mcAfee total protection - £2 instore @ ASDA (Walton, Liverpool)
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mcAfee total protection - £2 instore @ ASDA (Walton, Liverpool)

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Found 1st Jul
Found in Asda- Walton (liverpool)
1 year subscription
Mac, Windows, iOS and android
Multiple device protection
Think it's a good price

22 Comments

Good price, awful product.

Original Poster

Yes it slows down a bit but at least I'm wearing some protection

I always take precautions, everyone gets a false name and address.

Makes it a pain for Amazon deliveries though.

Avast! does a better job and is free, although they do have the odd annoying pop-ups, some of which are touting for you to buy the premium package.

wouldn't ever install this on any machine - even if it was free

Sophos for me and McAfee Endpoint Encryption are my choices but its hard to argue against this at a couple of quid if the PC is fast enough to run it.

Gentle_Giant

Avast! does a better job and is free, although they do have the odd … Avast! does a better job and is free, although they do have the odd annoying pop-ups, some of which are touting for you to buy the premium package.



Just right click the Avast icon in your notification area and turn on silent mode. Voila, no more annoying popups.

Regards
Flea

Fleabum

Just right click the Avast icon in your notification area and turn on … Just right click the Avast icon in your notification area and turn on silent mode. Voila, no more annoying popups.RegardsFlea



Do you think avast is better than AVG Free? Thanx in advance (_;)

Yuk, would rather give the £2 to charity

Panda free antivirus works for me.

skykid3

Yuk, would rather give the £2 to charityPanda free antivirus works for me.



Panda-free antivirus. Keep all those pesky pandas out!

You could spend £2 on the lottery and win millions, you probably won't but I'd do this before giving McCrappy any of my money.

Although they've fixed it now, for a while this was one of the few virus checkers that offered no protection against the latest ransomware

skykid3

Yuk, would rather give the £2 to charityPanda free antivirus works for me.




I hate to tell you this, but in proper independent testing, with real life virus's, and not a specific list of test viri under lab conditions - Panda came 2nd to last, only Win Defender got a worse score. Although to be fair to Panda, the Win Defender score was a LOT LOT worse.

TBH, NONE of the big premium name AV programs came out well in that test.
Edited by: "Gentle_Giant" 2nd Jul

Fleabum

Just right click the Avast icon in your notification area and turn on … Just right click the Avast icon in your notification area and turn on silent mode. Voila, no more annoying popups.RegardsFlea



Thanks, I thought that turned off virus detection warnings, so never tried it.

guttediam

Do you think avast is better than AVG Free? Thanx in advance (_;)



AV tools are like underwear, many different styles, all do the same job.

A good website is Gizmo's Freeware, they review various free software, their AV review is here.......

Qihoo 360 Total Security is their current top product, closely followed by Avast Free.

Regards
Flea

Gentle_Giant

I hate to tell you this, but in proper independent testing, with real … I hate to tell you this, but in proper independent testing, with real life virus's, and not a specific list of test viri under lab conditions - Panda came 2nd to last, only Win Defender got a worse score. Although to be fair to Panda, the Win Defender score was a LOT LOT worse.TBH, NONE of the big premium name AV programs came out well in that test.



I also have an on demand scanner installed malwarebytes, use it roughly once a fortnight or so, have unchecky running all the time, Web of trust installed on my browser, plus experience goes a long way you get to know when you shouldn't proceed with something online.

skykid3

I also have an on demand scanner installed malwarebytes, use it roughly … I also have an on demand scanner installed malwarebytes, use it roughly once a fortnight or so, have unchecky running all the time, Web of trust installed on my browser, plus experience goes a long way you get to know when you shouldn't proceed with something online.



If your looking for an on demand nasty removal tool, I'd recommended ADWCleaner, recently been purchased by Malwarebytes.

ADWcleaner download from Toolslib

Regards
Flea

Still a terrible product, just get something like avast free and does so much better

Cold from me sorry I wouldn't bother with mcafee even if you were paid to install it.
reason it's cold:
One of my friends had this and if screwed up his pc and he lost all his backups he had a nightmare with it.

Fleabum

AV tools are like underwear, many different styles, all do the same job.A … AV tools are like underwear, many different styles, all do the same job.A good website is Gizmo's Freeware, they review various free software, their AV review is here.......Qihoo 360 Total Security is their current top product, closely followed by Avast Free.RegardsFlea



Many thanx for info (_;)

I have issues with Qihoo 360 a few years back. My wifes PC* was infested with spyware, and Qihoo was STOPPING me from deleting it; nor could I disable or delete Qihoo itself.

In the end I had to format the HDD and start from scratch.

AFAIK Qihoo is Chinese government sponsored spyware.

* Running the Chinese version of Qihoo360 with the PC running the Chinese localised version of Windows - I forget if it was XP or 7.

I'm using McAfee at the moment, (free for Bt broadband users) . what can I say? I did get hacked in to my computer (Win 10). lost all my photos (only). Virus has blocked Internet connection (both Ethernet and WiFi) but McAfee was showing connected to Internet and I was able to update database but was unable to scan ma computer. I had to reinstall system in the end. we'll I'm still using it but do not recommend. Much better off with free Avast or AVG, best so far Kaspersky, might gonna have to go back...

Any AV should be better than none, was running paid for Bitdefender, but renewal cost seem steep to me, now using Bitdefender Free with BitDefender Anti-RansomWare...nearly went for Avira, always preferred it in the old days, Opera as a browser with pop up blocker, nothing is perfect but this seems to be working for me. Plus opera has built in vpn.
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