What is the most recent version of CIS Premium 5 (free) and where can I download a copy? I seem to remember the last version of CIS 5 Premium was 5.12 but I can only find 5.10 (at CNET) to download. Any place else that you might recommend for that download?
I had been trying to follow the very long thread announcing the release of CIS 6.1 and have quite a mess on my hands now after upgrading my CIS 6.0 to 6.1 then back to 6.0. My system has always been quite “zippy” compared to other XP SP3 systems, Pentium 4 processor, that I have seen. Now it is the slowest that I have ever experienced with a reinstalled CIS Premium 6.0.
I was quite happy with CIS Premium (free) 6.0 then got a real mess on my system
- with the 6.1 upgrade on the first day of the release over the top of 6.0 with all file signature dates of 04/15/2013,
- which I uninstalled,
- clean reinstalled an updated version of the 6.1 release (with a few file signature dates of 4/18/2013 instead of the original 6.1 with file signature dates of 4/15/2013) from the first post in that thread.
- and then system would not boot to Windows log in screen, it just hung with a blank blue screen (the log in screen has the same blue background). There was no message displayed on the screen, it was not a BSOD situation.
So, I completely uninstalled CIS Premium 6.1 and clean reinstalled CIS Premium 6.0 of which I still had/have a copy of the last/latest 6.0 installer. Now, with CIS Premium 6.0 reinstalled on my system, it is lagging in loading applications, some taking one minute to three minutes to load when they previously loaded in seconds, almost in a flash. In addition, I have noticed during those lag times, watching Sysinternal Process Explorer, that “System” total CPU usage is spinning in excess of 50% for the duration of the lag time (from one minute to exceeding 3 minutes) AND cis.exe is involved in that to a certain extent, then when “System” settles back to or near zero, the application loads. Applications are browsers, opening the “My Computer” interface, opening Windows Task Manager, virtually anything on my system.
I am beginning to feel that I may be forced to completely reinstall, on a separate drive, my complete OS and all updates, all applications, and everything. If that becomes necessary after just doing so on a brand new drive just over a year ago, it may be good-bye Comodo for me and a return to the security application that I had been using, and with which I was mostly satisfied, for many years.
I had such great hopes for my use of Comodo, but now I am really uncertain and uncomfortable with CIS.
I may or install CIS 5.x, but would like a link to download the most recent version, if I should decide to do so.