How save is Wsa?

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by darts, Jan 7, 2012.

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  1. darts

    darts Registered Member

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    I can't find anywhere how save Webroot secureanywhere complete is , what is the detectionrate can someone help me with this because in some you tube tests Webroot secureanywhere Doesn't score that well.
    I hope for a anwser back from you because i don't know witch one is the best Avg 2012 or Webroot SecureAnywhere.

    Greats,

    Darts
     
  2. Duradel

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    I haven't seen any really good reviews so far.

    The biggest turn off is the massive price tag. I won't consider purchasing it until the price matches competitors more readily.

    EDIT: Currently running a trial of WSA Complete 2012.

    When testing a few malware samples WSA started attempting to clean them as soon as I tried to execute each of them. When attempting to download one other sample WSA did a quick scan which seemed to remove it. Based on the small amount of testing I did the product would be safe enough for most regular users to use when it comes to normal browsing.

    Performance wise there is almost no noticeable impact on computer resources and best of all I can view all my usual websites without any conflicts.

    I am running it with Windows Firewall enabled as that was what Prevxhelp suggested in another thread.
     
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  3. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    No AV will catch 100% of the malware up-to 75,000 to 100,000 new and variants everyday and WSA has great detection and for any reason you get infected WSA support will help clean it up and if they can't they will connect remotely and clean it up for you Free of charge! Here is a great review: Floats like a butterfly and stings malware like a 10-pound hornet

    TH
     
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  4. superssjdan

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    Happy to say i have had no issues at all since install.oNly problem i had was getting my pswd mgmt and online backup up and running due to an issue with my email address and an old webroot acct.I contacted support and very quickly the problem was resolved.That's what i love about this product.Not only is it light and does the job unnoticed,but if you have any problem at all,support will do everything they can to remedy your situation(they even called me to get things resolved).Support is the big reason(also the prevx engine)why i jumped from Kaspersky to this product.Having used everything over the years from PC Tools,old webroot Spy Sweeper,norton,Kaspersky,i can honestly say i feel very very safe that i am protected by WSA.I echo the moderator in saying no product has 100% detectrion rate or block rate for that matter.As all pc's are somewhat different in configuration,you can only give one organization's reviews of a product so much weight.There are a great many variables which alot of testing does not address.As for staying infection free,i have always believed a little common sense goes a long way.Don't download keygens,bootlegs,etc.As for all the praise Symantec gets every year for detection and block rate,Norton protected pcs are in alot of the shops i frequent with tons of infections.You can have all the detection you want,but without some common sense influenced best practices,any protection can be beat.I would hope you keep this product.It has indeed earned my respect.Regards
     
  5. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Thanks for the Feedback superssjdan! ;)

    TH
     
  6. darts

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    Ok , i hope there will be some test results soon with how good it is , i run it now for 1 week and it feels very good at this moment.

    Greats,

    darts
     
  7. trjam

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    make sure you get your test results from a reputable testing site. You Tube doesnt count, trust me.
     
  8. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    I told you the Wagon would come by but for long? :D I guess it didn't last very long not even 12 hours!

    TH
     
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  9. darts

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    But the last version 2011 of Webroot didn't score that well on Av-Comparatives it was last of everyone. But i have a good feeling that they aren't last this time.

    Greats,

    darts
     
  10. sturgess

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    trjam "You Tube doesnt count, trust me."
    But should a favourable review appear on You Tube would we be able to add it to your reputable testing site list ?
     
  11. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    actually it did TH.:D

    Using it in a snapshot and Panda in another. So far WSA is making me eat crow.;)
     
  13. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Not to much crow I hope! :-*

    TH ;)
     
  14. STV0726

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    You really cannot even use previous Webroot scores against it now...it's not even remotely the same product...

    Based on Prevx Technology is an understatement to protect Webroot's name. They basically handed the keys to Joe and he made Prevx 4 and they called it SecureAnywhere. :)
     
  15. PrevxHelp

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    I can't imagine crow would taste very good, and we certainly wouldn't want you to subject yourself to that, so feel free to stick to your normal dietary considerations ;)
     
  16. Thankful

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    I would want the default configuration to be adequate. I don't want to be playing around with the parameters of this program. Please confirm the default configuration is adequate.
    Thank you.
     
  17. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Yes default configuration is very adequate.

    TH
     
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