MBRGuard

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Noob, May 9, 2010.

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  1. Noob

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    Do you consider it necessary?
    What are your opinions about it? :rolleyes:
     
  2. timestand

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    No if use Limited account.
     
  3. 1000db

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    Not really necessary, but it is un-noticable as far as resources are concerned. It doesn't conflict with any software I know of, but I imagine it would conflict with anything that needs to write to the MBR (whatever that may be).
     
  4. Buster_BSA

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    I´m a Deep Freeze user and I was disappointed when I knew that it fails to protect the computer from menaces like MebRoot.

    If MBRGuard is the appropiate complement for Deep Freeze to get a complete protection then it´s welcome.
     
  5. 1000db

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    I'm not familiar with how Deep Freeze works. Its worth a test if you have the means available. Maybe Eirik could provide more info.
     
  6. Konata Izumi

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    Boost said it perfectly complements Deepfreeze.
     
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    that works well with AppGuard.
     
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    Is anyone using MBRGuard with any pre-boot authentication encryption software such as TrueCrypt or Jetico BCVE? I'm wondering if there would be any conflicts between MBRGuard and the boot drive encryption.
     
  9. Eirik

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    I've heard of no conflicts involving MBRguard. If anyone has observed some, please let me know.

    Thanks,

    Eirik
     
  10. AvinashR

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    Hi Erik/All,

    Have you ever tested MBRGuard with Rollback softwares like Comodo Time Machine or Rollback RX or FD-ISR or Shadow Defender? Anybody faced incompatibility problem with these softwares? As i guess all these softwares write themselves into MBR in order to provide you a complete clean rollback...But if you have MBRGuard installed on your system, then i guess it will prevent all these softwares to write themselves into MBR, resulting less protection feature...

    Anybody tested it? Any experience?
     
  11. Meriadoc

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    Not FD-ISR.
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    With MBRGuard installed, Gmer's Stealth MBR rootkit detector, mbr.exe...
     

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  12. Eirik

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    These three programs were not tested with MBRguard by our QA team. I'm unaware of any unexpected problems. As far as I know, most folk with software such as what you listed, knew to run them before MBRguard. I agree with your point, however, that MBRguard would interfere with anything legitimately writing to the MBR.

    Eirik
     
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