PrevX as a standalone malwaredefender?

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by Nevi, Aug 6, 2011.

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  1. Nevi

    Nevi Registered Member

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    I have just got myself a new computer,with Windows 7 (64 bit).Is it possible to use PrevX 3.220 as standalone antimalware?
    I use a NAT router and Windows own firewall.
     
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    absolutely.:)
     
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    Yes, you can! :)
     
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    And I Triple that :D

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    In my opinion layered approach is better. Something like Avast or Asquared free. No security program blocks 100 percent.
     
  6. Nevi

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    Thank you for the answers.That was the feeling I had myself,but I wanted to be sure.

    Motherroad-> Yes no doubt,a layered approach will be a stronger solution.But I trust Prevx more and more.It seems to find more malware than most other solutions.:)
    But I do use MBAM to a weekly on demand scan.;)
     
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    That's what I do....."Just in Case". ;)
     
  8. acr1965

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    I used Prevx and Avast av combo and they are both so light that I noticed no system slow down at all.
     
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    If you add Sandboxie to your list I think you would have what you need.
    And a must is Imaging software.
    Good luck.
     
  10. J_L

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    The free version offers very limited removal, and no blocking. I wouldn't recommend that.
     
  11. Nevi

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    Hugger ->

    I used Sandboxie when I started using Prevx,but as the time went,I used Prevx alone more and more.There was 2 attacks on that old XP machine,and both was intercepted by Prevx,almost before they had started.;)
    With this new computer,I have Windows 7,and it looks like it has a pretty good security out of the box,so I feel confident just using Prevx.And I do use an image,should anything happend.:)

    J_L -> If I had used the free version,me think I would have been gambling a little more than my nerves would like.Its the full version with SOL of course.:ninja:
     
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    The way I see it is if there's a good, free AV available, who not use it?
     
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    The answer to you're Question is YES.

    I do want to say that the best security for your computer, is your brain ! You need to be careful what websites you visit and most importantly what files you download to you're PC. Make sure to have a image of your drive, just in case. Also if you have sensitive data, try to encrypt them.

    :thumb:
     
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    I feel the same.
     
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    Se my setup:
    http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/probably-best-free-security-list-world.htm#choices

    My personal setup for 32-bit Vista laptop:

    LUA+TweakUAC
    Windows Firewall
    Defencewall personal firewall $
    Prevx free with Safeonline
    Winpatrol Plus $
    No Autorun

    My personal setup for 64-bit Windows 7 desktop:

    LUA+TweakUAC
    Windows Firewall
    Sandboxie Pro $
    Prevx free with Safeonline
    Winpatrol Plus $
    No Autorun
     
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    Re: Prevx & Microsoft Security Essentials

    Catches everything is a gross exaggeration.
     
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    I should have said everything bad, it caught 3 exploits trying to board my machine each time i updated Java, Trojans they were and they weren't FP's Granted, it may be a gross exaggeration i just got excited..;) Since I've been using Security Essentials I haven't had any infections that's been oh about 2 years.. :thumb:

    Hogndog

    It caught a couple of other nasties can't remember their names.. :doubt:
     
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    Many folk were not impressed with it yesterday when they discovered it had removed the very excellent Chrome browser from their machines ;)
     
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    Never heard that one before, maybe you could post it so we can examine the details?
     
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    Looks like it did, I'd be curious to know why? On second thought we are in the wrong thread, maybe we should open another?

    Hogndog
     
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