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  • 1.0 stars

    "almost impossible to remove"

    May 13, 2013  |   By Andy_Kay

    Version: Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.4.110616

    Pros

    none - it's like a virus

    Cons

    installed from within a download, I had no idea I was installing it and never gave it the OK.
    Took three hours to remove. The uninstaller does not work, it just seems to install another piece of software!

    Summary

    avoid like the plague

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  • 5.0 stars

    "One of the best!"

    November 30, 2012  |   By lance444

    Version: Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.4.110616

    Pros

    Light on resources, lightning speed quick scans, downloads and installs important windows updates, built in USB Guard, fast updates, multiple scheduled scans and a lot more features!!!

    Cons

    Been using it for months and no cons at at all just pros!!!

    Summary

    No, I'm not From China and I'm not a Chinese but I love using this program. It's light, fast and doesn't mess up any programs or my PC. It updates my PC, checks any USB if installed and more. It's free and it keeps improving itself. It's perfect!!!

    Updated on Nov 30, 2012

    I hope the makers of Kingsoft anti-virus free can make a portable version that I can use in cleaning up and updating my friends PC.

    A portable Kingsoft where it can also download and install important updates, scan and remove threats, etc.

    Some of my friends want to keep their installed anti-virus programs even if Kingsoft is really better that their existing anti-virus.

    So to the makers of Kingsoft: what about a portable Kingsoft Anti-virus guys? :)

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Damn thing is impossible to completely uninstall!"

    November 30, 2012  |   By winter_dawn

    Version: Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.4.110616

    Pros

    none, I hate this program

    Cons

    impossible to uninstall
    conflict with other programs
    slowed my computer

    Summary

    If you download this program, be sure it's the LAST AV program you'll ever want to try, because it's impossible to completely uninstall and it will cause problems with many other programs, not just AV ones!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "fantastic free software
    one fantastic free software"

    November 26, 2012  |   By sylentz

    Version: Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.4.110616

    Pros

    all the bell an whistle that for a free antivirus should have

    Cons

    been using it for a month r so an havent founded any

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  • 3.0 stars

    "not bad program"

    November 20, 2012  |   By ChoiceVoice

    Version: Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.4.110616

    Pros

    beautiful looking
    avira signatures
    full featured like avast
    seemed to be light on system
    good customer support

    Cons

    had nasty conflict with avg 2013 on 64 bit windows. freezes computer. had to remove it.

    not sure how effective it is? not tested by independent laboratories yet.

    Summary

    if using as second anti-virus, its an excellent second line of defense. however, it (contrary to its company stance) may conflict with your current anti-virus.

    Updated on Nov 30, 2012

    computerluvr

    you said check my system settings. elaborate which settings are causing problem. what should settings be set at?

    Updated on Feb 22, 2013

    well, an independent lab rated it and it failed (westcoast labs, 2013). also suspicious that kingsoft hasn't submitted their product to other labs for testing (usually, passing tests would bolster your user base. not submitting indicates your worried of outcome?). best to use this as a second line of defense and not your main anti virus. please reply to this (for an update) if they pass one.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "EXCELLENT and a gem of an Antivirus program"

    November 19, 2012  |   By ComputerLuvr

    Version: Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.4.110616

    Pros

    Light on computer resources.

    Cons

    None at all.

    Summary

    This is the best free antivirus program I've seen out there. I've tried others including the paid versions. There was also something lacking in them. Not with this gem of a program. The GUI is very attractive. This AV fully protects your computer. As an IT professional I highly recommend this EXCELLENT program.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "One of the best AV, small and efficient."

    November 19, 2012  |   By capitanflorius

    Version: Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.4.110616

    Pros

    All functions are free
    it is fast in scanning
    little resource used
    it can work with an other antivirus no problem
    it used cluod system relevation virus
    it need few download databese virus

    Cons

    No con at all

    Summary

    I have used many antivirus test, but I was impressed and amazed by this in every aspect.
    I highly recommend it to all users, as well as protecting in real time for free is also a double check as it can coexist with your antivirus.

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