AVG 8.5 Beta incl Identity Protection

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by subset, Jan 19, 2009.

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  1. subset

    subset Registered Member

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    From Beta testing site:

    AVG8.5beta.png

    To download the beta version a AVG Beta Account is needed, more informations:
    http://www.grisoft.cz/ww.79461

    Cheers
     
  2. vijayind

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    WoW, That was quick !!
     
  3. deanmartin

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    Going to give it a try on one of my xps.
     
  4. Legendkiller

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    wow,that will be great.........avg is getting ahead of avast and probably in ther upper tier of AV's....
    however,i think it will be part of its internet suite...
     
  5. Someone

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    Is the identity protection basically PRSC?
     
  6. RejZoR

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    Is it just me or this thing looks very similar to Norton Anti-Bot ?
    I mean look at the GUI structure and placement (not including detailed design and colors).
     
  7. progress

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    Yes, it is "Norton Anti-Bot" ;)
     
  8. Kees1958

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    Well,

    I have a PRSC lisence on Vista64. The advantage of PRSC is that it never pops-up. The downside is that you wonder why you are paying for it.
     
  9. Firecat

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    Currently it appears they are still deciding whether to include it on AVG 8 Pro edition or not. Most likely it will make it into the professional edition in some form or the other.
     
  10. m00nbl00d

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    And Norton Anti-Bot is a copy of PRSC. :D

    Why change a UI that works great, and that will be familiar to long users of SANA's product? :)
     
  11. RejZoR

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    If this will be also included in free version of AVG, we're looking at very interesting antivirus. If not, it will be the biggest fail...
     
  12. raven211

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    I think not, but I really hope I'm wrong. ;)
     
  13. gery

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    Will this be a part of AVG Antivirus or of the suite? At their site it says it is thesuite
     
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    im guessing it would only be in the suite, at least for now.
     
  15. Firecat

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    I think it will be included in AVG Pro at least. I looked up the news on a number of website and found some interesting comments:

    http://www.crn.com/security/212900313

    Very interesting statement. It remains to be seen what is the end result of it though. Maybe he means 1 percent of the latest Quad Core Intel processors :D

    Also from the same article:

    We might yet see a standalone application based on this......The statement about the technology making it into the AV only product appeared on some other websites as well.

    http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/200903/2785/AVG-bulks-up-with-Sana-Security-acquisition

    It does appear that at least AVG Pro will be getting the Sana Security technology.

    About AVG free, well this is what they had to say:

    http://www.itpro.co.uk/609509/avg-buys-sana-to-avoid-cloud-based-security
     
  16. gery

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    Any reports for this Beta from anyone using it
     
  17. aigle

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    If they add it to the free version, AVG will become the best free AV, good AV, Link Scanner and PRSC. That,s too good.
     
  18. TechOutsider

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    So it's Sana's technologies .. + AVG in-house heru.?
     
  19. RejZoR

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    Current free AVG is rather crippled. Crappy popup for payable version and onle 1 update check per 24 hours...
     
  20. Eice

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    Both easily rectified, and there's not many who beat it in terms of detection and speed of adding updates.
     
  21. Someone

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    I think putting PRSC into AVG free wouldn't be viable economically, because then many people might not buy the Pro and Suite version.
     
  22. progress

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    How can I disable this in AVG Free? :p

    I also think so ... :rolleyes:
     
  23. Eice

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    Thank you Eice :thumb:
     
  25. Eice

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    You're welcome. :)
     
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