Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by fax, May 1, 2012.
are there any (or many) pop up ads or nag screens to upgrade to the paid version?
There wasn't any in the beta, but I would probably assume there arn't any...
I'm seeing this, same message, different hard disk volume:
Code Integrity determined that the page hashes of an image file are not valid. The file could be improperly signed without page hashes or corrupt due to unauthorized modification. The invalid hashes could indicate a potential disk device error.
File Name: \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files\CheckPoint\ZAForceField\Plugins\ISWSHEX.dll
No,i'm not seeing any nag screens.
Installed,rebooted and after half an hour the memory usage is huge.I have 3 gigs of RAM,but still....too much for my taste.
I talked to them about the high memory usage. According to them, the memory used does not affect the performance hit, so it is not a problem.
Some interesting results if you beleive in tests:
Yes,they're right,it doesn't seems to affect the system but i really don't like it this way.But it's just me.
Nowadays AV database updates are not in 1-2 bulk updates but few-many mini updates.
So autoupdates once in 24 hours simple sucks.
This might be a 64bit issue as I don't see this message on my win7 32 machine. Does this mean the forcefield integration is not working?
No, just an audit (soft warnings) from the OS that based on the hash the file may be corrupted. You can safely ignore, the file is fine and works OK. May be ZA development will need to modify the file to make the OS happy. Probably a minor issue to be fixed in future bug fix releases? Or may be not. No idea sorry.
Thanks! I figured it was ok since the 2 pc's that are running this suite work fine. I did email support on this but they have not responded. I did read somewhere that this was not an issue but I can't remember the source.
Still, a nice piece of software and you can't beat the price.
Hey! I am starting to be jealous, my retail version is running an older AV engine version now!! ......
I agree to a point. 24 hour auto-updates are not ideal, but as stated before, manual updates are unlimited. I perform a manual update on startup, and again a bit before shutdown.
For what Checkpoint is giving us for free, I'm very willing to deal with this.
what a good setting for application control settings should be set at?
On a clean machine you can set it at AUTO for the first couple of weeks and then move it to Max. Done
What happens when you set the defensenet to auto or manual then ?
You will get a pop-up for programs not yet listed in your application list with suggestion on trusting or not depending if they are known to the central ZA database of safe application. Normally the best is to leave it as AUTO and focus more on the unknows rather than blocking the knowns. You may want to consult the online help and review the various functions and options, since there are many related program control options and conditions to get a pop-up
Back to this I love it!
Can the AV be installed without the FW?
Do you think it would be good to put it in my top-5 AVs on my site instead of Unthreat? A free Kaspersky AV would probably be better than the free Vipre AV in Unthreat.
No, there is no option for a different optional install.
It may be a good choice, as unthreat has not been updated(program) for some time.
What i don't like is the download dialog which also auto asks if i want to run the downloaded file. It's so annoying. And i also don't like the look of the skinned download dialog if you turn off Advanced Download scan.
Yes that's what stopped me from downloading this. I want a full install package not a ~6MB install that'll probally download 200MB on install. Of course this means I can't install this on PCs with slow or no internet access.
I just put this on my sons netbook Along side Anti-Excutable and its very nice for free,Feels light and fast.Nice job on ZA's part.
does the av allow configuration for on demand scan only?
Yes, but i couldn't find any setings to supress warnings about disabled components which is a bit annoying...
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