Intego VirusBarrier X6 for Mac

Intego VirusBarrier X6 for Mac

Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 106 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.6.10
  • Total Downloads:
    83,543
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 21, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $32.00 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    25.87MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    80
  • Platform:
    Mac
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    out of 106 votes

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1 stars

"uses up system resources"

January 08, 2011  |  By kazjohnson

 |  Version: Intego VirusBarrier X6 10.6.10

Pros

nothing at all

Cons

it sprang into action three times in three hours, running my macbook pro into very hot continuously. No help available that i could find to explain this behaviour so I uninstalled it, and now my machine is cooling down.

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1 stars

"worthless resource hog"

January 06, 2011  |  By tlrthnu

 |  Version: Intego VirusBarrier X6 10.6.10

Pros

nothing at all

Cons

extreme resource hog

Summary

Installed this "thing" to protect a dual-boot iMac and upon activation, the machine came to a crawl. Very unresponsive, took more than 30 minutes to switch or start applications. Resource manager showed high cpu utilization from the software, plus high memory utilization. The software would continually ask for credentials, but would not accept correct credentials. After a few hours of this behavior, tried to uninstall the software. Read the procedure and started the installation program. After 10 hours (overnight), uninstall option never progressed beyond the screen with the uninstall button. Had to download a stand-alone uninstaller from the website. This option took about an hour to complete, but finally was successful. After the uninstall, the machine was back to its normal, zippy self.

Stay away from this deplorable software at all cost!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 10.6.10
This update improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues.
General
Publisher Intego
Publisher web site http://www.intego.com
Release Date December 21, 2010
Date Added December 21, 2010
Version 10.6.10
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Macintosh
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 25.87MB
File Name VirusBarrier_X8.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 83,543
Downloads Last Week 80
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $49.95

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