Anivirus for Pocket PC?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by ChrisP, Jun 29, 2004.

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  1. ChrisP

    ChrisP Suspended Member

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    I will be getting a Toshiba e400 Pocket PC in a couple of days and would like to know which AV to buy. Is an AV essental on this platform? How widespread are viri on this OS?

    Cheers for any advice.
     
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    optigrab Registered Member

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    I've seen several AV's for Pocket PC (Bitdefender, F-Secure). I haven't been inclined to try any.

    To date I have not heard of any ITW PPC viruses. Moreover, one has to consider how your PPC might get infected. Certainly the opportunities are limited. I personally don't do any real-time web surfing on my PPC (no WiFi on my iPaq 2215, ditto your Toshiba). I generally only upload web content via Avantgo, sync with Outlook, and install software applications that have receive favorable reviews. Not terribly risky at all.

    I do recommend backup software - Sprite Backup. It's better than the backup performed by ActiveSync, and has saved me once or twice already.
     
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    I think Avast makes one as well.
     
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