What defines "Potentially unsafe applications" and "Potentially unwanted"?

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by techie007, Jan 29, 2008.

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  1. techie007

    techie007 Registered Member

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    Is there some way we can discern what programs are on these lists?

    I don't want them to kill my remote admin software (say DameWare, VNC or Bomgar), but I'm not sure what else I'm opening the door to if I disable these.
     
  2. ethernal

    ethernal Registered Member

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    you'd be killing some ad-ware that 'might' be unwanted. like those google toolbar'ish things and so.
    the usual "real" hijacker ads would be gone anyway, but sometimes the half-way bad ones are installed by your own free will
    also, applications that crack/change antivirus softwarw and so o n (who knows if they disable the antivirus, whilst "unlocking" free upgrades...)
     
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