Abandoned security programs

Discussion in 'polls' started by roady, Jul 27, 2011.

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How many abandoned security programs you own ?

  1. 1

    15 vote(s)
    50.0%
  2. 2

    4 vote(s)
    13.3%
  3. 3

    2 vote(s)
    6.7%
  4. 4

    1 vote(s)
    3.3%
  5. More

    8 vote(s)
    26.7%
  1. roady

    roady Registered Member

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    How many security programs you bought or used are not in active developement anymore?
    I payed at least for 3:
    ProcessGuard
    System Safety Monitor
    Shadow Defender (suspicious rebirth)
     
  2. ExtremeGamerBR

    ExtremeGamerBR Registered Member

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    Shadow Defender. :(
     
  3. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    Where's 0? I don't use such things with the current advancements of malware.
     
  4. Cutting_Edgetech

    Cutting_Edgetech Registered Member

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    Yeah, you forgot to put an option for 0 lol I use Shadow Defender, but it works perfect for me the way it is.
     
  5. tipo

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    none. all i used are in development
     
  6. 1chaoticadult

    1chaoticadult Registered Member

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    none, all the security apps I use still have very active development
     
  7. blacknight

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    System Safety Monitor :(
     
  8. PJC

    PJC Very Frequent Poster

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    Shadow Defender 3.25, but it works pretty well.
     
  9. roady

    roady Registered Member

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    0 was left out on purpose....;) ...I'm only curious about how many folks forked out some money for a security program to find out later that developement stopped......
     
  10. Dark Shadow

    Dark Shadow Registered Member

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    Shadow Defender.:doubt: Where is Tony.:blink:
     
  11. ichito

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    Shadow Defender...it's installed, but in my "archives" I have some setup files such orphan programs...just privat collection :)
     
  12. Acadia

    Acadia Registered Member

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    ShadowDefender. A week ago I would've replied with "2", but have started once again using good, ole version 2 of Faronics AE ... installed XP in a VM and was able to start using it once again. :cool:

    Acadia
     
  13. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    They're not all payware though.
     
  14. wtsinnc

    wtsinnc Registered Member

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    Abandoned or discontinued- it really doesn't matter as the result is the same.

    I bought Trend Micro Antispyware version 3.0 and shortly thereafter it was upgraded to version 3.5.
    A few months later, it was discontinued as a separate product.
    I hated to see it go.
     
  15. Page42

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    Too bad the poll question didn't ask...

    How many security programs have you bought or used that are in active development, but you abandoned them anyway?

    That would have been a fun thread. :cautious:

    For this poll, all that comes to mind immediately is BOClean.

    Not a lot of active development going on with that one.
     
  16. Tarnak

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    SSM
    FD-ISR
    Shadow Defender

    ...and they still work for me in XP (x86) ;)
     
  17. noone_particular

    noone_particular Registered Member

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    I have no idea how many abandoned discontinued security apps I've tried over the years. Still have several dozen.
    Regarding ones I still use, all of my core security apps are abandoned or discontinued:
    System Safety Monitor
    Kerio 2.1.5
    Proxomitron
    The combo is lightweight, rock stable, and has never let me down. No reason to change.
     
  18. cm1971

    cm1971 Registered Member

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    This...I don't use anything abandoned either.
     
  19. acr1965

    acr1965 Registered Member

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    I've got an old XP machine in the back room that still has snoopfree on it :)

    http://www.snoopfree.com/default.htm

    Maybe it's still got SafeSpace on it too? I haven't even booted it up in a while.
     
  20. icr

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    Are freewares allowed;)

    Comodo's BOclean and CTM:'(
     
  21. acr1965

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    I purchased AVG Identity Protection when it was on sale. Then I found out the reason it was on sale was because it was no longer supported as a stand alone product. I remember reading their response something about since I got such a good discount I should not complain. Never will I do business with that v3 store again. At least I got my money back though.
     
  22. NRProia

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    Hello,

    SuperAdBlocker. I just replaced it with Ad Muncher Premium.

    Regards,

    Nathan
     
  23. Osaban

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    Abandoned and no longer using: ShadowUser Pro, the notorious ProcessGuard, RegDefend. Shadow Defender is the only abandoned one that I still use.
     
  24. trjam

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    First Defense-ISR
    SafeSpace

    In my viewpoint, the 2 greatest software security programs ever created, and they didnt make it. Go figure.o_O