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Product: VirusScan 5.02
Company: McAfee
Estimated Street Price: $39.95
Review By: Julien JAY

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Installation & VirusScan
3: Virus protection & misc features
4: FirstAid 2000 & PGP 2000
5: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for McAfee VirusScan Deluxe 5.02.



Final Comments

How It Grades

Installation: 90%
Features: 85%
Performance: 80%
Interface: 90%
Ease of use: 80%
Virus Detection: 90%
Overall: 85%

In conclusion this new release of McAfee VirusScan 5 Deluxe brings new interesting and unique features but also keep the good features that made the success of the Norton Antivirus a challenge. VirusScan 5 Deluxe is easier to use and everyone will love its new improved interface. The scan speed has also been slightly improved while keeping an excellent virus detection engine. PGP 2000 adds a real plus value to the package but FirstAid 2000 isn't worthy of being included on this suite. So if you need antivirus software with high-end security features go ahead and buy this one (you can try it for free by downloading it on the McAfee website). It's really a good buy due to its low price of $39 and the free virus updates.




Specs & Package
Overall Score 85%
Version Reviewed McAfee VirusScan 5.02 US
Release Date Out Now
In The Box? Software CD
Registration card
McAfee products flyer
3 months of free McAfee Clinic Service
The Good Points Great Interface
New unique features
Update itself module
The Bad Points FirstAid 2k is useless
Vshield & the schedule modules are the same that in the 4.03 drop of VS
Reviewers PC Setup Pentium III 1Ghz EB
Intel VC820 Motherboard
Windows 98 Second Edition
256MB RDAM 800mhz w/ECC
DirectX 7a
17 " Sony Trinitron Monitor
Matrox Millennium G400Max 32Mb
Microsoft SideWinder Game Pad
Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro
Sound Blaster Live!

DVD Rom Player - Pioneer 10x

PC Required Minimum System

Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, DOS, OS/2
100MHz Pentium processor with MMX or equivalent
32MB RAM for Windows 95 and 98, (64 MB is recommended)*, (64MB RAM for Windows 2000)
17MB hard disk space
CD-ROM drive for installation

<-- FirstAid 2000 & PGP 2000


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