F-Prot Revisted

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by trjam, Jan 17, 2010.

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  1. trjam

    trjam Registered Member

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    I have not this it since 64 bit was in beta. Having installed it I am amazed how light it is. On 64 bit it is working flawlessly. With the limited testing I can do it did very well at detecting what I threw at it. I am impressed.
     
  2. Fajo

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    Ok Trjam I got to ask, What is the point of this thread. Went to comment but really nothing to comment about. :doubt:
     
  3. NAMOR

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    Just curious, what have you tired against it? Trojans, virus, spyware, rogue software, adware, rootkits, etc...
     
  4. risl

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    The problem I see with F-prot is the lack of signatures for spyware/adware/etc. "other" malware. They have said it themselves that it is recommended to run some other anti-spyware scanner besides F-prot. I think they have not had a major update with something new since version 6 came few years ago.

    ..But still the 29$ offer for 5 computers is very nice.
     
  5. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    Evidently the complete F-prot staff took Christmas & New Year vacations -- no signature updates were issued during that period.

    However, I can't say as I blame them. :rolleyes:
     
  6. Fajo

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    Nope. Someone just spilt a glass of wine on the auto update robot. They were just to happy to fix it at the time. ;)
     
  7. The Hammer

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    I have to ask. Did you buy a licence?;)
     
  8. Kees1958

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    Haha,

    Why not try Returnil Home Free, it includes F-protect AV (for free :D )
     
  9. trjam

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    nah, went back to Prevx and MSE.;)
     
  10. raven211

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    Now that comment made me laugh, big time. :D
     
  11. Saraceno

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    trjam, fastest AV switcher in town. He even changes before one AV can even perform its daily update. ;)
     
  12. egghead

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    No updates in weekends either :rolleyes:
     
  13. Fajo

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    With someone that has been around as long as you have..... You should already know this lol.
     
  14. Threedog

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    And now Avast.....3 switches in one day. :rolleyes:
     
  15. Fajo

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    Look at the bright side. If there is ever a bad update Trjam will be the first to let us know. :D
     
  16. Saraceno

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    Like an alcoholic, I've known about the addiction, I'm just hoping it will fix itself. :D

    trjam, you must scan about 10 open files before changing program. Enough is enough! ;)
     
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