Eset NOD32 is a light antivirus protection best suited for computers with low resources. As you can see bellow the requirements are minimal:
Microsoft® Windows® XP
400 MHz 32-bit (x86)/ 64-bit (x64)
128MB RAM of system memory
320 MB available space
Super VGA (800 x 600)
Microsoft® Windows® 8, 7, Vista, Home Server
1 GHz 32-bit (x86)/ 64-bit (x64)
512MB RAM of system memory
320 MB available space
Super VGA (800 x 600)
  Now, about the features, there are five main areas:

  • Antivirus and antispyware - this feature is very useful to protect you against all the malwares, trojans and spywares. Thanks to the heuristic scan , the component is very efficient in finding even the unknown threats and block them.
  • Regular updates - this is the most important component of any software, in particular for antivirus being a major requirement. If an antivirus is delivering periodical updates, this means you will have a fresh database with the latest threats signature.
  • ESET Live Grid - This feature enables you to check for process reputation so you can know what process is responsible for
  • Removal Media Control - This is the protection layer against your computer and all the infected usbs with all kinds of malwares and rootkits, ready to take over your computer.
  • HIPS functionality - This mode let's the users to customize the antivirus behavior, and add a multitude of rules.
The installation is pretty simple and intuitive like any others installers, just click next,next,next and you are done. If you are a more advanced user you can go through the custom install that gives you more options.