ESET NOD32 antivirus 4 Review


In terms of performance and security, the ESET NOD32 antivirus 4 suite offers the best in the industry ensuring that your internet activities are always protected without reducing your browsing speeds or processing speeds.  However, while the essentials are taken care of with advanced diagnostic tools and heuristic detection, NOD32 also takes a positive stand on antivirus and anti-spyware protection. It actively scans all forms of Internet traffic, including email and encrypted channels, and the hard drive.


Installation and Setup

Designed to be a down-to-earth antivirus package, the ESET NOD32 antivirus setup is quite simple and easy to quickly implement.  From the initiation of the setup the wizard quickly guides the user through setting up scans by default or manually allowing you to quickly schedule convenient scan times.  Those that don’t want to mess with settings can also choose to allow ESET to monitor in the background and scan automatically as the program demands.

Also included in the set-up kit for users that are working with an infected or damaged PC, the ESET NOD32 antivirus suite also includes the ability to create a USB drive disc that works along with the Windows Automated Installation Kit to preserve your information and clean up the computer hard drive.

Interface and features

The entire interface of the ESET NOD32 antivirus 4 is designed for easy use and is completely straightforward and user friendly.  Users of all skill levels will have no issue navigating the interface due to the fact that the graphic user interface is self-explanatory and logically placed in an ordered manner.

Adjusting settings, report logging, and scheduling are all very simple tasks although the program will work perfectly fine on its own without any user prompting.  In fact, you can even set the ESET NOD32 to work on its own without asking for your input.
One of the main features that the ESET antivirus software is set to provide is speed, and the claims by ESET do not fail as the program can complete a scan in a fairly short period of time but without sacrificing any of your advanced protection or utmost security protection.  For those with laptops, the ESET NOD32 even has a function that allows you to optimize the security suite for optimal laptop performance without taking it out on your battery.

Of particular note within the antivirus package is the presence of the ThreatSense technology by ESET which allows for proactive monitoring so that you are protected from viruses that do not even have traditional signatures. 
Within its proactive activities is also the inbuilt technology to scan files as they are accessed which means prior to execution or opening.  While this not only protects your files from containing any viruses that may attack your computer, this actually means that you do not have to wait for a virus scan to be completed before opening a file since the scan is already completed.


System requirement 

Compatible with PCs having a free disk space of 28MB, running on Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 2000, Vista and Windows 7.

Help and Support

You can first look to the built in thorough product manual that comes packaged with the ESET NOD32 4 suite for aide and additionally head through the in program links for more support.  On the ESET website you can also turn to knowledge base or user forums for more information.  For additional specific aide with the antivirus software, you can submit a question using their online form for which you will receive an email or phone response depending on the nature of your query.



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Devised to be a user friendly antivirus protection suit for all computer user skill levels, what the ESET NOD32 antivirus 4 provides in simplicity it makes up for in complex virus protection.  In order to use the many perks and features of the loaded security suite you do not have to be a computer expert, but you still receive expert and secure protection in return making the affordable antivirus suite an excellent choice for all PC users.




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