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Windows 7: Webroot SecureAnywhere 2012

24 Nov 2011   #1
GeorgeB

Windows 7
 
 
Webroot SecureAnywhere 2012

CNET gave this software a fantastic review, anyone using this?

Thanks



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24 Nov 2011   #2
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I was part of the beta testing, then I ran the stable version for a few weeks too. It is by far, the lightest security solution that I have ever used. It runs two processes totaling about 3MG's of RAM. The machine is as snappy as with no AV installed.

That being said, I personally did not test its protection abilities because I ran it on a real test machine, and not a virtual one. I have seen some independent tests and it ranks somewhere around avast! Free in terms of detection. Other tests have shown it worse, and of course other tests have shown it better. If it were cheaper, I would think about running it, but it's way too expensive for my taste.

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16 Dec 2011   #3
dkrueger47

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I love it, I have used Webroot for years and have never had a problem, Their products have caught and removed anything that has even thought of infecting my systems, the new Webroot products are still doing the same, so far nothing has got by the program, it has stopped quite a few threats, it has also stopped a few things that it called threats like driver downloads but I expected that and it was easily fixed.
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18 Dec 2011   #4
ProTruckDriver

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 / SP1
 
 

I've been running Webroot SecureAnywhere Essentials now for about a month and love it! It is by far the lightest antivirus program I have ever run. Support forum for Webroot is on the Wilder's Security Forum under "Official Prevx Support Forum". With Webroot merging with Prevx both support and product are 100% better.
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19 Dec 2011   #5
GeorgeB

Windows 7
 
 
Just purchased

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ProTruckDriver View Post
I've been running Webroot SecureAnywhere Essentials now for about a month and love it! It is by far the lightest antivirus program I have ever run. Support forum for Webroot is on the Wilder's Security Forum under "Official Prevx Support Forum". With Webroot merging with Prevx both support and product are 100% better.

I agree, the software is very fast and light on memory.
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19 Dec 2011   #6
DwDanwoof

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I use it for 10 week + the beta one and it is good light easy to run and i will not say the best antivirus(most sucure) but I am care full of what I download and take care to see what runing in background.
I like it very mutch
But i need to say the mywebroot online to check stat ect... is still not very well finich yet but can be worse
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