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Windows 7: What's the best and the most lightweight...?

12 Oct 2009   #51
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
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Vipre is better.

Thanks!
You can't make a blanket statement like that. I tried Vipre and it falsely detected one of my files and screwed it up and I had to reformat to get the program working again. So in my opinion it is crap.
Just trying to bug ESET fanboy Mercurial. Ever since I moved from Nod32 to Vipre, he loves to tear down everything I post. He obviously can't accept the fact that I prefer Vipre over Nod.

I prefer Vipe, some prefer Nod32, that's fine. No ONE anti virus is the best by any means.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
False positives are a pain, I know the feeling all too well which is why I've gone back to NOD32
False positives can happen with any anti virus but I'm not sure why you or Dinesh are having a problem with it. I have not had one false positive with Vipre, but even if I did, the default action is to quarantine the threat. Just go into quarantine and restore it. Vipre does not delete the threat by default. I'm surprised you guys wouldn't have know this.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mercurial View Post
no vipre is awesome!!! just wait till igster post about it!:P

or finds another anti virus lol!


anyway I'm just glad I sticked to eset and didn't cross over the dark side ;D muhahaha
Oh, you mean the ESET that continued to delete (and I mean actually delete not just quarantine) the video codecs that are not a virus or malware, created by Shark who posts on this site? That same ESET?


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12 Oct 2009   #52
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Guys cool down.
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12 Oct 2009   #53
Warlockz

7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I'm using Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and it uses very little resources



This was not the case when I tested it on XP, But it works perfect with Windows7...

Kaspersky Internet Security has many valuable features.....



One of the features I like most is KIS 2010 includes a Sandbox, I can browse the internet within a virtual environment without having to worry about Infections..(I used to have to use SandboxIE for this)



+
Plus Kaspersky updates very frequently




And I got a license for under $10 on ebay......

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ESET is a good AV, especially if your into the Warez scene because you get less false positives..

I have never tried Viper before, But I know Counterspy is a great product, Have they integrated Zemana Antilogger in viper yet?

I just like to know I have a good AV + Firewall AIO that I trust, I have been using Kaspersky for 3 years and never had a virus that wasn't from something I Ignorantly installed myself, warez....If you get my drift......

Its cool to let people know about the security products you prefer, but let them decide for themselves what they would rather use...


Here is a Poll "

Internet Security Suite Poll - 2009 (Jan - Jun) - Wilders Security Forums

Results are as follows as far as popularity is concerned

#1 Kaspersky Internet Security
#2 Norton Internet Security
#3 Comodo Internet Security
#4 ESET Smart Security

Viper was not included in this Poll, But feel free to make a new poll over their and see what kind of results you get?
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12 Oct 2009   #54
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I have a slightly different approach to security. Apart from running behind a good router and NIS (which does not slowdown my system), I do frequent system images to an external disk. When I am not imaging, I switch that disk off with a remote electrical switch from Home Depot. That way nothing can get at it and can always recover my system should something happen.
I had used Sandboxie in earlier years. But I found it to be too cumbersome - not difficult, just an extra step.
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12 Oct 2009   #55
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Guys cool down.
Just a friendly conversation. Nothing like a good rivalry for fun.

No problems...
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12 Oct 2009   #56
zteardrop

Win7
 
 

NIS2010 or Eset
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13 Oct 2009   #57
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIgster View Post
False positives can happen with any anti virus but I'm not sure why you or Dinesh are having a problem with it. I have not had one false positive with Vipre, but even if I did, the default action is to quarantine the threat. Just go into quarantine and restore it. Vipre does not delete the threat by default. I'm surprised you guys wouldn't have know this.
if only Vipre had of moved the file to quarantine I wouldn't have had to reinstall everything. It screwed the file...didn't delete it, didn't quarantine it...screwed it.
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13 Oct 2009   #58
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIgster View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIgster View Post
Vipre is better.

Thanks!
You can't make a blanket statement like that. I tried Vipre and it falsely detected one of my files and screwed it up and I had to reformat to get the program working again. So in my opinion it is crap.
Just trying to bug ESET fanboy Mercurial. Ever since I moved from Nod32 to Vipre, he loves to tear down everything I post. He obviously can't accept the fact that I prefer Vipre over Nod.

I prefer Vipe, some prefer Nod32, that's fine. No ONE anti virus is the best by any means.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
False positives are a pain, I know the feeling all too well which is why I've gone back to NOD32
False positives can happen with any anti virus but I'm not sure why you or Dinesh are having a problem with it. I have not had one false positive with Vipre, but even if I did, the default action is to quarantine the threat. Just go into quarantine and restore it. Vipre does not delete the threat by default. I'm surprised you guys wouldn't have know this.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mercurial View Post
no vipre is awesome!!! just wait till igster post about it!:P

or finds another anti virus lol!


anyway I'm just glad I sticked to eset and didn't cross over the dark side ;D muhahaha
Oh, you mean the ESET that continued to delete (and I mean actually delete not just quarantine) the video codecs that are not a virus or malware, created by Shark who posts on this site? That same ESET?
LOL OMG.... I'm using sharkcodecs007 and its working perfectly fine with ESET... AND I LOVE SHARK007
I can watch my porn stuff in FLV format
any proooof? if not then just POOOOFFFF LOL!

kthnxbai
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13 Oct 2009   #59
Zardoc

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Now, I always say, if it ain't broke and you like it.....

I have never used a firewall. I have a router with hardware firewall. My signal is stealth (when I try to ping on Steve Gibson's site). I run a few spyware proggies once every 6 months and nothing.

The lighter I keep my system , the better (for me).

I have NOD 32 Antivirus (not security) and that's fine for me. Average processor use is 25%. I don't think that I'll game while doing a full scan. When not in use, it runs at less than 1%.

For me that's fine.
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13 Oct 2009   #60
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
if only Vipre had of moved the file to quarantine I wouldn't have had to reinstall everything. It screwed the file...didn't delete it, didn't quarantine it...screwed it.
That is strange indeed. What exactly happened? I've had anything it found put into quarantine automatically. It's never screwed or deleted anything on me.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mercurial View Post
LOL OMG.... I'm using sharkcodecs007 and its working perfectly fine with ESET... AND I LOVE SHARK007
I can watch my porn stuff in FLV format
any proooof? if not then just POOOOFFFF LOL!

kthnxbai
Proof? Yeah, it would delete several files shipped with Shark's codecs every time. I posted about it in his codec thread. He was aware of it, reported it to ESET and they did nothing about it. He even states it on his codec page. Perhaps they fixed it now, but it wasn't fixed and was an issue. So much so he called out ESET and suggested people stop using it.
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