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Hasn't let me down yet.......

  • Sep 17, 2009
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Trend Micro Antivirus and Antispyware has made gains since last year, introducing a number of features in its 2008 model that are useful in both the home and small office. Aside from the intuitive interface, Trend Micro provides a number of configuration options that allow the user to control the application, something we faulted Norton Antivirus 2008 for not providing.

Trend Micro AntiVirus + AntiSpyware 2009 get off to a good start this year with the same clean and easy to use interface. The antivirus software is easy to install and intuitive. However, the antispyware portion of this application leaves much to be desired. Plus, the software tends to be resource-heavy and even sluggish at times. On top of that, Trend Micro AntiVirus + AntiSpyware 2009 don't do so well in independent testing. Results on overall effectiveness range from average to poor depending on the test.

Despite the nice look and feel, Trend Micro AntiVirus + AntiSpyware 2009 doesn't give us much confidence this year.

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Trend Micro AntiVirus + AntiSpyware is the essential security you need to safeguard all your data and files. With automatic scans, updates and outbreak alerts, you can rest easy knowing you have systematic, ongoing protection against the latest malicious viruses, worms, Trojan horse programs, and spyware.

Essential protection for your PC
Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware lets you send and receive email, share files and exchange instant messages securely:

  • Scans for viruses, spyware and other threats on demand or on the days and times you specify
  • Automatically scans your files, email and instant messages for viruses, spyware and other threats in real-time
  • Prevents unauthorized users from changing your critical applications, without impacting your PC's performance

Smart Defense against Virus and Spyware
Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware combines automated scans and powerful protection so you can relax while you email, share files and conduct other everyday tasks on your computer.

Top Product Features

Protects against current and future viruses
An award-winning anti-virus engine protects against computer viruses, worms, Trojan horse programs, and related security threats. Automatic updates immunize you against new computer virus outbreaks for the full duration of your subscription.

Defends your personal information with anti-spyware technology
Powerful anti-spyware technology guards your personal information and privacy against spyware, rootkits, and other malicious ...

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