Do you use WinPatrol ?

Discussion in 'polls' started by ams963, Feb 4, 2012.

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Do you use WinPatrol ?

  1. Yes- the free version

    4 vote(s)
    3.4%
  2. Yes- the plus version

    48 vote(s)
    40.7%
  3. Yes- not needed with current setup but love Scotty

    9 vote(s)
    7.6%
  4. No- not needed with current setup

    40 vote(s)
    33.9%
  5. No- it's pretty old stuff being a classic lightweight HIPS

    15 vote(s)
    12.7%
  6. Never heard of it

    2 vote(s)
    1.7%
  1. ams963

    ams963 Registered Member

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    do you use WinPatrol ?.........
     
  2. Page42

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    Could have used another category...
    No - not needed with current setup but love Scotty
    ;)
     
  3. LoneWolf

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    I have much respect for Bill and his ethics as in not including the ask toolbar in his software (this came up some time ago) and I do have a license for both Winpatrol as well as Taskcatcher but am not currently running either as they are not needed with my current setup.
     
  4. J_L

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    Replaced that with Kingsoft PC Doctor.
     
  5. ichito

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    No...it's no needed in my current setup.
     
  6. the Tester

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    I use the Plus version.
     
  7. ams963

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    :argh: ........guess I should have used that, ay?.....:D
     
  8. nikanthpromod

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    not needed:isay:
     
  9. nune22

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    I use the WinPatrol Plus
     
  10. ams963

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    using the plus version.......:cool:
     
  11. hayc59

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    WinPatrol Pro Love It!!
     
  12. noone_particular

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    I did like WP the last time I tried it, but it doesn't add any protection over what I already have.
     
  13. tomazyk

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    No, I don't use it. I have my bases covered by Malware Defender.
     
  14. clubhouse

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    I always use it......Scotty alerts me to things on occasion....Obviously its not my main security app.....but I've yet to see any convincing arguments to prove its worthless.
     
  15. The Red Moon

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    I think WinPatrol is a great little program and is extremely light.
    Whether you think it is needed or not it should be on your pc.
    It has alerted me a couple of times when start up entries have been added sneakily.
    Its a big thumbs up from me.:thumb:
     
  16. Noob

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    I consider WinPatrol more like a HIDS than a HIPS and since i already have a HIPS i don't think it is necessary at all. :D
     
  17. sweater

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    In the past yes, but now I think no need for it. My current protection setup was just fine for me. :cool:
     
  18. safeguy

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    I like WP for some of it's features (esp. as an info and simple startup monitoring tool) but I won't compare it to "HIPS" like Comodo, Online Armor, etc. I have the Plus version and use it on an ON and OFF basis. I'm not using it atm though.
     
  19. Mild_Manered

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    I don't need it on my XP machine, but will try it when I get Win7.

    "WinPatrol works its best under Windows 7 but is still the world's most optimized monitor for Windows XP & Vista systems."
     
  20. RSpanky

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    No need at the moment
     
  21. DBone

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    I paid full price for WP last year, but eventually realized that I do not need it. It's slow to react even with realtime monitoring enabled, and more often, it doesn't react at all. Oh well, live and learn! :)
     
  22. Brocke

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    i agree good product. i bought a key when he did his dollar sale.
     
  23. Get

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    I use the plus version, but don't love it. I love my pc, but not Scotty*puppy* . What were you thinking? It's only software!
     
  24. ams963

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    Aw? Now look what you did. Poor Scotty is all sad face. :'(
     
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