NOD32 near the bottom of list

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by rayg, Nov 25, 2003.

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  1. rayg

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    To be honest I can post about an other 20 website that have about the same scale

    what they have first on other av test and review site can end up being last also... their all bias...
     
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    The test is hardly perfect. For exactly, yes it has ease of use marks, but it fails to mention that although a program like NAV is easy to use it hogs resources more than George Bush and his oil. Very surprising there is no actual real information on detection, proof of heurisitc effectiveness, drain on resources, false positives etc. etc. To me this is just a marketing ploy to boost sales of the highest rated AV products on the website.
     
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    How they can put AVG ahead of NOD 32 for instance, beggars belief. I recently trialled a number of AV products before settling on NOD. AVG is difficult to configure properly - there are too many options in too many separate modules. On a multi-user XP system I found it an absolute nightmare trying to change settings for users. The testing I did of its On-Access scanner against an (admittedly very limited) file library of virii returned a detection rate of 1 in 6, and a delay of several seconds on occasions before getting a warning when accessing the Eicar test file didn't inspire confidence.
     
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    How is NOD32 at the "wrong end of the scale"? If you actually read the review and look at the chart, you'll see that they rate NOD32's detection highly, and only give it a low overall rating for its "Ease of use", "Ease of installation and setup", documentation, and so on. The summary of the NOD32 review is:

    Just be happy that they didn't figure in the quality of customer support into the rating.
     
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    LOL, well here in Oz (only when Rod is at the helm) the tech support is great :D
     
  7. Without elaboration of what they mean by each category, and detailed explanation of why each AV does well or not in each non-detection category, this becomes yet another futile exercise, and a thoroughly unscientific test.

    NOD32 must be doing something right. It's okay to rank Panda or Trend or others occasionally near the top with Norton and McAfee 'cos nobody takes them as serious contenders for top AV, but there must be a reason why NOD consistently gets put down for all sorts of dubious UNEXPLAINED criteria.

    And of course, a trolling topic like this gives people like snipped -paul every reason to crawl out from under their rock and crap all over nod32, again.
     
  8. Paul Wilders

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    That sums it up rather well.

    We can go on for ever on this reoccuring subject; it would contribute anything new or useful.

    Thread closed.

    regards.

    paul
     
  9. jan

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    Hi Horse With No Name,

    agree:

    >Without elaboration of what they mean by each category, and detailed explanation of why each AV does well or not in each non-detection category, this becomes yet another futile exercise, and a thoroughly unscientific test.NOD32 must be doing something right. It's okay to rank Panda or Trend or others occasionally near the top with Norton and McAfee 'cos nobody takes them as serious contenders for top AV, but there must be a reason why NOD consistently gets put down for all sorts of dubious UNEXPLAINED criteria.

    Please eliminate any personal comments:

    >And of course, a trolling topic like this gives people like ><edit copied> will be comig along soon, I expect) every reason to crawl out from under their rock and crap all over nod32, again.

    Thanks, :)

    jan
     
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