F-PROT=Great Deal

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by trjam, Feb 22, 2007.

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  1. trjam

    trjam Registered Member

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    I see where they are offering their new version 6 for $29.00 and it will license up to 5 computers. This is a really great deal. It is nice to see someone offer family protection instead of the lone computer being protected. Hats off to them for raising the bar.:) here
     
  2. JerryM

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    Agree.:thumb:

    I am wanting to trial it, but not for several weeks.
    By that time it will be interesting to see how it fares in AVC tests.

    Jerry
     
  3. Firecat

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    FRISK has been doing this for several years now. What is strange to notice is that other vendors did not take note of this type of license from FRISK....
     
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    Great deal and nice GUI :)

    Pity their 'standard' rating in the latest av-comparatives shootout.
     
  5. The Hammer

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    Thats an old version tested there. The next test uses the new version. Test results out soon.;)
     
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    Wait for the results of the brand-new engine ;) Perhaps, you´ll be surprised.
    Also, F-Prot is one of the most trouble-free AVs.
     
  7. Macstorm

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    Thanks, good to know this :thumb:

    Can't wait for the new tests!
     
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    Can't wait for the new tests!
     
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    F-Prot 6.0 is much better in detection rates.....;)
     
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    Much better. See here and here .
    In fact if FPAV 6 had been used in the last on-demand test, instead of version 3, it would have achieved an Advanced rating and the new Heuristic engine has been greatly improved but not officially tested yet over at av-comparatives.
     
  11. Bob

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    In the Anti-Virus Comparative August 2006 it had 313.508 number of virus records.
    Now I see testing F-Prot that it has 503854 minus a little bit for Linux, etc.
    How much difference will this give?
     
  12. Blackcat

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    You cannot directly compare the 2 versions as they count the signatures differently but Frisk have added a lot of signatures since the last on-demand test(as have all vendors).
    Hopefully enough to reach the Advanced Level. Only time will tell.
     

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    Good deal,of course,but nothing supernatural.Not everyone have 5 computers,so not everyone need this.
    I'd prefer may be a little discount for those who have only 1 computer at home.
     
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    Agreed, but lots of households have more than 1 machine, particularly families. For example, when my 2 kids were at home we had up to 5-6 computers to protect.

    There are a number of AV's who are free and other commercial scanners which are cheaper which may, on the surface, seem better deals than F-Prot. But take into account, less obvious visible benefits such as their superb support ( check out the new Forum) and it becomes a more attractive proposition.

    Moreover, the purchase price for F-Prot has remained the same for several years and the Corporate version is an even better deal than the Home version.

    But granted that if purchase price is your main criteria for choosing an AV and you only have a single machine then the purchase looks less attractive ;)
     
  15. Technodrome

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    I am patiently waiting for the Vista version. Thats all I am going to say....:):p :p



    tD
     
  16. CJsDad

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    Same here, I'm waiting on the Vista version.
    I used the trial version on my Windows XP computer and really like this AV
     
  17. Macstorm

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    Yeah, F-Prot AV Corporate $50 for 10 computers! :eek:
     
  18. lodore

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    i like the new f-prot its a shame the new f-prot doesnt support windows ME so i cant test it on my test pc.
    but anyway i cant wait for the new av comparatives
    lodore
     
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