SafeOnline (Facebook Edition)

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  1. firzen771

    firzen771 Registered Member

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    ok, i see a lot of people starting to use this "facebook edition" of prevx safeonline and im just wondering, what exactly is the safeonline "facebook edition"o_O
     
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    It is Prevx with full SafeOnline features. Please visit prevx.com for more information.
     
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    It features full SafeOnline function and Prevx free (i.e. malware detection, instant threat alerts, adware removal), for max. security you need to buy malware removal and realtime protection. In short, the facebook version offers you more than Prevx free.
     
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    I didn't have to it will download the correct version you need on the OS that you are using! ;)

    TH
     
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    so its a universal installer on the site? but the direct download u linked me is specifically only x64?
     
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    True! ;)

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    ah ok, thx
     
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    Your very welcome! ;)

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    and i can completely disable realtime scanning and all of that and have JUST the SOL feature working right?
     
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    SafeOnline inherently depends on some elements of realtime protection to provide full protection so you will need to have the realtime scanner enabled (although it should have minimal interaction with the system).
     
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    that is unfortunate because from what ive seen, Prevx's IO usage is relatively high and i was hoping i could disable the realtime scanner to get rid of that...

    are there any plans to have SOL as a completely independent feature that can be run with everything else disabled in the future?
     
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    You could tweak the settings to make it as low as possible. In basic configuration uncheck Enhanced Rootkit Detection, Realtime MBR Scanning. In scheduler, disable Scheduled scans totally, and in Heuristics settings check Disable heuristics. That should help with IO usage ;)
     
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    since SOL uses at least part of the realtime scanner, could that not perhaps effect SOL's performance?
     
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    Very strange I've never seen that before PrevxHelp will be by to comment and give you his advice!

    TH
     
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    I don't know all the things SOL uses, so I can't be sure, better if Joe answers this one.
     
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    In Windows, the I/O usage counts are actually quite inaccurate. Prevx analyzes behaviors from across the system and when sending data across the system between processes (not actually touching the disk), it counts as I/O. In realtime, Prevx is only scanning files as they execute so realtime scanning should be quite light on the system.

    We are not planning on having SafeOnline as a separate feature because of the necessity for essentially every other Prevx feature behind it, from self protection to behavior monitoring and even realtime protection if we find something which bypasses SafeOnline.

    Hope that helps! :)
     
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    Prevx SafeOnline version 3.0.5.217 is available for download, while no info about official release/change log.
     
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    Check the beta forum, .217 has already been available as pre-release for a few days ;)
     
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    So, Currently available "Prevx SafeOnline version 3.0.5.217" is pre-release available at Prevx site (x86, x64)?
     
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    Great to here that there is a new version of SafeOnline and for the Facebook version!

    TH
     
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    'Prevx CSI Free' is the same as 'Prevx SOL Facebook edition'?

    I've got to slap on a fresh image first because after yesterday's issue with Prevx SOL Facebook edition, my OS partition is completely buggered.

    The OS (Vista SP2 x86 on this particular comp.) can't even be shut down. At all.
    I have had to use a hard reboot with the accompanying HDD CLICK; extremely annoying and agitating.

    This kind of update to a security sw program makes me hesitant to reinstall it.
     
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