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Another security program but with a few highlights

  • Jan 30, 2010
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I've used too many different security programs to even remember them all. Most recently I switched to Microsoft Security Essentials, why? Because it received good reviews and it was free. Before that I used avast, also free. While Trend Internet Security USB takes up surprisingly little memory, even when doing a full scan of your computer (if Trojan Hunter was taking up some 6,000k of memory, I did not see Trend take up more than 2,000k, under 1,000k when not scanning). The installation was quick and easy, after uninstalling Microsoft Security Essentials, and the update was also quick and flawless. Thus far it is working well enough. The real down point is the fact that the key I received with my copy is only good for one year. If I can use other programs, which are free, does the small amount of memory this program takes up make it worth registering and paying for year after year? Personally, I'd say no.

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