comodo's tech-help hotline) services post-scan. It was so overwhelming that we felt more stressed than educated." I AGREE!
* It is harder to remove than it is worth.

Summary

Shame Comodo has to scam people into buying - WHY NOT ADMIT IT IS AD-WARE driven rather than "FREE" I would have rated it differentially.

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What's new in version 8.2.0.5027
Version 8.2.0.5027:
  • New: Browser Home Page and Quick Search settings protection from 3-rd party applications access
  • Fixed: Chrome v50 support in Web Site Filtering
  • Fixed: BSOD Chromodo in Sandbox on Windows 10 x86
General
Publisher Comodo
Publisher web site http://www.comodo.com
Release Date April 29, 2016
Date Added May 08, 2016
Version 8.2.0.5027
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
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File Size 221.19MB
File Name cispremium_installer_5997_92.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,602,668
Downloads Last Week 1,008
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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