Mcafee anti spyware beta

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by shoe, Sep 21, 2005.

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  1. shoe

    shoe Registered Member

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  2. ErikAlbert

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    Another anti-spyware scanner in the row.
    Original idea : re-inventing the wheel.
    That remark makes me feel safer :rolleyes:
     
  3. Paranoid2000

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    Oh goody - now everyone can get confused between Microsoft Anti-Spyware (Beta) and McAfee Anti-Spyware (Beta)...
     
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    Choice is good. The more entries in the field, the more each developer is spurred to raise their game. Product X has to try to show why their better than product Y and Z. This is where innovation comes from.
     
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    The more the merrier ;)
     
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    The main question is how good it is by comparison to more establish ones.

    :)
     
  7. Atomic_Ed

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    I have not seen this new one yet but if it is anything like their old antispyware I wouldn't run it if they gave it to me for free.

    Their old version was utterly worthless and detected almost nothing. I sure hope this is an entirely new engine and program altogether or it will be a dud I am sure.
     
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    I use their old one because they gave it to me and your damn right, it was not very good and was finding a few false/positives... that never got resolved after one yearo_O And even worst, they were not resolving the false/positives and after almost one year the same false/positives from the beginning of the year were there with some new false/positiveso_O?

    Their technical support is also almost inexistant and incompetent....

    No thank's, all pass on this one...
     
  9. shoe

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    I think this is the Enterprise version and not the retail crap that you refer too
     
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    I am useing mcafee 8.0i with the antispyware plugin and it seems to work pretty well. But I couldn't say for the home version.
     
  11. shoe

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    8.0i with spyware module works fine here but this stand alone enterprise version looks interesting.
    and of course my grant does not cover it when released
     
  12. WSFuser

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    this is for a standalone for enterprises, previously it was an addon to VSE. im not sure if its anything i would need and they already have a antispyware for consumers as well.
     
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