ESET NOD32 Antivirus

ESET NOD32 Antivirus

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 871 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.0.314
  • Total Downloads:
    7,640,953
  • Date Added:
    March 04, 2009
  • File Size:
    61.05MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2,526
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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As far as reputations go, ESET's NOD32 is practically unimpeachable. Version 4 of the popular and effective antivirus and antispyware builds on that rep, emphasizing its community-sourced ThreatSense for preventing attacks before they occur, a slick interface, and some of the highest independently-tested detection rates married to low rates of false positives.

Installation is clean and straightforward. Greatly improved from its humble beginnings as separate scanners that once littered the desktop, NOD32 can be toggled between standard features and more advanced options. Scans were neither blazingly fast nor excruciatingly slow, but the real-time defenses produced no noticeable drags on system performance. NOD32 has consistently scored near the top of several independent antivirus testing organization ratings for finding the most malware. An uninstallation option is available, requiring a reboot. However, we found residual system files and Registry settings that had to be deleted by hand.

If you're confident in your clicking habits, you might not necessarily miss the firewall and spam filter that ESET built into its Smart Security suite that's based on NOD32. Even without them, though, NOD32's speed, accuracy, and lack of impact on resources make it a must.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.0

    out of 31 votes

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    • 2 star 4
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  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 871 votes

    • 5 star 595
    • 4 star 110
    • 3 star 53
    • 2 star 38
    • 1 star 75
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  • 5 stars

    "Set & Forget"

    June 09, 2014   |   By techiesitemaker

    Version: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 7 7.0.317.4

    Pros

    It is a great AV! You can literally install AV, run scan, and never open the UI window ever again (unless you need to troubleshoot)! It's pretty much set and forget, the firewall is simple and obstructive, and the AV updates and uses real-time behavior blocker. You can schedule scans, too.

    Cons

    Robot kinda annoying (not really a con).

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 4.0.314
    Version 4.0.314 includes advanced archive scanning, access control for removable media (previously available only to business,) a new system inspector for rootkit detection without running a full scan, and the ability to build custom-designed rescue CDs.
    General
    Publisher ESET
    Publisher web site http://www.eset.com
    Release Date March 04, 2009
    Date Added March 04, 2009
    Version 4.0.314
    Category
    Category Security Software
    Subcategory Antivirus Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 61.05MB
    File Name eav_nt32_enu.msi
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 7,640,953
    Downloads Last Week 2,526
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 30-day trial
    Price $39.99

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