Process Guard and Fingerprint

Discussion in 'ProcessGuard' started by westward flow, Nov 15, 2004.

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  1. Pilli

    Pilli Registered Member

    Feb 13, 2002
    Hampshire UK
    Hi Westward flow,
    Fingerprint is useful for checking files using MD5 hashes.
    ProcessGuard does this for every .exe that is run and or changed but also does a whole lot more in protectiong running processes at kernel level.
    Please check out the full specifications and capabilities here:

    HTH Pilli
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2004
  2. nameless

    nameless Registered Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    I've used FingerPrint for a long time. The two complement each other, and really don't overlap each other.

    The main purpose of FingerPrint is to perform hashing, in order to show you which files on a given partition have changed since the last scan. ProcessGuard does some hashing of its own, but for a totally different reason--to make sure that only authorized executables run.
  3. Thanks to Pilli for your help.

    Special thanks to Nameless for your very helpful comparison between the two apps. :D
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