question for prevx help

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by madpete, Aug 31, 2009.

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  1. madpete

    madpete Registered Member

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    i am seriously thinking about a full licence for prevx 3 . i need to know the answer to this question . will prevx 3 in any way slow down video editing and authoring process please ? i use xp with 1G of RAM and ulead moviefactory 4 virtually 12 hrs a day . every other antimalware i have tried has an effect on fine editing and file conversion from mpeg to dvd . at the moment i simply use geswall and malwarebytes as these have zero pull down on my system . my surfing is very safe - mainly news and current affairs , widers and av comparatives etc . i saw an excellent result for prevx 3 on MalwareResearchGroup site and i have used the free version so if prevx could replace geswall that would be excellent . thanks in advance . madpete
     
  2. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    If you are using the free version the paid will have no difference or impact on your system!

    And Joe will confirm this also! ;)

    TH
     
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    I use CAD programs on my computer with Prevx 3 with no noticable slow downs at all. And like Tripps said, if you are using the free version there is no difference in impact between that and the paid. Only difference is the added protection. With your description of your surfing habits, Prevx would suit you well enough for real time protection.
     
  4. trjam

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    what the heck does that matter, boot time scanning/ I mean what is the difference with something that shows up early and doesnt detect or something that shows up late and pops it. My friend, we make software security to complicated. We really do.;)
     
  5. Threedog

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    I think most security software is up and running long before the icon shows up these days. Certainly not a worry for me.
     
  6. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Very true ;)

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    Nor for me. But some folks pull a program off their computer because it slows down the opening of their browser by 0.5 seconds. Imagine being so pressed for time that a half of a second matters in your life! And I don't even want to imagine how someone goes about making that determination... I guess between a six cups of coffee and a stop watch, it all starts to fall into place. :cool:
     
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    I think there would be some benefit in adding Prevx Edge and keeping GeSWall, but then I'm biased in that particular area. ;)
     
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    Confirmed! :D

    You could also try taking out a pen and drawing the Prevx logo into your monitor - then we would definitely show our tray icon earlier than the others on bootup :) However, trjam/Threedog/Triple Helix are correct: protection loads immediately on bootup long before the "Welcome" screen so you are protected regardless of when the tray icon starts showing up. We delay the showing of the tray icon partially because of contention reasons - the longer we wait to load the GUI components, the more time other, more important-to-the-user programs have to load so it reduces bootup time and unnecessary resource consumption as the system is first loading (granted, just by a small amount so Page42, you'll probably want to get out that stopwatch and coffee :D)

    There's always use in layering security applications - nothing is perfect so feel free to use GeSWall and Prevx together if wanted :)
     
  10. Page42

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    One more time for the record... you pulled it out of where? ;)

    Okay, let's give credit where credit is due. See EDIT. Funniest thing I've seen on Wilders in two years. :thumb:
     
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    Ah c'mon. A minute ago you were all... "Wow, people can't seem to take jokes and humour, even though I specifically stated so haha." What happened? I'm just having some fun. haha
     
  12. simmikie

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    while i understand it's your system to be used your way, i have to admit i am curious as to what you feel you would gain by replacing Geswall with P3. P3 is an AM app, Geswall is a application level isolation app and sandbox. while P3 will miss detections, Geswall will keep baddies away from critical system components for as long as it's untrusted. IMO it's smart money to have both containment and a cloud based AM/AV. both ulra-light on resources, both invaluable to securing your box.

    Mike
     
  13. madpete

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    thanks to all for your thoughts . i might have been expecting too much for one app to cover me - hence my idea to get rid of geswall . i am going to go with the smart money ( thankyou to simmikie ) and use geswall and prevx . happiness . thanks again to all for your thoughts . cheers . madpete ( i really am mad o_O )
     
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