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Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security v3 Beta Forum' started by Sjoeii, Apr 6, 2007.

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  1. Sjoeii

    Sjoeii Registered Member

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    Just installed.
    First look and feel is very good.

    Well done
     
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    I have to agree. I installed it on my laptop, played with some options, and did a full scan. So far no problems. I want to install it on my desktop but, I just formatted it today and don't want any problems to arise from a beta. I'll just wait for the next release before I install it on my desktop.
     
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    Only been running it for a few hours but I am very impressed so far, particularly as it is a first beta.

    I was not very keen on installing it as Aryeh's post suggested a very rough version. IMHO, this is a much more stable program than most of the other beta-software I have tested in the last 6 months.

    A very good effort by Eset :thumb:

    Looking forward to trying the standalone AV.
     
  4. bugsy_pal

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    I must agree - this is a very polished effort for a beta of a significant new release. I think Eset have really done their homework on the new interface - it is truly a joy to behold.

    It's nice to see a suite that has an interface that is so pleasing on the eye - and it's so much of an improvement on the 2.x interface.

    The only issues I have experienced thus far have been some momentary freezes in IE7 when switching between tabs or opening new tabs. Also had a significant delay in starting up my preferred file manager (Directory Opus).
     
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    I've been pleased as well. I would love to see some real-time gauges that can sit in the system tray or as a toolbar on the task bar. That is the one thing I miss about injoy - I like to see what's coming in, going out, what sort of connections are going on, without having to drill into the interface.

    That is my blue sky feature request :)
     
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    It doesnt like K9 web protector. It locks up as long as this program is installed. Hope they can rectify this soon.
     
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    It'll take some time to get used to that's for sure.
     
  8. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    ok, i installed it.

    installation hanged my machine, when it reached "removing backup files"

    turned it off, using the power button and its rebooted, it didnt recognise my network and its failing to update, will continue to try and it post a few things before going back to my doctor.

    after looking at the screenshots and being excited about its UI, i aint too sure now its installed... everything seems very basic, and nod has lost its charm with this beta.

    also where is the right click scanning? this should have made it to the first beta.

    edit: boot-up is extremely slow, i wasnt expecting this from a eset product, beta or not.. its still been in the making for over a year.

    it does look all pretty, but also ... there are no configuarations really for the firewall.

    but on first looks, unless you really need a firewall/spam i would just use nod32 2.7 for now.

    currently, 100% failure on spam although it does add 'checked my eset smart security' etc etc at the bottom of the mails.
     
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    I have a Vista system and got constant BSODs. Could it be a conflict with SpySweeper or BOClean?
     
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    Great Job

    Eset

    I must say I was a little cautious at first. For over a year we had to wait for this suite. For over a year the tension was built. So the expectations where so high it could only dissappoint!

    But I have to be honest I'm very surprised.
    It's only the first beta. But it is allready more stable than some of the competitors.:thumb:
    It is allready better than my expectations.
    When all bugs are fixed and some components attached I'm sure it will come very close with KIS.

    Congratulations!!!!

    You caught me!!
     
  11. gRoet

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    Re: Great Job

    How do you get the beta?
    I don't get a mail from eset, so i do not know how to download.
    Sombody a suggestion?
     
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    Re: Great Job

    I did that, but i do not get a mail with a download link from eset.
    Please help.
     
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    Re: Great Job

    Please try this

    It should work
     
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    Re: Great Job

    maybe it got filtered by your isp spam filter.
     
  17. gRoet

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    Re: Great Job

    Thanks for your help. It works!
    Sorry for my bad English.
     
  18. JeremyWW

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    Re: Great Job

    If this Beta is any indication of the final product, which of course it is...Kaspersky will have major competition on their hands. There are MANY issues with both KAV and KIS (I've tested both), that make them difficult products for 'the average user' to get the hang of. I'm hopeful for ESS - so far it's relatively trouble free and is not stopping me using the web as I wish and using the apps I wish to use - including Azureus. So...so far, well done guys.
     
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    mvdu: Don't think it's BoClean.. works fine with it here :)
     
  20. lu_chin

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    Re: Great Job

    To be fair, KIS and KAV do have PDM while ESS does not have a HIPS component. Also, KIS 7 will have some additional improvements too. I guess the sea is still big enough for all the fish out there.

     
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    Downloaded and installed today. I took the usual precautions for a full backup, etc. but I needn't have bothered.

    Installation was swift and sure and ... no reboot! Just started right up! I like that!

    So far stability has been excellent, resource useage very acceptable.

    I like the user interface... It'll take some adjustment to find where stuff is compared to 2.7 but that's ok, I can handle change. :)

    Like the active connections monitor for the firewall ....

    Would like to see some access of features via right click of system tray icon, but I'm sure that's coming...

    Off to a good start.. If the finished product resembles what I'm seeing now, I'll be happy. I can sell this to my clients!
     
  22. JeremyWW

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    I'm sure the sea is big enough. The problem I have with Kaspersky is that they have tightened the product up to the point where it is now causing people real usability problems. Just check out their forums and look at the number of issues people raise. I found the product difficult to use and the interface convoluted, and I've been in the IT industry for 20 years! I find it hard to recommend Kaspersky to my own customers for these reasons, who really want top notch 'set it and forget it' protection. ESS has come closer to that as a first Beta, within 24 hours of me using it. Frankly, I believe KAS have made their products too complex. They need to take care that they don't frighten off the very people they need as customers - it's no good just appealing to the 'techies'...

    Jem
     
  23. cupez80

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    i still like the old green NOD32 logo :D
     
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    Offcourse Firewall needs soem polishing and I surely hope it will get some kind of HIPS. But for a first beta it definately looks great
     
  25. C.S.J

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    ok, beta or not, ive never seen sooo many bugs in a beta before, just look at them all, and thats just people on wilders, woah!

    looks like they have spent a over a year doing it without removing any bugs themselfs, very poor beta, i suggest people wait a few more betas.
     
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