Is Dr.Web CureIt and Ewido Micro really standalone apps?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by cochese, May 10, 2008.

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  1. cochese

    cochese Registered Member

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    I downloaded and took a look at each of these. In Dr.Web CureIt I noticed a setting for registry saving. I understand it creates a log file in a directory, but where are the setting changes being saved, in registry or a ini file?

    In Ewido Micro there are no settings but it's downloading the virus database (where?). Is it making any registry changes?

    I don't consider an app to be portable/standalone if it makes changes to the underlying base system. I don't know how to tell if a program does either (without asking).

    Thank you for the help.
     
  2. PiCo

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    I opened the Dr.Web CureIt log I once ran and found this:
    I think it creates an .ini file somewhere in Temp folder, along with other stuff needed for the scan.
     
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    Cureit has caused to be created some registry entries in HKCU and HK Users.
    Don't know about Ewido. Used it only once; the db update was a bit big for me.
     
  4. ASpace

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    Ewido micro don't have anything to change in it . It is really a portable because it uses only the Temp variables (and it is where it places its signature files)
     
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