Is BOClean Enough For Anti-Spyware?

Discussion in 'other anti-trojan software' started by dja2k, Oct 30, 2006.

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  1. dja2k

    dja2k Registered Member

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    How good is BOClean for adware, spyware, and other Malware besides being one of the best for Anti-Torjan.

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    Re: Is BOCleam Enough For Anti-Spyware?

    So in other words, it is top notch in that area too. WOW! Has there been any reports of adware\spyware\malware that has actually past the defense of BOClean?

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    Re: Is BOCleam Enough For Anti-Spyware?

    Any idea whe they will implement on-deamnd disk scanner?
    It is just a memory scanner. Am I right?
    I wish to try it against some malware but unfortunaltely there is no trial.
     
  5. TonyKlein

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    Re: Is BOCleam Enough For Anti-Spyware?

    You can most certainly use BC as an on demand scanner; just drag any file onto the Operations Menu, and it will be scanned.

    And BC comes with a 30 day money-back guarantee; if you're not happy with how BOClean works, you're 100% certain to receive your money back!
     
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    Re: Is BOCleam Enough For Anti-Spyware?

    Thanks for the reply. I know that info but was just wondering if there is any plan for usuall on-demand scanner( if any).
    I though believe in money back guarantee but to be honest I have no intention to buy it at least at the moment( not that I don,t like it--actually I am using all freeware setup), so just wanted to play a bit! Trials are great for that and also I get some real idea( though just personal) about many products.
    BoClean seems a real nice product according to the users comments here.
     
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    Re: Is BOCleam Enough For Anti-Spyware?

    Not that I recall. The posting of HijackThis logs by users of BOClean are rarer than hen's teeth. :)
     
  8. Tommy

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    Re: Is BOCleam Enough For Anti-Spyware?

    Yes i also run BoClean and it never failed me. Also i never saw a hijack report or posted malware problem from BoClean user.
    /OT on
    John, who's Hen? Seams to be old when he has _no_ teeth :)
    /OT off
     
  9. tec505

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    Does everyone knows if BOClean run fine alongside BD 10 and ZA Pro?
    And what is memeory usage?
    Does it slow down PC's?
     
  10. TNT

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    Re: Is BOCleam Enough For Anti-Spyware?

    As efficient as BOClean is, there have been reports of malware that actually past the defense of ANY signature/heuristics based program, and that includes BOClean.
     
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    With my Setup it does not slow down anything and has a memory impact from about 10-11 MB, only two files in memory.
     
  12. mercurie

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    Excellent Question. ;)

    I frequently thought about this myself, but while I was thinking about it, it became clear that BOClean was certainly stopping the worst of these offenders. I would recommend using a good scanner from time to time to get rid of the pesky stuff that is not really harmful. (Tracking Cookies for example).

    BOClean is really all you need along with a good AV on a resource challenged machine. If it even gets past the firewall of course. ;)
     
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    Re: Is BOCleam Enough For Anti-Spyware?

    I wonder how that "money back" will work for me, living in Belgium. International payments are quite expensive. I hope they can put my money back on my PayPal Account.
     
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    It certainly runs fine with ZAPro.
     
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    @Erik-Albert
    NSClean is absolutely scrupulous about payment issues.
    IME They run one of if not the leanest meanest fastest operations on the web.

    Check the speed of responses when there is a problem. :)
    If you have some doubts e-mail support.

    @Tec505
    Mem use: about 10K total is average: runs two processes.
    When BOC is scanning you may see a momentary "stutter", overall no difference for me whenin use as intended: back-up resource for security.

    Regards.
     
  16. ErikAlbert

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    I'm not questioning their reliabilty to get my money back. I wonder HOW they will pay me back. If it is a check, my bank will charge me for cashing in and those charges are quite high for international payments. If it is PayPal, it probably won't cost me anything.
     
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    If you pay by Credit Card they simple refund it to your Credit Card without charges for them. If you pay by PayPal they won't refund you because PayPal charges, and this is also the reason why NSClean does not like to be payed by PayPal (You won't even find that possibility on their page). I know that because i payed by PayPal and i agreed to that.
     
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    Thanks alot for the info and it sounds good. I'm not really familiar with credit cards and didn't know about the refund possibility. You taught me something new today and it wasn't even about malware. :D
     
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    I posted a question to BOClean support team.

    They answered me:
    "No known issues with your listed software (BD 10 and ZAPro). BOClean uses minimal resources, with its system test spiking at under 5% typically. It'll be an excellent compliment to you security setup".

    So according this answer and yours (Tommy, Longobard, John2g) there will be no problems with my installed sw.
    But, I'm not sure what sw buy:
    Renew Spysweeper, or buy ewido or buy TrendMicro Antispy.
    Anyone can help me?

    My best regards.
    Mike
     
  20. aigle

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    U have used SS, so u can now try BC, if u feel SS was better U can return BC. Just an idea.
     
  21. ErikAlbert

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    Answering the original question "Is BOClean Enough For Anti-Spyware?"
    No, it's never enough, but BOClean is a good start. You have to start somewhere.
     
  22. illukka

    illukka Spyware Fighter

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    Re: Is BOCleam Enough For Anti-Spyware?

    yup
    i think i've seen 3 during my days fixin hjt logs
    both very clean, only minor remnants of nasties in the registry, and then was 4.12
    the current version is enhanced in many ways..especially in removal.

    apart from the capabilities of boclean ( it is really very capable ), i think the rarity of infected logs with BOC on duty is because of the fact that many of its users ( home users ) are really security minded folks. they care about their security, thats why they have BOClean
     
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