dr web 4.44 scan speed

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  1. SystemJunkie

    SystemJunkie Resident Conspiracy Theorist

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    There´s nothing wrong, I did not judge I only tried to explain him a bit of their mentality, so that he can prevent disappointments, no more no less.

    No other Antivirus in this world create more obvious fp´s then dr.web.
     
  2. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    ouchies,

    a little harsh i think :)
     
  3. Joliet Jake

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    Just a couple of quick questions.

    Do you know if all the samples are real malware?
    If yes, how do you come to that conclusion?
    Is each sample individually tested by a skilled technician or done automatically?
    If no, do you know the percentage that are real malware?

    Thank you.
     
  4. AndreyKa

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    Ikarus does.
     
  5. Firecat

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    Well, it isn't a problem to acquire the missed samples even if Dr.Web was not involved in AV-comparatives' tests, only that they would have to look for another source.
     
  6. SystemJunkie

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    Okay lets turn off the heuristic.

    I only tested it once but did not remember exactly, I guess I will check that when I find the time.
     
  7. the Tester

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    Are you suggesting that Dr.Web has as poor support as Norton?
     
  8. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    me?....... i would never say such things

    norton have loads of customers, yet no support, i was merely saying support is no reason to leave an antivirus.
     
  9. risl

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    Well, I paid my dr.web with wire transfer and got my license the next day. I also found some false alarms with origin detections and they were fixed also the next day. I received good, informative responses by email and a private message here from an expert. There is also new "my dr.web" under construction that I believe is a support feature.
     
  10. Honyak

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    Allow me to add something positive:

    The freezing after DrWeb updates is gone in this version, hooray:D :D

    If this has already been mentioned, I apologize. I just could not bear to continue reading all the bickering.:(
     
  11. GES/POR

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    My positive comments: Drweb is definetly not that bad with detection on highly infected systems compared with other more populair av s out there, cleanup is good but not perfect, support is better then any other, support is faster then any other, it s definety cheap from the get go but migrate and price is a joke really, never encountered a company giving out discounts on demand, light on system resources, very fast updating on par with nod32, best default settings.

    Negative comments: Im still wondering how special drweb technology is, they are way behind concerning features,detection,looks may not seem important but this aint the stone ages anymore.

    Does drweb still have a future: Only if they come out banging anytime soon or they can stay isolated in russia and neighbouring countries cause outside we want to see software blazing.
     
  12. SystemJunkie

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    They have a future if the detection rate of Malware remains on a high level, related to crypted/packed malware they belong to the top 5 (even better then nod). But as we all know the heuristic must be enhanced.
     
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    Name your top5 please and some additional info.
     
  14. snapdragin

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    No, let's not turn this thread into an AV vs. AV thread, please, or I'll have to close it. The thread is about DrWeb 4.44. Thanks.

    Regards,

    Snap
     
  15. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    Weekly, or even monthly..... you can always do express scans after that, and they only use 25% of the time, compared to a complete.
     
  16. C.S.J

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    http://live.drweb.com

    -13,685 signatures have been removed! ... yes, removed.

    i hope they are not the ones from IBK's dvds.

    i hope drweb, will comment on this.. when they have stopped having fun at their convention (probably playing ps3 *lol* )

    very curious. :cautious:

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    maybe a mistake of some kind?
     
  17. Blackcat

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    Maybe just an optimisation of existing definitions, replacing some groups of them with generic definitions and application of better compression/ algorithms? :doubt:
     
  18. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    yep, that exact thing did pass my mind,

    however, im always a little weary when things like this happen, i always need the confirmation!

    ;)

    just dont have too much on your computer n8chavez.

    i always keep mine light and i optimize absolutely everything i can play around with ;)

    this is my 'complete scan', as you can see... its not very long really.

    drweb.jpg

    also my express scan, much more eye-pleasing.
    I am curious to know why it has scanned more files apparently according to the count.

    drweb2.jpg


    also, my avatar is soooo much better than drwebs on their program :D
     
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  19. risl

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    Remember that 4.44 always had smaller number of signatures, can't remember why but they are displaying the 4.44 amount now.
     
  20. gyl

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    hello,i've another problem with 4.44 the number of signatures is always the same.I've send this to dr web forum(in france) they replie me "all is ok"?
     
  21. cdr

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    @CSJ,
    My complete scans have been all taking about 1hr. 15mins. Is there any chance that you could show us other Dr. Web users how you have your Dr. Web configured--that is, how you have your settings? I realize that we all have different numbers of files on our systems, but I, for one, would really be interested in how you have yours set. I would love to have my complete scans take 36 mins.:D Thanks in advance!:)
     
  22. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    i dont have much on my machine, thats all ;)

    its what i would call a perfect balance, but i understand when people do moan... but for me, its never a problem

    nod32 can scan my setup on max settings in just 7 minutes, but we know it doesnt scan as much :D

    guard - report everything
    scanner - report everything
    priority - highest

    now, Drweb just need to work on lowering the ram usage of spidermail, if it wasnt for this.... it would be less than 1mb ram!

    usage.jpg
     
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  23. Blackcat

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    You probably have more Files/archived files/installers/CD Images on your computer compared to Chris ;)

    Once you have carried out a full scan by the Scanner, deselect archives in file types, then watch the scan speed markedly improve.

    New downloaded archives can then be checked with the context-menu scanner.
     
  24. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    i wonder if...

    with the guard running,

    after you do a complete scan, do you really need to do another?

    wouldnt express scans be sufficient after that......
     
  25. Blackcat

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    I agree, but I was suggesting to cdr that his present long full scan times need not be a regular occurrence if he tweaks his settings.

    The express scans, together with the right-click menu, would be fine after he knows he has a clean system ;)
     
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