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Windows 7: AV-TEST Mar-Apr/2012 Product Review and Certification Report

26 May 2012   #1
A Guy

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AV-TEST Mar-Apr/2012 Product Review and Certification Report

Looks like BitDefender: Internet Security 2012 finished on top, and AhnLab: V3 Internet Security 8.0 and ESET: Smart Security 5.0 lost their AV-Test Certification.

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26 May 2012   #2
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

MSE didn't do to good on Prevention but did OK on cleaning up afterwards.

Jim
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26 May 2012   #3
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

They tested Microsoft Security Essentials 2.1, not 4.0. MSE 4 is a lot better than 2.1. I have done my own tests with MSE 4.0 and it does very well.
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26 May 2012   #4
Phone Man

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windude99 View Post
They tested Microsoft Security Essentials 2.1, not 4.0. MSE 4 is a lot better than 2.1. I have done my own tests with MSE 4.0 and it does very well.
When did it come out? Maybe it will make the next round.

Jim
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27 May 2012   #5
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I think MSE 4.0 came out about 2 months ago, or close to that.
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27 May 2012   #6
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windude99 View Post
They tested Microsoft Security Essentials 2.1, not 4.0. MSE 4 is a lot better than 2.1. I have done my own tests with MSE 4.0 and it does very well.
When did it come out? Maybe it will make the next round.

Jim
MSE 4 came out last month I think.
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27 May 2012   #7
marsmimar

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Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

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27 May 2012   #8
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

They only test products that are out when the test period begins. Next test it will be in there. A Guy
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27 May 2012   #9
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

I assume the next test cycle will be May/June. Lets hope MSE 4 makes it to the starting line. I wonder what will happen with Windows 8 as Windows Defender (new name for MSE) will be included with the OS. Hope they can test it also when Windows 8 is released.

Jim
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28 May 2012   #10
vaidas3

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)
 
 

and still the testing platform is windows 7 32bit...
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