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  • 1.0 stars

    "Crap is a four letter word"

    July 11, 2013  |   By TedEhajj

    Version: VIPRE Internet Security 2012 5.0

    Pros

    very cheap and lots of profit to be made reselling this crap to poor unsuspecting end users

    Cons

    I would steer far and clear of this like the previus commenter said use your pole to give it a wide berth. The program rarely catches anything when its installed and if i could give it less the a .5 rating i would

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Waste of time & waste of money"

    September 21, 2012  |   By chirag107

    Version: VIPRE Internet Security 2012 5.0

    Pros

    There's nothing good or best thing about this product...

    Cons

    Removes most of false positive viruses. For my PC vipre internet security took 120minutes to scan in deep scan & able to remove 20viruses. But then also when ever i try to connect my in internet,vipre's firewall pops up & says some unknown connection is trying to connect to internet & it may be a malware' so that means i just wasted my time & vipre didn't tried to remove full virus from PC. It scans very slow

    Summary

    Please for new products in market & for promotion of product,don't fool people by saying many good reasons to buy this product. If any one of you people going to buy this product please dont buy & stop wasting money on new products because its not worthy. There are many other best antiviruses like kaspersky,avast,norton,etc. Try them but not vipre because the vipre's cobra is useless!!!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Vipre Internet Security 2012"

    June 11, 2012  |   By AndreTrindade

    Version: VIPRE Internet Security 2012 5.0

    Pros

    i am going to point out some good evidence that Vipre internet Security 2012 can stand the top 1 between the famous Norton Internet Security and Norton 360.

    -Vipre Does let our pc running light/fast it doesnt consumes cpu that much like that knowned antivirus Bitdefender or Kaspersky
    Vipre antivirus for what i saw here on the cnet some said "it doesn't do nothing on background that's why it's light"
    Wrong.. Vipre has permanent monitor of your background and he does detect any suspicious virus or cracks that you want to put on your system to have that program free.

    -Vipre is among on myself and for my knownledge compared to Norton Internet Security i had test out a lot of antivirus like bitdefender (buggy and heavy) Kaspersky(consumes a lot of ram and doesnt desinfect your pc completely from virus)

    They are optimized to recognize new viruses that seems suspicious to the scan,even they can break to decrypt files to verify for virus

    Cons

    Vipre Company has not release a full database for UnBlocked/Blocked Websites in other means this means that vipre blocks one website wrong yet

    Summary

    The many antivirus i had it and i've test it both on my experience along this years that worth to have there position on the top are Vipre Internet Security and Norton Why this? It is clearly that both work fine on detection of virus,malware and others.. They are optimized to recognize new viruses that seems suspicious to the scan,even they can break to decrypt files to verify for virus

    This Antivirus is worth to buy, it is yet on the development but still has inspected it as an 97% overall rate of capture virus, still does need to improve in some areas, some bugs and performance correction.
    I must say for 2 years ive been using this antivirus and im free of virus on my computer,side along i use Emsisoft Anti Malware.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "SHOCKINGLY BAD !!!"

    May 9, 2012  |   By Thered101

    Version: VIPRE Internet Security 2012 5.0

    Pros

    Ermmmmmm hold on a minute...ohh just read the cons.

    Cons

    My Computer literally went haywire when I installed this I mean I honestly thought that some weired Virus had taken over my system and had visions of taking a trip to the nearest Computer shop to get Windows reinstalled.
    I must add if your a bit of a technophobic steer clear of this because you probably will through sheer panic.
    I thought Kapersky and AVG were bad, but Vipre definitely is the new king of the block,absolutely crap get your ten foot barge pole out and keep this well away from what your hard earned moneys paid for.
    Diabolical to say the least good job I've some skills because getting this off my Computer was a pig.

    Summary

    Read the above...nuff said !!!

    Updated on May 24, 2012

    Behave yourself Vipre is utter crap do you work for them or something ?????

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Stay Away From IS 2012"

    March 8, 2012  |   By Thomas J.

    Version: VIPRE Internet Security 2012 5.0

    Pros

    I wish I had some pros, but all I have is frustration. I'll admit their antivirus software worked without a hitch, but not the IS 2012.

    Cons

    I've had a few different antiviruses in my 12yrs of online computing, and this is the worst I've had. The booting up and locking up during boot up is unacceptable. After being told to uninstall the software and reinstall it, it became a 4hr nightmare during the uninstall that almost cost me money from my computer vendor to fix.

    Summary

    I was drawn into their sale of the IS 2012 and am deeply disappointed with it. I should have stayed with the their anti virus software instead. Customer support looks good on the outside because they do respond soon to your e-mail, but that's where it ends. I was set up with a time to do a remote session and was left holding the bag, not even a "can we reschedule?". I answered one of their requests for system info on my computer, and a few days later got the same request from a different person. So far after the reinstall I've only had one lock up. Guess I'll have to pray there won't be anymore. It seems they should have done more beta testing before releasing IS 2012.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Awesome I.S. Suite! I love the lifetime protection!"

    February 29, 2012  |   By DreamsRequiem

    Version: VIPRE Internet Security 2012 5.0

    Pros

    This has picked up things that Webroot, Norton, Spybot, and Avast! missed.

    Many testing sites say "No False Positives."

    (At least for now) you can purchase lifetime protection for up to 3 computers at a time from HSN for 99.95

    Cons

    One of my computers I installed the software on would work well for 10 minutes, then lock up my internet until I restarted the computer. Wound up uninstalling Vipre from it.

    Summary

    A great piece of software, though it apparently had a hiccup on one of my systems

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best of all we have tried"

    January 20, 2012  |   By CelticClergy

    Version: VIPRE Internet Security 2012 5.0

    Pros

    Efficient, intuitive, provides more product than just anti-virus and firewall. Can run scans with less slow down. Keeps getting stronger every year.

    Cons

    if I do not update virus definitions for more than 2 days it faults out so I must delete definitions folder then down load all definitions again

    Summary

    After trying all the big name ant-virus programs for years I am loyal to Vipre now.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Was great when I first got it"

    December 30, 2011  |   By rbasil64

    Version: VIPRE Internet Security 2012 5.0

    Pros

    Amazingly fast for the first year or so. Reasonable customer service, although it was obvious he was helping 10 other people at the same time.

    Cons

    Now randomly locks up my machine with 50% and greater processor usage. Worked with customer service but even after a couple of hours on line and submitting a log and then getting a response with further suggestions, I have the same problem.

    Summary

    Trying to find something else. I don't frequent dangerous sites and all my email is pre scanned. Isn't there something that is fast and light?
    I went to Vipre because of this and was pleased for the first year, but disappointed the second.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Was great until I upgraded to Vipre IS 2012"

    December 4, 2011  |   By freqdwnldr

    Version: VIPRE Internet Security 2012 5.0

    Pros

    Excellent firewall - it's definitely helped me stop some malicious software from running on my computer. The active protection is pretty good also at stopping malicious websites from adversely affecting your computer. I've even scanned my computer with other A/V software just to make sure and it definitely works. The settings felt more intuitive as well.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, it seems the firewall now works too well. When I upgraded my previous version of Vipre to Internet Security 2012, my internet access has been seriously bogged down to the point of frustration. Booting up is a chore in itself. I had to wait 15-20 minutes in what would take maybe 5-6 min. at most. Ran disk check on my hard drive twice to make sure it wasn't the drive. Tested and toyed with browser and network connection settings. Changed settings in the firewall until I realized I'd only have full access until after I disabled the Firewall and then the software all together. Even uninstalling it is becoming something of a problem.

    Summary

    I would still recommend this software, just not this version. When I first bought it (after testing the trial version) earlier this year, it ran beautifully until it asked me to upgrade to IS 2012. After that, it gradually went downhill. If you have an earlier version of Vipre Internet Security, I'd suggest installing that version (updating the definitions of course) until Vipre works out all the kinks with this one.

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