Bitdefender Antivirus Free - English GUI

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by PaulBB, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. roger_m

    roger_m Registered Member

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    Not true, the standard Windows firewall is not that bad. I actually prefer it to third party firewalls due to the minimum of prompts. And, yes I do realise that is makes it less secure than other firewalls, but that's fine by me.
     
  2. wallpapers

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  4. Gandalf_The_Grey

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    See 1 page back the comment form Kees1958: France, Netherlands and Iran are excluded from free version with UK Gui. If you live in any of those countries you will be directed to the main page.
     
  5. whitestar_999

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    most home users are behind a router & a router firewall along with a good AV like bitdefender free along with windows firewall(7,8 ) is more than sufficient for home users.
     
  6. ams963

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    @Malware fighter
    I've not been infected for a long time. And no chance in near future.;)
     
  7. ams963

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    @roger m
    Completely agree.:thumb:
     
  8. IceCube1010

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    I love these funny comments. Avast is very good also.
    Ice
     
  9. SweX

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    It's not the firewalls job to stop malware really.
     
  10. Malware fighter

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    yeah, and I know why - with your low speed and limited GB connection you are physically unable to receive virus, because it jams your bandwidth :D
     
  11. ams963

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    ROFLMAO......you made my day...:argh:.....virus free pc rocks:D
     
  12. Iulika0069

    Iulika0069 AV Expert

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    Regarding BD & Comodo FW, I've talked to the kernel dev team and this issue is (again) on their todo list; why I say "again": the problem is that both Bitdefender's Active Virus Control and Comodo's Defense+ uses a similar hooking mechanism and, at some point, something goes wrong :)
    I suspect they changed the "injection" mechanism..

    I'll try to contact Comodo's representatives and put together the devs from BD & Comodo to find a solution.
     
  13. Malware fighter

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    yep, it wasn't if you talk about golden disco age, but nowadays decent firewalls are more like Swiss knives- heuristics etc.
     
  14. Malware fighter

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    I suspect problem is way deeper, because I disabled Defense+ and BD virus shield was off regardless....
     
  15. Iulika0069

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    And is only affecting Chrome, right? Or other programs too / system stability / other issues?
     
  16. Malware fighter

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    system was stable with both firewalls - comodo and private firewall - but in both cases virus shield of BD was off after logging in to pc after lets say 2 mins.
     
  17. clocks

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    The only issue I have seen is with Chrome, and I have seen it on at least three different PCs, and different versions of Bitdefender.
     
  18. 1000db

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    In my experience, any chromium based browser (Chrome, Iron, Comodo Dragon, etc.).
     
  19. DrBenGolfing

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    Why would some of you want two programs that do the same thing? Bitdefender's active virus control (behavior blocker) does the same job Comodo's defence + does, thus, there's your conflict.
     
  20. 1000db

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    I wouldn't consider BD's active virus control an equivalent of a HIPS. While Comodos defense + contains a bb it in itself is not the same thing.
     
  21. DrBenGolfing

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    "Actually, I'd like to see more comparison tests using security products on regular PCs and how they do/don't impact your computer.

    For instance, we get more refund requests for Bitdefender products than any other security product (we've told Bitdefender this is the case) and the common problem is that it has 'screwed up my computer' (read: it has slowed my computer to a crawl).

    The problem is that users tend to try and install multiple security tools (security suite, firewall, anti-malware tools, web browser plugins) and they can't understand why their web browser is much slower than it was previously.

    This is the number one complaint. I don't think we've had more than one complaint where a user has actually stated "your security software has allowed malware to infect my PC!". No, it's all "your security software has slowed my computer!". - ChrisWiles
     
  22. The Red Moon

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    Yes but that applies to the full suite..This thread is about just the free antivirus .!:shifty: :shifty:
     
  23. DrBenGolfing

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    That was for those wanting BDAV free to somehow conform to Comodo firewall and wondering why they didn't work together. This is like someone wondering why a Chevy engine computer control won't work in a Ford.
     
  24. DrBenGolfing

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    I'd spend about 2 seconds trying to make my product work with a competitors product.
     
  25. DBone

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    2 more then I would ;)
     
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