Antivirus is most needed software to run your PC or Computer properly and keep your files and useful information safe and secure. Antivirus detects and then provides you several options like, delete, block and much more. Every Antivirus contains huge database of virus, so it can easy find which files or program is virus or not. Norton and ESET are two well-known brands in market for their Antivirus and Security solutions software’s and utilities.
Norton is one of the most demanded and reputed for their products and working for long time, while ESET is newer as compared to Norton but still their products are widely used and promoted as good software’s. Latest version of Norton's Antivirus is Norton Antivirus 2011 and ESET has introduced ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5.
Norton Antivirus is published by Symantec Corporation and the latest edition is Norton Antivirus 2011. It costs $39.99 for one year’s protection and this includes 24/7 support whenever you need it by email, live chat, phone or on online. It automatically downloads updates to the software while you continue to use your PC without interrupting you or slowing performance down. You also get a monthly report showing what the antivirus software did to keep you safe. Specific feature are listed below:
What's new Norton Antivirus 2011?
Protects your PC against the latest viruses, spyware, and other threats
What i dislike?
Operating Systems Supported
Minimum Hardware Requirements
Browser Plug-In Support
Price & Package
Fast protection that does more to stop viruses and spyware for 1 year protection for 1 PC will cost you $ 39.99.
ESET offers antivirus and security software for personal and small business use. ESET has two software packages, ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 and ESET Smart Security 5, both are latest versions of their series.
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What’s new in ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5?
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 detects and eliminates both known and unknown viruses, trojans, worms, adware, spyware, rootkits, and other Internet threats, so you can feel safe on the Internet.
Antivirus (ThreatSense® technology) eliminates Windows, Mac and Linux viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits and other malware.
Antispyware protects your online privacy and identity.
Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) blocks unauthorized changes to programs.
Cloud-Enhanced Whitelisting (Cloud-Powered Reputation) enables faster, more accurate malware detection.
Removable Media Control prevents malware infection from USB flash drives, CDs and DVDs; enables blocking by device ID.
Antirootkit detects and removes malware that hides from the operating system.
Gamer Mode suspends pop-up notifications, scanning and scheduled tasks while playing.
Internet Security Training teaches you tips and techniques to make your online experience even safer.
Price & Package
Adds an extra layer of detection to OS X Internet security features and delivers proactive and comprehensive detection that stops known threats from harming your computer and prevents new attacks for mac starts for 1 computer, 2 year cost you around $32.
In bottom i suggest you to go for Norton Antivirus 2011 not for ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 because they provide full value for money and tough security to your pc and also to your whole family up to 3 Pc’s with one year linens only for $39.99. Where there is no price factor in both antiviruses, there is big difference in prices. Norton is most popular antivirus in whole computer market and widely used in both home as well as in business areas.
Norton Antivirus does not currently support Windows 2000 whatsoever, so users of that operating system must make another choice. ESET NOD32 Antivirus however has no current plans to downgrade its Windows 2000 support, making it an obvious choice for Windows 2000 users.