Farewell F-prot

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Bob D, Sep 10, 2020.

  1. Bob D

    Bob D Registered Member

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  2. ance

    ance formerly: fmon

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    I thought it has been already dead for at least 20 years. :blink:
     
  3. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    Moribund but not dead. F-prot was a favorite of many Wilders members a good while back.
     
  4. Hiltihome

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    It was a good choice, when MS-DOS was around, and was useful on early Windows versions.
    As a signature based AV, it does not cover today's threats.

    Now the company focuses on enterprise solutions.
     
  5. Minimalist

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    I remember using it on Windows 3.11. It detected Michelangelo virus that could not be removed from within Windows but I managed to remove it from DOS.
    Those were times when having good signatures was the same as having a good AV. Over the years things have changed and they stopped developing their AV a long time ago. I doubt that many users will be impacted by this decision.
     
  6. ArchiveX

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    Good old times...:'(
     
  7. EASTER

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    Ah the familiar name of a now relic of a once fine product many versions & years ago.

    I use to turn to it like others on Windows 98SE
     
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