Active Mode ?

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by KL3R, Dec 2, 2008.

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  1. KL3R

    KL3R Registered Member

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    Hello,

    Is it advisable to use the active mode for web browsers? However, when IE7 is in active mode, the Windows updates are impossible ...

    Windows Live Messenger should be considered a browser? And activate the active mode?

    (Sorry, my English is not very good)

    Thanks :)
     
  2. funkydude

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    I have nothing ticked for active mode, not really needed. Also, msn is not a web browser. Just tick real browsers, firefox, ie, opera etc, and leave the rest blank.
     
  3. KL3R

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    Ok, thanks.
     
  4. Dark Shadow

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    I have Active mode ticked for stronger filtering and have No updating issues or the like,However it is noted that passive mode is more compatible according to Esets notations.
     
  5. KL3R

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    Windows Live Messenger must be marked as Web browser (+ Active Mode) ? Because it is an application using the Internet.
     
  6. funkydude

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    No
    , it's for web browsers. Active mode is not needed at all for anything.
     
  7. Dark Shadow

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    It may not be needed but is recommended to use it according to eset.
     

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  8. funkydude

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    But files are checked as a whole at the end of the download anyway. Active mode truly isn't needed, and I wouldn't recommend it at all. Much safer to recommend it off if you want to avoid problems.
     
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