BullGuard internet security

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Scotlarock2013, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. Scotlarock2013

    Scotlarock2013 Registered Member

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    Hi everybody ,does members of wilders use bullguard and it is ok to protect my pc
     
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    It is pretty good and I also got the 70% discount offer in email yesterday. Used in the past but not at present.
     
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    It's a UK product, and you can't opt out of sending "suspicious" files to them.

    https://www.av-comparatives.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/avc_datasending_2014_en.pdf
     
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    I believe it's Anglo-Swedish and uses the BitDefender engine and Outpost firewall, or at least it did at one time. It was very popular as being pre-installed on PC's in the UK a few years ago, often as a trial version. I used it about nine years ago and it seemed fairly light on an underpowered machine but I haven't used it since.
     
  6. roger_m

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    I last tested it a few months ago. I didn't like that you can only manually whitelist files, so I uninstalled it. Also, since I had tried it in the past, it would not let me trial it again using my exisiting Bullguard account (even though I was installing it on a different computer), so I had to make a new one using a different email address.

    I can't really give you any more details, as they were the only notes I made about it. I've tested 60 antiviruses in the last few months, so it's hard to rememeber details which I haven't made a note of.
     
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    BullGuard was founded in 2002 by two entrepreneurs in Denmark , Morten Lund and Theis Søndergaard
    https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/BullGuard
     
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    Thanks, I knew it was something like that. I thought it was a decent AV, and it didn't seem particularly heavy on the system, when I ran it years ago on a small notebook, but times change.
     
  9. anon

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    +1

    Also the support was excellent (direct chat through the GUI).
     
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    I had it 2 years ago stopped using it because it let trough too many

    A friend still uses it but his pc is doing weird as @#$÷@#

    So it isnt verry good ):
     
  11. Daveski17

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    Yes, I believe you're right about the support. In the UK it seemed to be replaced by McAfee and Norton as a pre-installed AV a lot after a while. The same thing happened to Sophos IIRC.
     
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