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Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Firecat, May 26, 2012.

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  1. Tele2k

    Tele2k Registered Member

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    According to the program, the rootkit guard is checked. It does seem to update once per day...

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  2. carat

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    Are you sure? :)

    Edit: Is it possible to install the free AV without the browser toolbar? :doubt:
     
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  3. Tele2k

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    Yes I am sure, the box is ticked.

    When installing, you can opt out of the toolbar. Even if it installed you could turn it off in the browser.

    So far, I am still liking it, and with the free firewall, this seems like a good combo for us "cheapskates"...

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  4. carat

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    I think it's time to try it again ;)
     
  5. gery

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    i do not know why i could not install it on my w7 64b laptop
     
  6. Cloud

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    Downloaded and installed the free version today.

    Still no rootkit protection and the interface is littered with ads. Didn't even last five minutes on my laptop.
     
  7. Tele2k

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    I am not a big PC Tools defender, but why are people saying "No Rootkit protection" when the "Rootkit Protection" box is Checked by default?

    Yes, the program window is a little cluttered, but I almost never see it. It is a very "Quiet" program to me, so far...

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  8. carat

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    Screenshot please! :isay:
     
  9. Cloud

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    Agreed. :thumb:

    I've heard that a few people with the free version have gotten upgrade to an SD+AV trial (or accidentally install it). When I installed it, all I saw was ads, grey boxes, and locks.
     
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  11. Tele2k

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    So I can't show the image, but as someone noted on my Win 7-64 Lenovo, it actually installed PC Tools Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus. That is the program that has the check boxes, including rootkits.

    I don't know why it installed that, but it works fine with the old free PC Tools Firewall Plus...

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  12. carat

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    I really hate autoupgrades to trial versions! :gack:
     
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