ESET NOD32 Antivirus 10 is one of that lightweight antivirus software that provides you better protection without consuming a lot of resources. It was first launched in the market during the time when viruses were rampant in the market and the people were tired of letting their systems getting scnanned every now and then which led to the system being slow. The latest versions of NOD32 uses a meagre 20MB of your RAM (which is far less compared to other applications) and has good coverage on all types of viruses (malware, Trojans etc).
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 10 like all other antivirus software relies on regular updates to identify new ‘releases’ of virus in the market and they are good. Most viruses especially Trojans are adaptive and new ones often come into the market. NOD32 updates its database in order to track these Trojans and are passed to the customers with updates. There is no full proof solution to detecting Trojans and we have to rely on the vigilance of the Antivirus software where NOD32 does a very good job. . The three sources of Viruses are 1) External Devices 2) Web content 3) Application Installs. NOD32 incessantly monitors these 3 sources for any virus intrusion. Browser Viruses are very common because of which NOD32 comes out with a special Internet Security Pack that prevents the virus from entering the system altogether.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus have a beautiful log file in which we can see all the quarantined files and the suspected virus they seem to contain. It comes with a complete system scan or localize scan which is helpful for external devices. People who feel geekier can go to Advanced Configuration and setup their SCAN Options, Integrate it with their Web Clients, enable HIPS (Host Based Intrusion Protection System, Configure UI. The default values will be chosen in case you do not want to meddle with these. Also it is recommended that one should be careful while making change to the configuration especially the HIPS.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 10 Key Features and Benefits:
• ESET Live Grid.
• Gamer Mode.
• Energy Saving Mode.
• Smart Detection.
• Enhanced Media Control.
• Advanced HIPS Functionality.
• Light Footprint.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus like all other antivirus software relies on regular updates to identify new ‘releases’ of virus in the market and they are good. Virus detection in ESET NOD32 Antivirus is configured to automatically quarantine the threat files and then the user can choose to either delete or remove that file from quarantine. The files staged to quarantine are harmless to the system. One can keep flooding the system with a variety of antivirus software but if you are looking for software that is smart and takes care of the system without you getting involved at every step NO32 is the perfect solution.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus also comes at a good price (3 licenses for 3 years at 95 pound) and (1 license for 1 year at 30 pound). Comparing with the current rates of other Antivirus (Kaspersky: 3 licenses 1 Year 65 pound, Avast: 3 licenses 2 years 65 pound). It has received good ratings from all online reviewers (CNET: 4/5, notebook review: 5/5). In online megastores too nod32 is the best selling antivirus (Amazon: 4/5, Flipkart : 4.7/5 ). Some people have complained about installation difficulties with the software but these are one off issues.
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