I love my Bitdefender Internet Security 2012!

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by berryracer, May 4, 2012.

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  1. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

    I love how light it is on my system and offers one of the best protection according to many reviews I read online!

    Got a 3 year / 3 user license for $148....not a bad deal :D

    I don't trust free AV apps personally
  2. Noob

    Noob Registered Member

    Nice to see someone having a great time with Bitdefender. :thumb:
  3. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

    thanks bro, I own a license for ESS and KIS and was on a long quest trying to find the best security suite for my needs...I tried many free ones but this one best fits my needs in terms of security / performance :)
  4. Noob

    Noob Registered Member

    What i like about Bitdefender is that they have a pretty good HIPS integrated. :D :thumb:
    When you turn off all the auto things it becomes a pop up heaven, hahahahaha.
  5. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

    Even better, I didn't know that .:)

    Do you also use Bitdefender bro?
  6. Noob

    Noob Registered Member

    Nope, my setup is in my signature.
    But i've tried Bitdefender many times before. :D
    Bitdefender would be my preferred choice out of the "BIG" players.
  7. xxJackxx

    xxJackxx Registered Member

    I hope you like it for that long. I tend not to buy a license longer than a year as I never know day to day what I am going to be running. o_O
  8. Cimmerian

    Cimmerian Registered Member

    Ditto that..:thumb:
    I really want to like Bitdefender, really, but when I trialed BIS a couple of months ago, I just ran into too many problems with it, and had to uninstall it. A pity, it really has a lot to offer if it works for you..
  9. get_it

    get_it Registered Member

    Reading the description of your hardware, id suspect that almost ALL antimalware products will run well on that machine.
  10. Cudni

    Cudni Global Moderator

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  11. NAMOR

    NAMOR Registered Member

    It's been running pretty good on my wife's computer. Nice ShortcutMe avatar btw.
  12. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

    I know it's not a good idea to buy more than a year but you get a bigger discount so I bit the bullet :d
  13. kdcdq

    kdcdq Registered Member

    Well, I'm glad SOMEBODY still likes BitDefender! I used BD for several years, and tried very hard to like/use their latest TotalSecurity product. After several rounds of frustration on two different systems, I gave up....:doubt:
  14. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

    I find this very strange..

    This is probably the ONLY security suite that I never had to touch a single setting to get it to work smoothly...everything works out of the box and is super fast

    I did read many complaints on the Bitdefender forums regarding slow internet but I tried the demo and noticed my internet was exactly the same with 0 slow down which tempted me to purchase the license...

    I suggest u give the demo another chance...it's awesome! and the security + only 5% impact on performance is way better than other suites..

    just my 2 cents
  15. Qlimax

    Qlimax Registered Member

    Hello, i have BIS 2012 and it's working lighting fast on my system. No problem at all so far (5 month usage).:thumb:
  16. zip

    zip Registered Member

    I've trusted my computers to the free version of avast! for years, excellent protection.
  17. zfactor

    zfactor Registered Member

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  18. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

    I like my Roboscan Internet Security Free. It has the latest BD engine & definitions.
  19. Securon

    Securon Registered Member

    Good Evening ! Just purchased Bitdefender I.S.2012 for $12.97 1 P.C. at V3.Co.UK Software store. It's running light and nimble so far. Just wondering...does the Anti Virus have a Scheduler function ? Or is it manually initiated ? Sincerely...Securon
  20. trjam

    trjam Registered Member

    I really like Bitdefender and own it. I would really give it hard consideration on using it if it didnt kill FD-ISR every time I load it. I tried excluding it but it really kills it.
  21. trjam

    trjam Registered Member

    Securon, you can disable any schedule scans and create your own.
  22. Securon

    Securon Registered Member

    Good Evening ! Checked out Bitdefender Forum and a Scheduler is no longer used...and has been formally replaced by the Auto Pilot Mode which continuously scans...so I imagine if you have to scan it's initiated manually. That's it in nutshell. Sincerely...Securon
  23. iScream

    iScream Registered Member

    Tried it once, random problems with it, including slow internet browsing, then on top of those came random kicks by PunkBuster in CoD4 saying 'Unknown Windows API'. It just had to go.

    If I were to use a real-time AV, I would definitely try Roboscan free. Both its engines are on top in vb rap.
  24. Rompin Raider

    Rompin Raider Registered Member

    Running BIS 2012 and you're right...very light! Used the program about 3 years ago and it is much faster now...lighter than most! :thumb:
  25. Baldrick

    Baldrick Registered Member

    Tried the latest build and...bang...immediately got a BSOD. Tried this 3 times and each time...BSOD. And boy, did it slow down my boot time when compared to other solutions I have trialled.

    So am afraid that this one is not for me...especially if I cannot trial it properly.
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