Dr.Web or NOD32

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Brandon, Oct 9, 2005.

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  1. Brandon

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    I currently running Dr.Web 4.33 and I am leaning towards trying NOD32.....But I have a few questions:

    1. Whats the advantage that Dr.Web or NOD32 have over each other(if any)
    2. Which one has better detection overall??

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    Brandon
     
  2. kalpik

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    1. I think DrWEB does not have a HTTP scanner, but NOD32 has. Also, i suppose DrWEB is a little lighter?!
    2. NOD32 has better detection rates. http://www.av-comparatives.org
     
  3. Blackcat

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    NOD is easily the best for support of the product.

    Support for NOD is superb both here at Wilders and at Eset UK.

    Overall, support for Dr Web is very patchy. It goes through very good periods then all goes quiet again.

    Relevant past threads here, here, here and here.
     
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  4. HERE4ADAY

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    I have them both, Drweb on my home computer and NOD on my take home office laptop. While a have noted a few minor bugs in the new version 4.33 I still slightly prefer the Doctor over NOD. I find setting up all of NOD's modules a bit of a pain and having to set command lines for your scans is also a strange ritual. I wound up using Blackspears settings on the NOD forum. NOD does scan faster taking about 15 minutes to do a thorough scan on my computer compared to nearly half an hour for Drweb. All I can say is give it a trial, both are pretty top notch.
     
  5. HERE4ADAY

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    A good point by Blackcat, NOD has a very active and helpful forum right here and support from NOD directly has always been good for me. Drweb does go through its good and bad moments support wise, like now with the minor bugs and hardly a peep from them. I like the Doctor and hope they get it smoothed out soon.
     
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    IMO NOD32 is better of the two. Dr.Web is a good AV, but is quite patchy in support, as others have pointed out....
     
  7. Brandon

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    It seems that NOD32 is better overall, so I will give it a try :)

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  8. Brandon

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    Been trying out NOD32 for awhile now and really like it. Seems the AMON module scans files in realtime faster then the spider guard in Dr.Web. And also its runs alittle bit lighter on resources then Dr.Web did.

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  10. Brandon

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    Thanks :)

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    Brandon
     
  11. Mongol

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    Yer Welcome, I just copied and pasted his command line for doing weekly scans. Those selectable commands go way over my head to figure out...o_O :D
     
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