Prevx Pro 2005 or ProcessGuard? Hmm...

Discussion in 'ProcessGuard' started by Chronixoz, Jan 12, 2005.

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  1. Chronixoz

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    What's the difference between PG and Prevx Pro 2005?
    they use the same technique right?
    So what is the REAL difference?
    Does PG protect the user on areas that Prevx Pro 2005 doesn't etc?
     
  2. DigitalMan

    DigitalMan Registered Member

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    They are very different applications. PG prevents any "unapproved" processes from running and Prevx uses heuristics to detect and then prevent suspicious programs.
     
  3. Chronix0z

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    So it would be a good idea to have both running?
     
  4. Notok

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    Prevx doesn't really detect anything, it's a behavior blocker the way PG is. The difference is that ProcessGuard protects running programs in memory where Prevx protects mostly files on the harddrive. They are different types of protection that I have found go quite well together :)
     
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  5. DigitalMan

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    I think it is a good idea to use both - I do. Neither of these scan you drive for malware of viruses - they prevent them from executing or installing. You should still use a firewall for sure. You might also use antivirus (recommended) and possibly an anti-trojan along with safe surfing practice to keep things under control.
     
  6. JayTee

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    Actually, I find that Tiny Firewall does most of what Prevx can do. However, I have PG, which is runs on low resources, as a backup.
     
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