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Posted by Stoic Hawk (5 months ago)

My Thoughts on ESET

This is good av software that tends to be more proactive & speedier than the others. Support is great. Got it to enhance my PC's performance in Windows 10 vs using Windows Defender. IMO it is worth the moola. Sometimes it goes on sale so that's when I let my coworker buddies know. Two of them have already installed on their home computer.

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Jared King reviewer photoPosted by Jared King (5 years ago)

Nice All-in-one Security Solution

I didn't want to spend a lot of $ to protect my new touchscreen Asus Zenbook UX31A. After researching my options, ESET Smart Security was the best reviewed security suite at the best price (figuring in the coupon discount). I wanted anti-spam to filter out emails, and this product has it, and I needed anti-theft/recovery, and ESS has it as well.

I'm playing Torchlight 2 right now and don't have the weird pausing problem I had before when I was using the free Microsoft Security Essentials. Frame rate at 1080p was crappy, but once I brought it down to 1366x768, and turned off some eye candy, it ran great.

If you have a premium ultrabook I certainly recommend ESET Smart Security.

Bought: ESET Smart Security v6

Pros:
  • good value based on features
  • good gaming performance
  • Cons:
  • could be even cheaper
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    7 out of 7 people said 'YES'

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    Shelly P reviewer photoPosted by Shelly P (6 years ago)

    ESET Coupon Worked

    Searched around for a coupon for ESET Smart Security and located it here. Being a single mom I really have to try and save money and the ESET Security discount will really help. I have three teenage kids, each with their own laptops. My son has already installed the software. I feel a sense of relief that we're using a proven solution to protect our family versus malware.

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  • saved 20 bucks
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  • too bad it's not cheaper
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    But Shelly P, you don't say what the actual code is!

    8 out of 10 people said 'YES'

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    Posted by Champion 2012 (6 years ago)

    NOD32 and Battlefield 3/Modern Warfare 3

    Purchased and downloaded ESET NOD32 v5 with the promotional code discount. Running it on my Sandy Bridge i7-2600K with Sapphire 6950 (more like a 6970 since I unlocked the extra shaders with an easy flip of the switch). Max/Ultra quality setting with no slow down at all. Smooth and pretty. I guess all the acclaim of ESET antivirus not slowing down gaming is not a secret rumor that is untrue.

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  • low cpu % usage according to task monitor
  • zero frame rate impact on newest games
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    4 out of 4 people said 'YES'

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    Posted by Nicole @ Facebook (6 years ago)

    Updated Promo Code for ESET Smart Security

    Just did some calculations for the discount obtained from the current ESET Promo Code posted for Smart Security.

    1 license for 1 year * 2 * 5 computers = $599.90

    Current promotion code pricing is $152.99

    To get the discount amount I do $599.90 - $152.99 = $446.91

    $446.91/$599.90 * 100 = 74.497% off

    That is one nice promo code discount.

    Pros:
  • big savings with the updated code link
  • Cons:
  • it's not free
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    Your math looks a little off to me. 75% off? Or, did you mean 75% of the original price. lol

    6 out of 7 people said 'YES'

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    Posted by Ted (6 years ago)

    ESET Smart Security 5 Thoughts

    I upgraded from ESS4 to ESET Smart Security 5 (took advantage of the 25% off) for our family. Here's what I think. My son "accidentally" downloaded a file infected with a trojan horse, and ESS 5 was able to block it no problem. I've had some email viruses blocked by the AV as well. Speed-wise I didn't notice any improvement over version 4 which meant you don't feel a slow down or anything. I had tried the free Microsoft Security Essentials and even on a quad core AMD PC the CPU at times can spike to 90% when I'm running Firefox and the AV at the same time. That was the reason why we went with ESET, but thus far I'm not sure if we really needed to upgrade to v5. If you are a new user then yeah ESS5 is a nice choice, but if you already have NOD32 4 or ESS4 it might be better to wait until 6 comes out and see if it offers more features.

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  • caught viruses and malware
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  • not much better than v4
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    v-4 is good but eset nod 32 has been proven for the past 9 yrs that IT CAN PROTECT AND NOT TAKE UP MEMORY LIKE NORTON , MCAFEE, PANDA,AVG, THESE ALL ARE TRASH EVERY ONE THAT HAS BEEN ON A FACTORY LOADED PC ALL FAILED AT FINDING MORE COMPLEX VIRUSES !!!! without the slowdown which is a 5 STAR ALL AROUND TO GET IT FIXED THE CORRECT WAY . GO TO WWW.ESET.COM FIND THE UNINSTALL ON THE WEBSITE THAT MATCHES YOUR CRAPPY ANTIVIRUS THEN UNINSTALL THEN PURCHASE YOUR NOD32 UPDATE ,SET THE PERIMETERS THE WAY YOU WANT AND YOU CAN REST KNOWING THAT YOU ARE PROTECTED TRY IT FOR A YEAR YOU WONT BE DISTRIBUTED

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    Posted by Bill H. (6 years ago)

    OK Antivirus Program

    After hearing a lot of good things about ESET Smart Security I thought I take advantage of a promo they had and give it a try. So far, I'm not impressed. I have a Dual core 2.2 PC running Windows 7 Home Pro and I have not seen any speed improvement over McAfee when I play games such as Dragon Age 2. It feels faster than the free Microsoft AV app, however. Maybe my expectations were too great.

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  • decent price
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  • not faster than McAfee
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    3 out of 5 people said 'NO'

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    Posted by patricia (7 years ago)

    Home computer IT manager

    Description states "up to" 4 users. However, the discount does not apply to 2, even with a 2 year renewal.

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    I didn't have a problem. For me I got 25% off for 2 years. Since we have 3 PCs we got an extra $15 discount. I think that's where you got confused!

    4 out of 4 people said 'NO'

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    Posted by John Lemon (7 years ago)

    Best anti-virus software I have ever used. Great value. Will continue to renew.

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    3 out of 4 people said 'NO'

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    Posted by snow (7 years ago)

    From what I've heard , this upcoming brand is starting to get recognition and take their share of the market for being proactive on speed, reliability, and response.

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    Posted by Robert (7 years ago)

    I have used it for 4 years and I am getting it for my moms computer now. I like how it is constantly updating and how it gives me warnings and updates when something has been found. It is very efficient and I recommend it to everyone.

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    2 out of 2 people said 'YES'

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    Posted by Mark (7 years ago)

    I've used ESET for 4 years and really like it. Reviews say it's difficult to use, but I don't find that to be the case. I've tried other products but find ESET allows my computers to run their fastest while protecting them at the maximum. I even try to convince others to try it. Loving it. ###-#####913

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    Posted by R Duggan (7 years ago)

    I have been using ESET NOD 32 for approx 5 years now , on recommendation of a It manager. I have had no problems with viruses in that time and the software is so unobtrusive compared to the Home pc virus protection standards.

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    3 out of 3 people said 'YES'

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    Posted by Manor (7 years ago)

    ESET Smart Security 4 is the best complete system protection software there is, hands down, i have been using this product for about 4 years now starting with NOD32 on up.Never had a single infection to date, knock on wood. keep up the good work guys.

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    2 out of 2 people said 'YES'

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    Posted by bill (7 years ago)

    excellent software! it does everything i need. i would recommend it to everyone.

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    2 out of 3 people said 'NO'

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    Posted by Mark (7 years ago)

    Great product! I recommend it highly.

    Love it. I use it on all my computers.

    Great stuff.

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    1 person said 'YES'

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    Posted by A.R. (7 years ago)

    Excellent product, been using for years! Love that it doesn't take up memory.

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    Posted by Daniel Mercier (7 years ago)

    We have been ESET products for more than 5 years. The level of protection is unrivalled.

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    Posted by das (7 years ago)

    it's the best antivirus for sure out there you can't do better than this

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    1 out of 2 people said 'YES'

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    Posted by D Miller (7 years ago)

    Have used E-Set for several years. Love the product. Have total confidence in the program as well as the customer support service. Now, if It would only wash my windows .. .. .. .. !

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    Posted by tuler (7 years ago)

    I've been using Eset for years and have recommeded it to many of my friends. I've found the tech support people to be very helpful. I wish they provided support on on weekends

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    Posted by Steve (7 years ago)

    have been using the trial version for a month, very satisfied with the product, it comes highly recommended, and after the the last month i concur. well worth the money, one of the best antivirus programs out there, in my opinion.

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    Posted by bulent (7 years ago)

    Thanks, quiet satisfy with the product, feel safe on the internet.

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    2 out of 2 people said 'NO'

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    Posted by Joy (7 years ago)

    Have had great luck with eset. Good service and no virus issues.

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    Posted by Stephanie (7 years ago)

    This anti virus is amazing.. we had tend micro and a friend recommended Nod 32 and it is awesome

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    Posted by chaon (7 years ago)

    Nice software, easy and full option.

    No more viruses or spyware anymore !!!!!!

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    Posted by John Caruso (7 years ago)

    excellent product! I have been a customer for two years and have never had a problem with a virus. The protection is seamless and effective

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    Posted by G. Campbell (7 years ago)

    I've used ESET Smart Security Home Edition for two years now. A friend of mine used to download free versions of other PC security for me off the internet. I would always run into problems. He then recomended this product. I haven't had any problems in the past two years. The warning and isolation system has been great. I suspect limiting my kids' use of my computer hasn't hurt either.

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    Posted by Ray (7 years ago)

    Without a doubt one of the best Antivirus in the market, it has kept my pc's trouble free for a long time. Using minimal resources, you don't know it's there until you need it. I would recomend it to anybody who asks about it.

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    Posted by Tim (7 years ago)

    Small footprint, system never slows. I never even know it's there except for the notices advising me of the all the viruses I'm protected against.

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    Posted by pj (7 years ago)

    I have used Eset for 2 years and have been pleased with the product. good stuff

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    Posted by Sue (7 years ago)

    ESET Nod 32 is the bomb! It runs lightly and quietly in the background. I feel secure browsing the net. I heard about it on the Tech Guy show. Leo LaPorte (gee I hope I spelled that right), suggests it for home and business. This will be the 3rd year I am a happy customer. Thanks!

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    Posted by Fred Brown (7 years ago)

    I have used Eset for 2 years and have been pleased with the product plus anytime that I needed customer service, I have gotten answers right away.

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    Posted by Brian (7 years ago)

    What a great program. Uses minimal resources to get the job done, definitely not a memory hog.

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    Posted by steve (7 years ago)

    I have been running Eset in one form or another for several years now and am so immpressed that all my family and extended family members and friends are using it too. It is not a system hog and when it comes to security, I think it is bulletproof.

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    Posted by Jack Sokol (7 years ago)

    Eset is a great product. It is the most efficient anti-virus program, as it uses very little of your system resources, unlike McAfee and Norton which are system resource hogs. That's the last thing you need in a anti-virus program.

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    Posted by B. Scott (7 years ago)

    Solid antivirus program. No complaints. Simple to use and not a resource hog. Advanced interface options available if desired. Would recommend and buy again.

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    Posted by JKM (7 years ago)

    Great product! I use it for my all of my business machines.

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    Posted by John (7 years ago)

    Great antivirus app!

    Efficient product & Daily updates. Quick interception of viruses and quaranteen.

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    Posted by Jim Gleason (7 years ago)

    This program has fully protected my work computer. It notifies and blocks viruses immediately.

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    Posted by Fred K. (7 years ago)

    good product, I have used it for three years and have had no issues with it...it has been a posiive experience.

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    Posted by Dave (7 years ago)

    It works all the time every time! I have been using eset nod 32 for years and they have only protected my pc or fixed an issue without hesitation.

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    Posted by Al (7 years ago)

    As perfect as one can expect!

    The reviews are spot-on.

    NEVER a virus

    Easy to use.

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    Posted by gorch (7 years ago)

    I have been using eset since 2008 and it's a great deal of protection for a great value.

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    Posted by Ravi Reddy (7 years ago)

    Great product and I recommend this product to everyone in my family.

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    Posted by Donna Henderson (7 years ago)

    I have been using Eset on both of my personal computers and I love it and would recommend it to any pc users.

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    Posted by dichotomy (7 years ago)

    Simply put this is the best Antivirus software on the market. It doesn't garble up your computer with a bunch of useless stuff and does a great job of keeping mine clean. Buy it you will not be disappointed

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    Posted by Kevin L. (7 years ago)

    Efficient product!

    PC is not bogged down.

    Daily updates.

    Quick interception of viruses and quaranteen.

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    Posted by albert (7 years ago)

    very happy runs great, had nortons and its to expensive and slows down the system

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    Posted by Noel Wheatley (7 years ago)

    Great piece of software, works seemlessly and havn't had any virual problems in the 2 years I've been using it.

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