Should I get my friend Sandboxie or Geswall???

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  1. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

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    I need something that can protect her from malware without confusing her.
     
  2. firzen771

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    in that case, GesWall wuld probly be easier, u can make GesWall create ZERO popups and its more overall protection, where as i see sandboxie more as just for your browser IMO.
     
  3. jmonge

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    DefenseWall is her solution;) best of the best pound per pound:D
     
  4. petrili

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    Hi,
    i dont know GesWall but i think that there is nothing confusing about sandboxie. You said that it only makes sense for safer browsing but where do you get your malware from? Browsing?
    I am using sandboxie for a while now and can only advise you to have a look at it.
     
  5. Boost

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    A vote for Sandboxie :thumb:
     
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    Agree.

    So if you are considering a paid for Sandbox, IMHO/IME, Defensewall is much more newbie friendly and gives top-notch protection straight out of the box with no pop-ups. GW and Sandboxie you might have to tighten a few settings after the initial install.

    Further, if she is on Vista, then I would definitely recommend DW or Sandboxie over Geswall.

    If you do not want to pay, Sandboxie may be the best choice for the average user.

    But overall, give her the trial versions to play with and see which one she prefers.
     
  7. firzen771

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    No u can get malware from many other places such as P2P, instant messengers, USB's, etc.
     
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    Does DW slow down your browser on a cold load up? In other words how many seconds does your browser take to load in DW? SBie and MY FF takes 27 seconds to load together. Aargh
     
  9. Ilya Rabinovich

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    At my computer, I have 14 seconds delay on trusted FF start and 16 seconds on untrusted one.
     
  10. IceCube1010

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    You can't go wrong with any of these, DW, GW or SBIE.

    Ice
     
  11. SIR****TMG

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    Defensewall is great
     
  12. Creer

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    +1 here.
     
  13. twl845

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    That's basically a hips app isn't it? How does it compare to SBie? :)
     
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    Mostly a hybrid. Policy Sandbox and hips. You get the best of two worlds. I don't use it myself only because I'm comfortable with SBIE and Avira. But I did try it at onetime and liked it.

    Ice
     
  15. ratchet

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    Never had a popup with Sb!
     
  16. jmonge

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    it is very fast here the fastest;) version ever:)
     
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    running DefenseWall alone it is only 3 seconds;)
     
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    I have the same results as Ilya...14 seconds without DW and 16 seconds with DW.
     
  19. cheater87

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    How are the free versions of Geswall and DWo_O
     
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    ther is no free version od defensewall, but GesWall free isnt that bad, it does basically what u need.
     
  21. jmonge

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    the free version of geswall does not terminates apps in real time,only like if you reboot then it will be just find if you ever get infected with a reboot and a virus scan should be just find:D
    with defensewall can terminates malware in real time,one process or all processess at same time with the red bottom close attack and do not need to reboot
     
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    After reboot, clicked on FF icon and it took 12 seconds to get FF up and running. Coupled with DW and SBIE, this also includes Ad muncher, Browser Sentinel and Prevx Edge all running realtime. I'd say no unreasonable slowdown.

    muf
     
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    I don't see too many comments about Geswell. I accessed their web site, and it appears to be a good app to protect your browser, e-mail, etc. Has anyone traded SBie in for Geswell? Is Geswell easy on resources? I am using SBie and am wondering if Geswell is as good, although different. I could install it on a different snapshot to try it, but there's nothing like input from folks who are using it. I think I'm still on topic... :)
     
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