Repellent antivirus. Too good to be true?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Chuck57, Dec 11, 2003.

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  1. Chuck57

    Chuck57 Registered Member

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    http://www.easydesksoftware.com/repellent.htm

    I heard about this on another forum and checked the data on the above page. It sounds a little too good to be true and wonder if anyone has any experience with it. I haven't downloaded it to try because apparently you've got to disable your regular antivirus to use it, if I read the info right. I don't want to be surfing without an AV.

    Anybody know anything about it?
     
  2. StAnger

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    From the description alone I would say this is a program like ScriptSentry or WormGuard and not an antivirus.

     
  3. VikingStorm

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    I didn't see the part where it tells you to disable your antivirus, but this is pretty much dumb if it tells you that, if all it does is disable scripts.
     
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    All it does is disable scripts. It also only works with IE & OE according to the readme in the zip file.

     
  5. spy1

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    I tried it.

    I haven't had the use of Windows Media Player since.

    Wrote them about it and they said their program couldn't have caused it. (It was the only new program I fooled with the day WMP went belly-up).

    Un-installing Repel didn't help. Un-installing/re-installing WMP didn't help. Re-installing Repel and playing with its' settings didn't help.

    I don't believe in co-incidence. Pete
     
  6. JayK

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    After hours of testing and research, my considered opinion is this.

    DO NOT USE IT!
     
  7. spy1

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    Good thinking. :D Pete
     

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  8. Cmon, System Safety Monitor, Script Sentry, and Abtrusion Protection do more than this!

    I tried it, NOT IMPRESSED!
     
  9. Primrose

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    I do..

    :D

    If you install internet explorer 6 service pack 1 it will cure the wmp9 fault and also give you the java stuff back, fixes the windows search problem and the java stuff! You can get this from the microsoft website and if you have IE6 already it will only require a small download.


    downloaded the script 5.6 for windows xp:

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c717d943-7e4b-4622-86eb-95a22b832caa&DisplayLang=en



    also see here


    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0A8A18F6-249C-4A72-BFCF-FC6AF26DC390&displaylang=en
     
  10. JayK

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    Well generally 3 software do more than 1 . :)
     
  11. Yeah, but I meant, using one of the above, not all together at once...
     
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