Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by wildman, Apr 3, 2005.
Anyone heard of QuickHeal? What's the story on it?
Hi Wildman .
I have heard of it . Never used it . I did not think it was anything special based on what I remember from different tests done with it . Just an opinion from a guy who never used it . hope it helps anyway . Take care
all i know is that it's india's leading #1 anti-virus software.
I have used it several years ago and it was not to impressive. And from what I read it has not improved all that much.
Whether you were being funny or not , you are crackin me up !
i'm serious! for real! no joke! type 'india's leading anti-virus' into google.
I am still dyin over here . You ust admit , that sounds like a funny statement . You know , sarcastic . Oh but , you would not know anything about sarcasm now would you ? LOL . See ya Intox my friend !
Thanks folks. Was just curious, as this is the first I had heard about this one. Ran across it checking the currency of some of my favorites list an the software cites.
good luck Wildman !
ITW Detection is not too bad.
However, testing HERE was not very good and results with a much smaller, personal test-bed were no better.
You've gotta be kiddin' me!!!!
I know for a fact that Quickheal is ultra crap - It does NOT sell much - Norton, PCC and McAfee are the big guys in India.
Even if they (i.e. the quickheal company) say Quickheal is India's no.1 from a technological standpoint - they're wrong. MicroWorld's eScan which uses the KAV engine is probably 100x better
Besides, they do not have 24-hour tech support and the support options are also limited, at least for Indians. I tried to call them once, and the phone was not picked up. Seems like its only Monday to Friday.
Why, they have a separate support section for non-India customers, there seems to be something fishy.
And even then, Quickheal demands that all virus testers have their samples provided to the company if they're to test it.
I strongly recommend that anyone interested in this product better watch its development first.
Just my few cents
I remember reading on one of the forums about a private tester being threatened with legal action if he continued to post his results ( very poor ) with QuickHeal
But is it true that that a future version of QH is to incorporate the F-Prot engine ? If so, its detection rate should improve.
As far as I know, they dont plan to put in any separate engine for some time now. I have tried to call them twice, and I see that no one is bothered to pick the phone up anyway.
Where did you hear that? just curious
Oh god. Look at this:
It appears they are already trying to license their engine to other companies. If this is the case, the F-Prot engine theory would probably not be possible.
I wonder who'd want to use QH engine in their AVs with engines like BD, RAV and KAV?
Honestly? It sucks bi time. And give them samples before testing them? Yeah right. They do get VB100% awards,but that doesn't say anything about real malware detection. Sure,it can detect all ITW samples,but what about 98% of all other malware? Now thats a totally different story...
Oops, I didn't mean to start a war, was just curious about this one as I had never heard of it. From the replies here I don't think this will be one that I will be trying any time in the near future. This is also a good indication to delete that software cite from my favorites files as well.
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