How may Apps have you tried ?

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  1. StevieO

    StevieO Registered Member

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    Don't know about you, but quite frankly over the years i've lost count.

    Sitting in a folder, with numerous sub folders, on the desktop are literally dozens and dozens of Apps that i still havn't got round to installing and testing. A fair number of these are Apps that people on here use, and are well thought of. Several are slightly/older ones that many of you may have forgotten about, but could still be useful in some way/s.

    I really feel for developers who slave away for weeks/months/years providing us with software, often very good, with little or no return !
     
  2. dw426

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    I've lost count since I've been a member here, and it hasn't even been "years" yet, lol. A lot of that has to do with once having "Wilders Syndrome", and another is that I seem to have one of the most fickle systems to have ever been created. It runs good, hardly ever gives me any sort of problems, but when it comes to security software, it'll either purr happily along or chew it up and spit it out, never any middle ground :)

    Being here at this forum has provided me with a front row seat to the birth and death of countless apps (some of which I'm still quietly hoping someone will pull the plug on). My trying out multiple apps per week days are long gone now though. I rely on 3 apps period, and, so far, they've not failed me yet.
     
  3. the Tester

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    I've lost track.
    I doubt that I have tried a hundred apps though.;)
     
  4. Makav3l1

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    Too many.
     
  5. jmonge

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    i tried:rolleyes:
    [noparse]1)threatfire
    2)sandboxie
    3)defensewall
    4)geswall
    5)bufferzone
    6)returnil
    7)malware defender
    :cool:appranger
    9)appguard
    10)virtual sandbox
    11)A2Square
    12)mamutu
    13)avira
    14)comodo
    15)malwarebytes
    16)superantispywar
    17)prevx
    1:cool:spyware terminator
    19)spybot
    20)spywall
    21)winpatrol
    22)winsonar
    23)spyware blaster
    24)nod32
    25)outpost firewall[/noparse]

    note:the one that stayed and made it home was: Defensewall/malware defender:thumb: i still like comodo/appguard:thumb: cool programs;)
     
  6. Dark Shadow

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    1.AD-Aware
    2.Avira
    3.Avast
    4.AVG
    5.Bitdefender
    6.BlackIce
    7.Comodo
    8.CA
    9.Defensewall
    10.Drive Sentry
    11.Dynamic security agent
    12.Fprot
    13.F-Secure
    14.FortKnox
    15.Gdata
    16.Kerio
    17.Kaspersky
    18.Malware Defender
    19.Malwarebytes
    20.Mcafee
    21.Nod32
    22.Norman.
    23.Norton
    24.Online Armor
    25.Outpost
    26.Prevx
    27.process guard
    28.Risen
    29 Returnil
    30.Safespace
    31.Sandboxie
    32.spyware terminator
    33.Spyware blaster
    34.SuperAntiSpyware
    35.shadow Defender
    36.Spybot
    37.Trend Micro
    38.Twister
    39.Tiny
    40.Threatfire
    41.VBA32
    42.Viper
    43.winpatrol
    44.Zone alarm

    And whatever I forgot about.o_O o_O o_O o_O o_O
     
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  7. jmonge

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    hey djohn buddy wooooo hahhahah you beat me up by half more programs i ever used :) hahahahha woooo you are a happy tester winner:D
     
  8. Dark Shadow

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    Hey Jay how are ya man.This goes back from windows ME to date with vista. I bet there people here that can beat me by far.Now that I think of it,some may have this many on there machines.:eek:
     
  9. jmonge

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    hey that is true:) for example those apps i used since 2008:D shame of me:argh: well at least i settle down already;)
     
  10. Saraceno

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    I'm going to steal djohn's list, as I won't be able to type them. I removed some I haven't tried, and added others I can think of. I feel sick now! :ninja: ha! But this goes back 10+ years (blackice, zone alarm, spybot, ad-aware etc).

    1.AD-Aware
    2.Avira
    3.Avast
    4.AVG
    5.Dr. Web
    6.BlackIce
    7.Comodo
    8.GesWall
    9.Defensewall
    10.Appranger
    11.a-squared anti-malware
    12.Fprot
    13.F-Secure
    14.FortKnox
    15.Hitman Pro
    16.FortiClient
    17.Kaspersky
    18.PC Tools Firewall
    19.Malwarebytes
    20.Mcafee
    21.Nod32
    22.Mamutu
    23.Norton
    24.Online Armor

    26.Prevx
    27.process guard

    29 Returnil
    30.Safespace
    31.Sandboxie
    32.spyware terminator
    33.Spyware blaster
    34.SuperAntiSpyware
    35.shadow Defender
    36.Spybot

    38.Twister

    40.Threatfire

    42.Vipre
    43.winpatrol
    44.Zone alarm
     
  11. jmonge

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    hey guys if i include a list or go back 10 years ago my list will be close to every thing under the sun
     
  12. Gen

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    1. Anti Spy
    2. Ad Aware
    3. Anti Keylogger
    4. AVG AS
    5. HJT
    6. Spy Sweeper
    7. Spyware Blaster
    8. Spyware Guard
    9. Spyware Terminator
    10. Super Anti Spyware
    11. Malaware Bytes
    12. Keyscrambler
    13. Linkscanner
    14. F-secure Exploit Shield

    15. TDS-2/3
    16. A2 Anti Dialer
    17. A2 Anti Trojan
    18. Anti Ghostbusters
    19. BoClean
    20. Lockdown 2000
    21. TrojanHunter
    22. Unhackme
    23. Wormguard
    24. Scriptdefender

    25. Nod32
    26. Active Virus Shield
    27. AOL Virus Shield (now that i think of it, same as above if i remember)
    28. Avast!
    29. AVG AV
    30. Bit Defender
    31. Dr Web
    32. Indef21 (the first ever anti virus not signature based if i remember)
    33. Inoculan
    34. KIS
    35. Avira Antivir
    36. McAfee AV
    37. Norton AV

    38. Proximitron
    39. 8 Signs Firewall
    40. AWSPS
    41. Atelier Web Firewall
    42. Comodo Firewall
    43. Kerio Personal Firewall
    44. Outpost Firewall
    45. Port Explorer
    46. Netstat Viewer

    47. A2 Hijack Free
    48. Defensewall
    49. Geswall
    50. Pro Security
    51. Process Guard
    52. SandboxIE
    53. EQS
    54. SSM
    55. D+
    56. Threatfire

    57. Esafe Desktop
    58. Registry Cleaner
    59. Runscanner

    Used tons of other smaller apps like small scanners or process manager checkers etc etc o_O
     
  13. Someone

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    Like most people here, I've tried way too many to remember. :D :argh: Mostly free products.
     
  14. TairikuOkami

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    4 this year including the current MSE - Avira, Panda Cloud AV, Comodo Firewall (last futile try, I hate apps, that can not be uninstalled).
    I prefer installing only high quality apps based on reviews and opinions skilled users, like those on Wilders to prevent registry junk. :)
     
  15. Antarctica

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    Similar experience for me. When I joined Wilders 5 years ago I was going crazy testing out apps. Since one year now I'm using the same 3 apps and I have no intention to change.
     
  16. blacknight

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    May be it was better to put this 3D in the Polls Section. :rolleyes:
     
  17. StevieO

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    I can see some of you have been very busy too. It's understandable that people want to experiment, and to then try and narrow it down to a few Apps that cover as much ground as feasable.

    The thing is, with ALL those available choices out there, the possible combinations and options/settings etc are almost limitless. I guess we'll never really know if we have the ultimate practicle solution. I suppose that's what keeps driving us on, and who could 100% say they would never change anything, or try something new !

    Thanks for your input, some nice soft in there, and good memories too of trying quite a number of them myself.
     
  18. jmonge

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    StevieO did you ever tried appranger?it is very cool app:)
     
  19. eXPerience

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    I've tested most of the firewalls a while ago, to see how well they perform against leaks. And testing AV's all the time.


    eXPerience
     
  20. StevieO

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    jmonge

    No i havn't, but on your recommdation i will give it a whirl. I'll post back with my impressions, in a few days or so.

    Edit. I've just checked and it seems it's only for servers and corps ?
     
  21. jmonge

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    for personal use also
    note:send them a email and they will explain it has 30 generous trial:thumb:
     
  22. c2d

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    Avira Antivir Premium
    Avast
    Kaspersky Internet Security
    ESET NOD32
    BitDefender
    Dr Web
    Outpost Firewall
    Comodo Firewall
    PC Tools Firewall
    Online Armor
    Sandboxie
    Defensewall
    Process Guard
    Superantispyware
    Malwarebytes
    Spybot
    Prevx
     
  23. jmonge

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    i want to try PcArmor ;)
     
  24. raven211

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    Wait... what? Am I supposed to remember ALL the software that I have tried and/or tested!? :D
     
  25. StevieO

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    raven211

    Yes please list immediately, or else lol.
     
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