Free KAV based on demand scanner

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  1. sard

    sard Registered Member

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    I remember reading about a free KAV based on demand scanner but can't find the link any more. Any ideas? It was one you could download.
     
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    That is interesting........I am downloading to test it now.
     
  5. Firefighter

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    To everyone from Firefighter!

    Be carefull to scan your whole system, because eScan Free 4.4.6 deletes and/or renames all infected files that it has detected. Personally, I'm using this av ONLY to make my own test scans or to scan "My Downloads" folder.

    About the detecting rate of eScan - I removed those renamed infections from my 2040 infected archives collection that eScan has left behind and some - "not a virus - riskware" - labeled stuff, after that I scanned my rest collection with KAV 5.0.149 by using it's extended database, KAV found nothing. Totally 1929 detectings, although there were some 35 polyengines among RISKWARE, that even KAV wasn't able to detect. Quite amasing!

    Best regards,
    Firefighter!
     
  6. steve1955

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    Hi Firefighter
    A bit of topic but does kav detect these 35 if you use x updates?(you will have to download to your pc from kav ftp site then have kav5 update from local folder)
    Steve
     
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    To steve1955 from Firefighter!

    KAV 5.0.149 does not have x-updates, only those updates that were before called as "-ex" updates. But, I remember, that I have scanned most of those files with KAV 4.5 by using those paranoid "-x" updates and KAV missed still more than detected, as it is the case just now, but KAV detected still more than most of my checked av:s and was beaten only by F-Prot 3.15 (detected one more, 16) against those polymorphic engines.

    Best regards
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    If you copy the x updates folder from the kav ftp site to your pc can you not set kav5 to update from this now "local" folder and use the x updates?,when I ran kav5 on my pc it seemed to work
    Steve
     
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    Some detections are flagged as "riskware", "tool", and "dialer", and will not be deleted or renamed.
     
  11. tempnexus

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    That tool uses XBASES and yes 4.5 detects the same files when useing XBASES. :)
     
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