Vir.IT eXplorer Lite

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  1. sg09

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    Vir.IT eXplorer Lite is a free Italian antimalware that allows private and corporate usage. In this free version you will get free antimalware scanner and intrusion detection monitor. It support heuristics detections, archive scanning etc.

    http://www.tgsoft.it/english/download_eng.asp

    It has a paid version too that comes with real-time antimalware protection.

    It has been featured for long in Softpedia. Any one have ever tried it? I just gave it a quick shot within Shadow Defender but could not test it completely as it required a restart. GUI is not good looking. It detects malwares indeed but the detection may be somewhat less compared other other players.
     
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    sounds interesting:)
     
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    Installed it yesterday night.
    Very outdated interface indeed.
     
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    How is the IDS?
     
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    I was not able to test it because it would work properly after a restart. A few screenshots of the IDS can be found in the following PDF.
    -http://www.tgsoft.it/files/VirIT_eXp_Lite_TUTORIAL_Rev_2013-03_ENG.pdf-
     
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    I have install this, but have not used it yet, due to it requiring a restart before using it.

    One day I'll restart my computer and test it.

    I presume I have used it at some point in the past as I do have a habit of testing every single antivirus.
     
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    I had to restart my computer this morning due to Windows crashing, so it gave me the opportunity to test Vir.IT after I restarted Windows.

    I ran a scan, but did not let it complete due to various false positives, consequently I uninstalled it, and am free of any antivirus again.
     
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    @roger_m: wow, sad to know that. I actually scanned it with my one year old malware sample and it detected quite a few.
     
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    Strange.
    I've run several whole computer scans and it didn't detect any FP.
    Are you sure you're not infected?
    I'm asking since you seem to run without an AV.
     
  10. roger_m

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    No, I'm not infected.
     
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    Then, can you specify what type of things it detected? Are those system files?
     
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    There were no system files reported before I aborted the scan. I will have to reinstall it and do another scan and report what I find. After giving a number of obvious false positives I uninstalled it.

    I will do the reinstall and do another scan in the next few days.
     
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    Thanks. I will wait for your findings.
    In the meantime, I couldn't resist myself in testing the software. My opinions can be found in my review of the software. I scanned it extensively with over 500 Gb of executable files (both malicious and innocent) and it detected most of the malicious files and made a few false positives. I scanned each of those false positives and found that in each case two or more engines (not the reputed ones) detected those files. I suspect that its because of the heuristic engine. Amoung some genuine false positives: Shadow defender driver, Softmaker free office 2008 installer, Housecall Launcher and Googletalk Setup.
     
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    On install

    When you go to authors site and click download nothing happens. When you download from sg09's link I get the win 32 error.
     

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    I just tried the Softpedia download and for some reason that file does not like my computer :rolleyes: I get the same error as screen shot above.
     
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    I mailed TG Soft to look at this thread and he replied me just now, with answers to some of the queries in this thread.


    ~private communication removed
     
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    oopppsss
     
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    SG09


    I have never seen this on my computer before. All other installers work fine for the most part.
     
  21. controler

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    Ok sorry guys but I am trialing Appguard and now see we get those kinds of warnings if not set to install. Did that and it installed just fine ..


    Bruce
     
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    @Bruce: Good to know that you sorted this out.
     
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