How good is Emsisoft 7?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Sher, Oct 16, 2012.

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  1. Sher

    Sher Registered Member

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    I am looking forward to trying it soon. Have heard so many good things about it in the past, but no one seems to be talking about it lately. Am I missing something here?

    Any feedback?
     
  2. Amin

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    False positives have been reduced ( thanks to BD engine )
     
  3. m0unds

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    I'm using it along-side WSA with no issues. FPs have indeed been reduced significantly (I used EAM for a while pre 6.x, and it was FP-happy). I don't notice any performance hit on my workstation.

    I replaced Avira IS 2013 with it, as my license was about to expire and I wasn't going to renew Avira so long as they're bundling ask.com-powered nonsense with their paid products. For now, I'm running the trial of EAM + Online Armor, and I'm pretty happy with it, so I'll likely end up buying 3 licenses of the internet security pack.

    EDIT: there's a thread about it in the "other anti-malware" subforum -hxxp://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=331184 -
     
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  4. Joxx

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    Go to YouTube and type "Emsisoft 7".
     
  5. Rompin Raider

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    Oh...and don't ask Noob! :D
     
  6. Sher

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    I'm really looking forward to Noob's reply here. :)
     
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    Q How good is Emsisoft 7?
    A Damn Good! :thumb:
     
  8. vojta

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    Go and type "gangnam style", it's more fun and trustworthy.
     
  9. Disney

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    Excellent .
     
  10. Duradel

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    Its wonderful.

    Seriously though, with the new BD engine compared to the Ikarus engine it had previously, I have yet to see a false positive whereas before I had to un-install the software because it wouldn't let me visit some sites without disabling pretty much everything on them.

    It seems to cause no noticeable system impact at all and I love being able to see the firewall activity visually in my task bar using online armor.
     
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  11. Ripcord

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    Emsisoft Internet Security Pack will put your system on lock down...Excellent security pack to put on your system.:thumb:
     
  12. Frank the Perv

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    Emsisoft has proven to be a remarkably agile company. It has developed good software. It has partnered with others to make good software (Ikarus, now BD). And it has acquired other companies to dramatically improve their product (Mamutu & Online Armor).

    It is not one of the largest security products (the biggest are targeted by virus writers).

    It is not from a country that would draw suspicion (i.e.Russia, Iran..).

    It is now one of the best security products.


    http://www.blog.mrg-effitas.com/


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    I'll have to keep an eye on this one.
     
  14. Noob

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    HAHAHAHA, wait what?
    Who summoned me! :D :argh: :argh:

    You should give it a try, you will not be disappointed.
    At least on my machine i feel no noticeable lag at all in boot times, launching application or doing my daily activities. (I have EAM v7 set to scan all files that are read)
    Although i do not feel any noticeable system drag it could be a different story for you since i upgraded my PC a bit just a week ago.
    Usually on my Laptop which i consider a good example of a "regular machine" EAM v7 does lag a bit when it's doing updates but aside from that it's smooth.

    Laptop specs are: (It has netbook specs)
    AMD E-350
    2GB RAM
    250GB 5400RPM HDD
    Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
     
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    Another happy user. I have a 3 year license and have loved it since v6. Light on my system (low end by todays specs) and very user friendly.
     
  16. Dark Shadow

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    I gave Emsisoft 7 a trial spin its a excellent program.However,I could not get file guard to stay checked as it was unchecked after the installation. I also think it has improved on resources but it still feels a little to heavy for my liking.All and all it's a pretty complete solution other then a firewall.IMO the new BD engine was a smart move.
     
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    See...Noob is the man! He was using Emsisoft when the Commodore 64 came out!:D
     
  18. Sher

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    You installed the Internet Security Pack?

    The FBI. :D :argh: :argh:
     
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  19. Dark Shadow

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    No the Anti Malware with out OA
     
  20. Sher

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    Why not? Is OA not good enough?
     
  21. Dark Shadow

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    Online Armor is very good but I prefer windows firewall and a router firewall.Actually OA has always been my favorite Firewall and IMO its one of the best there is.
     
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  22. The Red Moon

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    Online armor is an excellent firewall.:thumb:
     
  23. Sher

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    You guys are really getting me confused here now by praising the OA firewall. I asked the Emsisoft guys directly and they suggested me to use the "Anti-Malware." They said that OA is more for those who want to take full control of their internet connection. Now since, I download a lot of stuff from utorrent, so I am a bit concerned here. I don't want any browsing or downloading slowdowns.

    So, I'm going for Anti-Malware just. Windows firewall isn't that bad as it's made out to be. If I can couple it with Kingsoft, I'll get even better protection.

    And, I'm getting it for just 13$ in my country. Not bad.
     
  24. The Red Moon

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    I had a commodore 64.
    I loved the commodore amiga also. lol.:thumb:
     
  25. Dark Shadow

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    Your fine with Anti-Malware and windows Firewall.However,what Emsisoft said is correct about OA for having internet control there is more to it then that. OA also has file and registry protection and a Hips component for executables and run safer mode which is like Drop my rights for applications such as browsers or other internet facing application. Malware that needs elevated privilege dont stand a chance to run and even it managed to execute,that's when the hips will go to work.
     
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