AVG antispyware

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by the insider, Feb 18, 2008.

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  1. the insider

    the insider Registered Member

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    Is this app known for many FP ?? I use SAS PRO and when I had my HD scanned yesterday AVP Free found something that SAS didn't (dropper)? Before I change I like to know a bit more about it.
     
  2. Ngwana

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    NO, but like any other product not perfect.

    There is no rule that says if SAS PRO did not find 'it', nothing else will. However you are free to submit a sample to AVG to confirm it is an FP or not.

    No NEED to change, it may be fine to keep your SAS PRO. AVG Antispyware is based on a former Anti-Trojan product known Ewido. Take care. :cool:
     
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    I'ts not know for much actually , ive ran it 6months with nothing found perhaps a good thing though :)
     
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    As was said, submit it to AVG to see if it's a false positive.
    I use both SAS free and AVG free as on demand scanners.
    They almost never find anything.
    Regards.
    Hugger
     
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    When something is found by any application that has such a generic name as "dropper", chances are it was flagged because of likely behaviour. (Heuristics.) Such a find is always worth further investigation. A lot of the scanners can do this at times. Doesn't mean that AVG is "bad".
     
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