AppRanger Feedback

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  1. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

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    I have seen some information about an application called AppRanger. I like to see a lot of feedback from users before I try a new software. I have seen some feedback in the following WildersSecurity Posts:

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=214466&highlight=appranger

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=215897&highlight=appranger

    Has anyone else gave AppRanger a Try? Would you recommend it? Does it work with Sandboxie?

    I like the idea of having an application that can periodically lock down my PC when I am on the web.

    Thank you.
     
  2. Peter2150

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    Well right off the bat it's for servers, so it's probably not ideal for home use.
     
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    who says that?it is for home use also:thumb:
     
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    it is fast and yes work with sandboxie:thumb:
     
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    I gave it a quick spin with no problems/conflicts.

    Has a lot of features and able to be configured to the user's requirements. Seems like a good program which can lockdown the whole system, any program, removable media and so on. It's logging features are strong too, showing you what has been run, what has been changed. The program can also be password protected to prevent others from accessing it.

    I noticed IE is sandboxed automatically. jmonge, I know it's easy to add other programs to be sandboxed. But how does appranger go when downloading a file, and recovering the file? Fairly straight-forward?
     
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    plus it is also a sandbox with a scaner(fast one)
    i lock down my system and only put it medium when i need to download updates from microsoft every second thursday(something like that)
    and with this sandbox you could block all file extension that can carry viruses/spywares(zip files,mp3,exe,com,bat.batch and more)what ever you want,also black list pages that you think are bad and has a banner and adware blocking feature,blocking adds in real time(no more mvps host file here)and more plus is very fast and strong(price $18.95)
     
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    very easy to recover and it will ask you for a scan:thumb:
    note:bydefault the exe extension is block so you will have to do a litle trick with the(not hard)mause click:thumb: let me know if you dont understand.
     
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    you could allow or denny content(or extension)from the menu also
    you could temporary block java script in some pages(js extention).
     
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    It's definitely very light, and the scanner doesn't use up any resources either.

    After using it, I wouldn't hesitate in purchasing it.

    Others on here should give it a run. Shouldn't conflict with your other programs. http://www.appranger.com/

    jmonge, is the license for one year? I know their site has some specific screenshots, http://www.appranger.com/screenshots.php , but would you be able to post a couple of others, say of its configuration features, or its logging? Others might find it to be beneficial.
     
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    also the appranger scaner(deep fasts can)can find rootkits and also will tell your security score from 10 to 1 (security risk level)i tri it,i downloaded alot of wierd stuff(not virus)and find all of then with the scan(unclusified stuff)
     
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    also you can block all type of file extentions in real time.
     
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    I have to buy another license if I reformat? Why?
     
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    have no idea why they do that but after installing appranger you wont need to format you clean and protected pc anyway:thumb:
    the best thing about AppRanger is the lockdownload feature is that it denies any
    persistence changes to system
     
  16. jmonge

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    in download.com you could read about the licence information or send them email to support@appranger.com for info:thumb:
     
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