Vista Compatible AV?

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  1. masqueofhastur

    masqueofhastur Registered Member

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    Are there any Windows Vista compatbile AV programs yet?
     
  2. Cadoul

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    I guess Microsoft Windows Vista Build 5270 is a beta version.
    Why vista compatible AV?

    Sincerly
    Cadoul from France
     
  3. Sputnik

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    As far I understood, avast! is supposed to run fine on all the Windows Vista beta's.
     
  4. RejZoR

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    avast! works fine on Vista. Same NOD32. Have no clue about others...
     
  5. dan_maran

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    Symantec Antivirus Enterprise has a Beta version for it.
     
  6. masqueofhastur

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    Thanks! Nod32 and Avast! are my two AVs of choice, so I'm glad they work.
     
  7. masqueofhastur

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    Well, Nod32 will run, but I can't access the control centre, probably the UAP settings.
     
  8. Howard Kaikow

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    Windows Vista

    Hmmm, I wonder which versions of current AV products will run in Windows Vista?

    Any news?
     
  9. dan_maran

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    Re: Windows Vista

    Symantec has a version of it's Corporate AV(SAV) that will work on it.
     
  10. TAP

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    Re: Windows Vista

    avast! Home/Pro.
     
  11. The Hammer

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    Re: Windows Vista

    I believe NOD will run also according to some NOD forum moderators.
     
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    Re: Windows Vista

    Is the question really, "will it run?" Shouldn't the question be "will it run properly and be effective?" Sorry for the semantics, but I would rather know which AV is going to be most effective. Is Vista going to be such a significant change that it renders current AVs less useful?
     
  13. Howard Kaikow

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    Re: Windows Vista

    Yes, Vista is not only a significant software change, it is going to require many folkes to get new hardware.

    Not to mention many apps that AV software would intereact with will change significantly, e.g., MSFT Office.
     
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    Re: Windows Vista

    I think you may be right which is why I am waiting to make my next PC purchase. ;)
     
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    Re: Windows Vista

    Same for me.
     
  16. Howard Kaikow

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    Re: Windows Vista


    Not to mention that prices of systems/components will likely be lower N months down the road, and the increased demand for 64 bit systems should cause prices to lower quickly.
     
  17. RejZoR

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    Re: Windows Vista

    Well, latest avast! 4.7 is running perfectly on the latest Vista Beta build.
    So it will run on Vista for sure as soon as it's released.
     
  18. vlk

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    Well, as a matter of fact, avast is not too compatible with the current Vista beta builds, but the 4.7 version should be compatible with the upcoming Vista beta2 (due in about 3 weeks).

    Thanks
    Vlk
     
  19. RejZoR

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    With latest i meant the Beta2 :p Beta2 is already available to vendors, but no tto the public as far as i know...
     
  20. solarpowered candle

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    interim Windows Vista Build 5365 has just been released http://www.thehotfix.net/ just need to sign up as a forum member. It's the 100% full DVD version.
     
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