Security Suites: Please help me!

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by ejr, Nov 19, 2005.

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  1. ejr

    ejr Registered Member

    Nov 19, 2005
    OK...I'm not a computer guru, but I use one daily both at home and work. I am not technical or computer savvy at all. I've been using PC Cillin Internet Security for one year and I have not had any viruses. It's almost time to renew and I'm looking at a few others. If you have experience with any of these, I would appreciate your feedback regarding the positives and negatives of each product. Here's what I'm considering:

    1. Bit Defender
    2. Panda Platinum Internet Security
    3. Kaspersky Personal Security Suite
    4. PC Cillin Internet Security
    5. Nod 32 plus Outpost Pro Firewall

    Again, any input you have positive or negative would be appreciated.
  2. RobZee

    RobZee Registered Member

    Aug 7, 2004
    I've been using NOD 32 with Outpost 3.0 for several weeks. They seem to work well on my older Plll computer with XP Home.

    I've trialled the others you mention on a very limited basis, but I prefer my current combo for my setup.

  3. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

    Sep 21, 2003
    SW. Oklahoma

    Of the ones on your list I would pick Kav SS.

    but my self I prefer Norton Internet Security because on my comp it runs lighter than the other Security suites and the detection is as good or better than anything on your list.;)
  4. Albinoni

    Albinoni Registered Member

    Feb 17, 2005
    Perth, Western Australia
    I've got 3 PC's at home. 2 Desktops and 1 laptop. For one desktop and the laptop I use NOD32 V2.0 and Zone Alarm Pro 6. They both work very well in conjunction and have never had any issues what so ever. For my other desktop I'm using Bit Defender Pro 9 which includes antivirus, firewall and antispam. There is also BD Internet security which is similar to that of the BD Pro 9 only thing is it has parental control. The BD pro 9 has been an excellent suite for me and does the job well, well so does NOD32 in conjunction with Zone Alarm pro.

    Also have you considered Zone Alarm security suite. Apparently this SS has also won quite a few awards and uses Computer Associates eTrust Armour AntiVirus engine.
  5. Slovak

    Slovak Registered Member

    Mar 4, 2004
    Medina, Ohio
    IMO, pick your #3 or #5, can't got wrong with either. I would lean more towards #3 if you want better trojan protection without the need for an anti-trojan software program, but then again when nod32 releases its next version they say we are in for a surprise(whatever that means).
  6. Sputnik

    Sputnik Registered Member

    Feb 24, 2005
    I would recommend you staying with PC-cillin Internet Security. For a couple reasons:

    1) You already have good experience with it;
    2) It's lighter then all the others listed;
    3) The price is reasonable ($49.95 for the new 2006).
  7. mata7

    mata7 Registered Member

    Nov 8, 2005
    Mississauga, Canada
    i was on the same situation my pc cillin expired 2 weeks argot, this year i went Whit KIS Suit, so far am happy
  8. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

    Oct 7, 2004
    my opinion coincides with Slovak; also make sure that KAV runs ok on ur computer. for me, i dont like the slowdown so i use NOD32 instead. StyleWarz also brings up 3 good points. if pc-cillin is working well for you, is lighter, and is cheap, then it seems like an good choice.
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