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    "Abysmal is what describes it best"

    January 31, 2013  |   By dbmalya

    Pros

    Strong firewall. That's the only place where comodo tops. Everything else, simply sucks.

    Cons

    *HIGHLY UNSTABLE. My 64bit Windows 8 was stable as a rock. Since i installed CIS, it will randomly lock up for no apparent reason.
    The only way to revive the computer, would be to press and hold the power button and force a shut down.
    *HEATS UP the computer like no other antivirus does. My fans keep rolling all the time. Uninstall Comodo, and the fans fire up and stop and fire up again and stop again. But when comodo is installed, they never stop, the fans keep rolling till i shut windows down.
    *CANNOT ENABLE/DISABLE components by right-clicking the tray icon in windows 8. A popup about "how long do you want this turned off for", flashes and goes away. Restart the computer, it works again, but then again every once in a while, i get this bug, the screen about how long to disable, just flashes for half a second and disappears
    *TERRIBLE UI. As if i'm blind and need super-huge buttons and icons. The main screen wastes screen estate. A big blank box for the sandbox? Terrible design.

    Summary

    This is too bad and too highly unstable while running in windows 8.
    The comodo firewall rocks though.
    Install the comodo firewall ONLY. Disable the stupid "Defense+" thing, it's paranoid, like Vista's UAC was. And don't even think of installing that geek buddy. The geeks are absolute retards. If you are a regular reader of technology websites like CNET, you probably know much more about computers than these so called retard geeks do.
    Install the comodo firewall only (not the antivirus, not geek buddy, not defense+) and get another anti-malware for malware protection.Avira or Avast would be good.

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  • Reply by Stevo1793 on February 3, 2013

    first thing mate, you have windows 8, you need to get the new version 6 2013 which is compatiable with windows 8, here's the link

    http://forums.comodo.com/news-announcements-feedback-cis/comodo-internet-security-2013-v-602607392674-released-t89185.0.html

    so please dont give this company a bad name with negative comments, ive been using their software including comodo dragon for 4 years and nothing has ever happened to my computer, i use to get infected all the time with just avg free but this is way better, p.s make sure to configure the settings to what you want man especially the firewall and hips settings

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