New Free Bitdefender Scan !

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Spanner intheWorks, Apr 1, 2005.

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  1. JerryM

    JerryM Registered Member

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    My BD 8.0 did a major update a few days ago. Maybe that was a part of it. I noticed because it updates daily, and does it without fanfare. This time it made the point that it was a major update.

    Jerry
     
  2. mikel108

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    I have been using it since the end of Feburary, and really like the changes they have made.
     
  3. mikel108

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    I am talking about the Online Scan too. I checked the exact date the new online scan loaded into my PC and it was March 9th, 2005.
     
  4. rdsu

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    Me too :)
     
  5. Mele20

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    Aw, heck. I thought you were talking about Bit Defender Free ...not the online scan. That hasn't been news for some time. I was hoping the free version was upgraded. It's what I use for an AV. and it is still 7.2. :(
     
  6. daddymo3

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    Don't you find the on-line scanner to be slow. Took almost an hour to scan my computer. I have been looking for alternitives. Any suggestions?
     
  7. RejZoR

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    Engine used for online scanners is usually identical to those used in standalone programs.
     
  8. Blackcat

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    Some alternatives are HERE and HERE

    The BD scan probably takes time because it is carrying out a thorough scan of your computer using its unpacking engine. The length of time a scanner takes will also depend upon the number and types of files on your system.

    IME, Trend Micro's Housecall and Panda's ActiveScan are also very good.
     
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  10. mikel108

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    I want to say thank-you for bringing it to the attention of the other members who may not have already known.
     
  11. Draco

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    Hello and hi all.
    I have a question, I have tried avast, It started to freez my computer, I liked antivir and avg but i did not feel secure so now im trying F-secure it seem to work well it's not slowing my computer down, would bitdefender be better :)
    ps kav,trend,panda,dr web, take 3 to 4 hr to finish?
    help :doubt:
     
  12. mikel108

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    This thread is about Bitdefenders Online Scan, however if you do a search of the forum you will find a lot about BD. If that does not suffice, post a new thread and others who use it will be along to tell you their feelings.
     
  13. TrBot

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    I like BitDefender and have the registered version. And I agree with Panda being a GREAT online scan.
     
  14. abhi_mittal

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    I just tried the Online scanner of Bitdefender. Its cool. It scanned more number of files than the free version that I use as a backup scanner. The engine is different and better for sure.
    Highly Recommended!

    Abhishek
     
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