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Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by CloneRanger, May 26, 2011.

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  1. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    Hi, if we stop PSOL's protection whilst installing etc, does that apply to browser protection as well, or just malware ?

    And if we go further & Remove Protection is browser protection also removed.

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  2. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Yes PSO is disabled also! You can see the Tab is gone if you open a supported Browser!

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  3. m00nbl00d

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    Yep, everything goes down...

    I wonder if this is something that could be changed in Prevx 4? I mean, keeping SafeOnline enabled while malware protection off (for whatever reason). Just in case the user forgets all about it. :p
     
  4. CloneRanger

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    @ Triple Helix

    OK, thanks ;) expected it was the case, just wanted conformation.
     
  5. CloneRanger

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    @ m00nbl00d

    Just seen your post ;)

    Yes, i'm ALL for that too :thumb: As i feel that ALL this uploading to the cloud business is doing my head in :( I understand why it happens !

    If we had the option to ONLY enable SOL if we chose to = :) :thumb: :) = Best of All worlds :thumb:

    Don't see why it can't be done, & ASAP would be nice/good ;)
     
  6. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    It's been said that PSO is part of Prevx and they need each other to give full web protection even in the Free version and also the Free Facebook version!

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  7. CloneRanger

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    As things are now :( but i was Hoping "some" clever peeps ;) could code it to make it as an option to SOL only. And/or, have a seperate App that just protects the browser, paid and/or free :) :thumb: for those that don't want/require the malware protection, and/or persistant CloudBurst © CloudBursts © :D
     
  8. m00nbl00d

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    If they need each other, then why is it possible to just install Prevx without SafeOnline? (At least judging by what I've read by a few posters, in other threads. There seems to be a command line option that allows it.)
     
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    There's only one product you just choose the options that you want to pay for! ;)

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    If you want PSO then you have to install the whole program! If you don't want PSO then you use the command line option for malware detection and prevention only but you can't have it the other way around which is the point we were talking about! o_O

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    But SafeOnline cannot exist as a standalone, which is what folks are requesting? Surely Joe might be able to suggest something, hopefully?
     
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    It's impossible the way it is now as PSO is part of Prevx 3 and uses the cloud for protection! But only the Prevx team knows if it is possible and needed! ;)

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    OK TH, thanks for all the explanation, I understand better now. :)
     
  15. CloneRanger

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    PSOL without CloudBursting ©

    Can be done :thumb: Just done it ;) :)

    All you need to do is block Prevx at your FW = no more local scanning & no more uploading either = Perfect :D For those who prefer this option anyway.

    The only side effect i've noticed is, multiple FW outbound "Attempts" = to be expected, but no biggy.
     
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    Yes, now you have PSOL without realtime scanning, but it's not ideal as PSOL can't verify IP adresses and I think the URL blacklist is also in the cloud.
     
  17. m00nbl00d

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    You were the one saying that PSO and Prevx need each other. So, if it's possible to have Prevx without PSO, then your statement makes no sense, at all. That being said, then why not the option to just have PSO? Again, I'm saying all this on the assumption that they don't need each other. And, again, I'm saying this because it's possible to have just Prevx.

    If they need each other, and if each other is so important to the other, why the option to let users have just Prevx? o_O And, if both are so important to each other, but users still can use only Prevx, then why not letting them run only PSO?
     
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    On a technical level, it is not possible to have SafeOnline without Prevx but it is possible to have Prevx without SafeOnline. I suppose you could have Prevx without determinations but it still needs to monitor the behavior of the PC in the background to track what is needed for SafeOnline.
     
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