Ewido-What's in the future?

Discussion in 'other anti-trojan software' started by se7engreen, Oct 19, 2004.

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  1. se7engreen

    se7engreen Registered Member

    Feb 6, 2004
    I can tell that one of the goals of Ewido must have been to be user-friendly and it does a good job of this. I'm wondering if there'll ever be any advanced options or ways to fine tune the software included. For example, adding controls to adjust heuristic strength (when added), or excluding one or more files. I guess I'm asking will there will be more user control in the future?

    Anyway great product, I think I'll probably purchase a license in the near future. One thing that's influencing my decision to buy is that fish25 is always hanging around here answering questions and taking suggestions that are actually implemented. It's good to know that I could come to this section of Wilders and be confident I'd get support from Ewido if needed.
  2. rdsu

    rdsu Registered Member

    Jun 28, 2003
    I agree with you, se7engreen ;)
  3. Infinity

    Infinity Registered Member

    May 31, 2004
    they are thinking on a forum too. which would give some major plus points and potential customers.

    two tumbs up. in fact the forum where I work (spyblocker) I do some hijack cleaning and since a few weeks I recommend installing ewido cause it is free and sure helps a lot of members there. it is a great product and perfect on demand scanner.
  4. peter.ewido

    peter.ewido former ewido team

    Nov 10, 2003
    Brno, Czech Republic
    Sorry for the late reply... :)

    Ok... What's already planned:

    - Heuristics (+ Whitelist)
    - Better archive support
    - Better unpacking (emulation)
    - Better memory scan
    - Perhaps some new modules ;)
    - Small bugfixes + features
  5. WilliamP

    WilliamP Registered Member

    Jun 1, 2003
    Fayetteville, Ga
    Fish is there any way to set up a scheduled scan with Ewido? That would be great.
  6. Mongol

    Mongol Registered Member

    Jul 24, 2004
    Houston, TX
    I second the vote on the scheduled scan suggestion...
  7. Notok

    Notok Registered Member

    May 28, 2004
    Portland, OR (USA)
    Another vote from me, I've been wanting command line switches for a while now.. I'd like to not only schedule scans but be able to evoke Ewido from 3rd party software!
  8. panic

    panic Guest

    What I think would help the PGM is to have pre-set actions to be taken when an infection is found while running a scan. Many a times I start the scan, leave the room to do things, and come back to find an infection was found right near the beginning of the scan, and the scan halted to ask me what to do. I can then tell it to perform the same action for any other infections found (by checking the box in the window that appeared), but I want to do that right from the start! Please add that checkbox in an options window so it's set the way I want BEFORE I scan. Thankyou for listening.
  9. nameless

    nameless Registered Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Look on the bright side--with no configuration options in Ewido, upgrading is easy: Just uninstall, reboot, and reinstall. Nothing to reconfigure! :D

    (I'm not being maliciously sarcastic; I'm serious... I'm doing exactly what I described above right now, and I hate reconfiguring software. Though this doesn't mean I don't welcome the presence of options in the first place.)
  10. panic

    panic Guest

    I don't mind configuring software, to a point. As I described, not being able to configure just that one option causes me to waist time. As far as configuring something like Paint Shop Pro, then I agree!
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