v4 to v5 ?!

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by Fidelius, Mar 21, 2012.

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  1. Fidelius

    Fidelius Registered Member

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    Hello,
    A lot of things have been said about the bugs of version 5. I currently use Nod32 v4.2.71 on Windows XP sp3. I need to know if I can safely move to the latest version 5. Is there a benefit ?
    Thank you.
     
  2. trjam

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    I understand issues some have had, but in all honesty i have it running since its release on 3 differently configured computers and have zero issues.
     
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  4. Fidelius

    Fidelius Registered Member

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    Yes... the HIPS is a bit annoying with all his "allow or deny" questions.
     
  5. SweX

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    Not if you leave the HIPS in automatic.

    FYI. I have been using ESS V5 on Win XP SP3 since the release without any problems at all :thumb:
     
  6. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    If you are comfortable at that build level and have no issues running the app on a daily basis without bugs, I see no urgent need to upgrade.
     
  7. Vocalpoint

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    This was going to be my question. Still happily running v4 and was wondering if v5 is worth the effort at this stage of the game. I stopped by 4 months ago and v5 was causing major issues. Is it still?

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  8. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    You have the board query feature to make the determination as to what ongoing issues there are with v5. There are some of note that cannot be avoided - recent posts would probably show these.

    Again, if you have the last build of v4 and are not seeing any daily issues or bugs, I see no compelling reason to upgrade your software.

    There are new features in v5, it is a trade-off of useablilty against features.

    Regards,
     
  9. Vocalpoint

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    Good enough for me. Will stay with v4 for the foreseeable...

    Thanks!

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  10. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    You're welcome - keep us posted how it goes.

    Regards,
     
  11. Vocalpoint

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    Hmm..could be very boring trying to keep you posted since v4 works so well and hasn't exhibited a single issue in months/years. I may never return with an update. :D

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  12. siljaline

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    If any issues arise, please feel free to start a new thread to advise of issues, if any.

    Regards,

     
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