Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0 receives first UK award

21 Jun 2004
Comparative Tests

Kaspersky® Anti-Virus Personal 5.0 has been awarded Best Budget Buy in the latest edition of Computer Shopper, one of the most popular IT publications covering computer hardware and software in the UK.

This new version of Kaspersky's popular product particularly impressed the reviewer and did extremely well under all the tests that it was presented with. They specifically highlighted the major enhancements to this new version which includes: an improved menu system and set-up options, increased scanning speed and a brand new interface. The improved usability of the product was apparent, "Thanks to a radically updated interface Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5 is much easier to use then previous versions, the function-over-form interface of the previous versions is no more, and this release is a positive pleasure to use".

Whilst Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0 has undergone these significant improvements to functionality and usability it still excels in its virus detection capabilities, "Kaspersky has a reputation for developing very accurate anti-virus software. This latest version is no exception and performed immaculately in our tests, detecting every one of our viruses, harmful scripts and Trojan files".

Overall the reviewer described Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0 as, "An inexpensive, very accurate anti-virus program".