AV-part of SystemSuite and Fix-It 3 and 4

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by FanJ, Feb 18, 2004.

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  1. FanJ

    FanJ Guest

    Attention for users of the older versions 3 and 4 of SystemSuite and Fix-It (formerly Ontrack, now VCOM).

    Site:
    http://v-com.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/v_com.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?&p_lva=1&p_faqid=910

    Quotes:

    Effective February 13th 2004, VCOM is unable to provide AntiVirus update pattern files to SystemSuite and Fix-It Utilities versions 3 and 4.

    Changes to the AntiVirus engine provided by Trend Micro necessitated a new pattern file formatting from Trend Micro. This was done to enhance the security and effectiveness of the AntiVirus application. Unfortunately this means that users of Fix-It and SystemSuite version 4.0 can no longer utilize these pattern files.

    Both SystemSuite 5 and Fix-It Utilities 5 include this new AntiVirus engine.

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    Read more at above mentioned site.
     
  2. nameless

    nameless Registered Member

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    Yeah, in other words, "What a great way to get users to upgrade to the new version!" Funny how Trend Micro updated the engine for its PC-cillin line of products, including legacy versions, and made the update available the same way it makes signature updates available--automatically.

    The update involves just replacing three driver files--the anti-virus pre- and post-filter drivers, and one supporting driver. Vcom is totally full of it for saying they can't provide a simple update for existing users.
     
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