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ESET Smart Security 5 is one of the popular security solution for Windows users. Smart Security designed to protect your computer from threats and safe-guard your digital data. In addition to providing basic antivirus protection, the security suite comes bundled with a spam filter, firewall protection and parental controls. Recently, we did a review of ESET Smart Security 5, which you can read here.

Now, not everyone depends on a review to make a final buying decision. They like to test the product themselves before making the final decision. ESET normally offers a 30 days trial version for everyone to try their security suite before they’re required to buy a license for it. But, through this exclusive offer, you can get a free 60 days license of ESET Smart Security 5.

ESET Smart Security is one of the popular security solution in the premium category. Smart Security is designed to protect your computer from threats and safe-guard your digital data. In addition to providing basic antivirus protection, the security suite comes bundled with a spam filter, firewall protection and parental controls.

Here we took ESET Smart Security 5 for a test to see how effective it is in protecting our system from threats. Please read after the break for the complete ESET Smart Security 5 review.

Kaspersky has made available a technical preview version of their flagship security suite Kaspersky Internet Security for Windows 8 Consumer Preview platform.

If you look at the build number of the technical preview, you will find it as 13.0.0.2292. The present build of KIS is 12.0.0.374(h) and titled as Kaspersky Internet Security 2012. So, technically this technical preview build will be titled as Kaspersky Internet Security 2013.

Few days back when Avast 7 was released, it became the first security suite to support the Windows 8 platform. Regular users who just want to protect their Windows 8 systems but don’t want to install a beta security product should install Avast 7 instead of KIS Technical Preview build. Kaspersky themselves have warned users that the software is “distributed as is” and it may be “unstable or may not function properly“.

Avast is one of the most popular antivirus among Windows users. Avast Software has made available avast! 7 which introduces cloud-based reputation scanning and streaming updates, remote assistance feature and export/import option for configuration settings.

Along with all the new features about which we talk below, avast 7 supports Windows Developer Preview. This is a good news for all users testing Windows 8 Developer Preview on their systems as they can now protect their systems with avast 7. Additionally, avast! users can now monitor the installation of the application through an online interface by visiting https://my.avast.com/. The online interface is read-only for now.

Microsoft has released Windows Defender Offline, an offline antivirus tool, for PCs that are badly infected by malicious and other potentially unwanted software, including rootkits, to even get full access to the Internet.

The offline antivirus tool basically allows a user to boot their infected Windows computer system from a CD, DVD or USB flash drive. It uses the most recent definition update available to scan the PC for malicious and other potentially unwanted software. It then helps the user to disinfect the PC from the hard to detect threats.

This tool is particularly useful to remove certain kinds of malware that prevents the user from visiting any security or antivirus website. Many malicious programs uses methods to prevent users from accessing those websites to prevent detection and cleaning. Sometimes, they corrupt Windows files to prevent any kind of network access.

AVG Technologies has released AVG Internet Security 2012 and AVG Antivirus 2012 the latest edition of their flagship security software. The latest version added new protection technologies, computer performance enhancements and content download acceleration. AVG 2012 is lighter, faster and smaller than any previous AVG product. In this article, you’ll find links to directly download AVG editions.

UpdateAVG Antivirus 2013 Free released. You can download offline installer of AVG 2013 from here.

The earlier versions AVG 9 Free and AVG 2011 Free is still quite popular among our readers. It provides basic security protection for your computer against malware, viruses and other malicious programs. The standard security module that AVG Antivirus Free Edition 2012 comprises of are an antivirus, anti-spyware, email protection, resident protection, LinkScanner, search-shield, surf-shield, anti-rootkit, PC analyze and identity protection.

Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 is one of the best antivirus available for Windows users. Few days back we posted about a promotion through which you can get a trial license of Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 valid for 90 days. Today, we found another promotion through which you can get a trial license of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 valid for 90 days.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 is the backbone of your PC’s security system, delivering real-time protection from the latest malware and viruses. It works behind the scenes with intelligent scanning and small, frequent updates, while proactively protecting you from known and emerging Internet threats.

Kaspersky Internet Security is one of the best premium security suite available for computer users. It offers protection against viruses, trojans, malware, phishing, spam, etc. Because of its popularity among PC users, we seldom see any Kaspersky promotion for the product. It was a long time when we actually came across any promotion. Well, it seems the wait is over as we have found promotion of KIS 2012 (Kaspersky Internet Security 2012) through which you can get Free KIS 2012 90 days trial license instead of the regular 30 days.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 delivers premium protection from viruses, Trojans, spam, hackers, and more. Its cutting-edge, hybrid approach to digital security combines innovative, cloud-based technologies with advanced antivirus protection to deliver a faster, more effective response to today’s complex, ever-evolving threats. You, your private data and PC are completely protected as you work, bank, shop and play online.

Security Software Downloader in-short SSDownloader is a Windows application which helps Windows users to directly download any security software. The application is very handy when you have reformatted Windows or have brought a new PC. It provides direct download links to various free/trial security suites. Using the user interface of the application, you can download your favorite security software directly from the official makers of the suite.

Security Software Downloader 2, the latest version released by its developers features a completely revamped user interface. SSDownloader 2 is an Open Source software hosted at SourceForge.net.

Using this program you can easily download various security software like Microsoft Security Essentials, AVG Antivirus, Avast! Antivirus, Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and many more. The program also provides download links to many popular trialware like Kaspersky Internet Security, Norton Internet Security. You can also download various Windows utilities like CCleaner, AutoRuns, AppRemover and more. In total the program offers around 50 download links to useful software.

Avast Software is running an online promotion on it’s Germany website. Through this promo, you can get yourself a free license of Avast Internet Security 6 valid for one year till April, 2012.

Unlike Kaspersky’s promotions, like the Chinese promotions (now expired) which were mostly limited to the language version of the product, where it is running. The license of Avast, which you will receive from this promotion works for English versions too, even though it is for Germane users.