Help Choose Anti-Trojan Software

Discussion in 'other anti-trojan software' started by trilogy, Feb 12, 2006.

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  1. trilogy

    trilogy Registered Member

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    Hi,
    I need some help in choosing the best (most recommended) anti-trojan software available in the market. I have read through a review that Trojan Hunter was (or perhaps still is) the best software for the job. Word of mouth recommends others (A2, Ewido, etc). Is there anyone kind enough to share their recommendation to me? Thanks
     
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    Trojan Hunter are working on version 5 and have added the services of Gavin Coe who is adding amazing amounts of defenitions at an amazing rate.
    Check the other threads here.
    ewido is very good too.
     
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    There's no overall answer here. Give those who do have a trial version available a try - and decide after doing so: TH, ewido. A2.
     
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    Thanks for the input guys. Much appreciated.
     
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    Trial Trojan Hunter and Ewido... both of them are very good. ;)

    Better yet, check the poll about Anti-trojan in this forum. :cool:
     
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    I just trialed both. The end result, TH found 3 infected objects (but failed to remove them) and Ewido encountered 40 infected objects (including the three which TH found) and better yet, it managed to remove them all.
     
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    Did you scan in safe mode?
     
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    Hi Joliet,

    Sorry. I am kinda new to these softwares. What do you mean by 'scan in safe mode'? How does it make any difference?
    Thanks
     
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    You only need to scan in safe mode if your are cleaning an infected machine. The point being that you cannot access and delete files that are being used by the system and in 'safe' only the most important files are allowed to run. This gives you a better chance of success - though, if you happen to have a .dll trojan that has injected itself into (eg) Winlogon then things are not so simple.

    Routine scans do not need to be done in safe mode.

    To find out about safe mode read this:-

    http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=1643&page=1
     
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    thanks TopperID. I'll go to the link you mentioned.

    Cheers
     
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    Ewido is free after trial ends, TH isn't or is it?

    I would recommend ewido because you can still use it after the free trial ends for manual updates, scans and malware removal. I recommend you don't use the ewido's process guard because I heard it uses up alot of pc resources and slows a pc alot. I know TH has a free trial but I don't know if its available for manual updates, scans and cleans after it expires like Ewido is.
     
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    The *good ones* with trial versions are A-squared, Trojan Hunter, & Ewido. I use A-squared with much satisfaction & glee.
     
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    BO Clean (dont be put off by the err "minimal" website LOL )

    phenomenal app
    superb support all over the web
    rather than a trial, money back guarantee!!
     
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