ESET NOD32: The best easy-to-use anti-virus programme

ESET NOD32 has come a long way since its creation in1987. This Slovakian-made software is usually listed by respectable product reviewers in their list of top 10 best anti-virus programme. This easy-to-use anti-virus programme protects computers from viruses, Trojans, worms, malware, and spyware. However,it still has many other features that are beneficial to the user.

About the programme: Simple and effective

ESET NOD32 is a great choice for people who want to have a simple, yet effective, anti-virus software. Aside from its ability to scan and delete viruses, it can also guard computers against malicious programmes that come from the Internet. It scans emails to check for malicious codes and blocks websites that contain potential threats. Aside from that, it detects suspicious files on peripheral devices, such as external hard drives and USB flash drives. On top of all that, it scans in real time without causing computer lags.


There are several versions of the programme to fit different operating systems, including Windows, Mac, and Linux. According to AV usability tests, the programme scores a high 83% when tested on Windows 7. On Windows XP, it scores even higher at 92%. Not only that, the interface is user-friendly and quite easy to follow. The navigation on the system is well-suited for beginners as well. Nonetheless, there is an advanced mode for more experienced computer users.


For people who are always on the go, ESET NOD32 can be installed into a bootable USD drive or disk. This provides mobility and can be very helpful during emergency scenarios. Hence, users can always ensure the safety of the computers they use.


ESET NOD32 is a pretty neat and useful anti-virus programme, even though it is not the best or most poplar one out there. Nonetheless, it has the potential to remove threats from a computer and protect it in real time from any malicious program. In addition, it provides the user with the ability to create a bootable USB drive version for emergency purposes and mobility.

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