winpatrol

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  1. culla

    culla Registered Member

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  2. lifetweaker

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    Yes, It is good IMHO

    From Winpatrol.com:

    Take a look at the following thread:

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=236464&highlight=winpatrol
     
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  3. firzen771

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    i find it very handy and use it almost everyday, its a nice tool.
     
  4. Victek

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    Yes, great tool. It's strength is bringing together information from many different locations, such as startup items, BHO's, and Services and has a great startup manager. It also does some monitoring of system files and will alert/allow/block changes, but it's not primarily an anti-malware app IMHO. The plus version adds access to the startup items database + real time monitoring.
     
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    Count me as another happy WinPatrol Plus user.:)
    Nice tools.
     
  6. jmonge

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    i want to ask if you test it againts trojans and or spywares?thanks
     
  7. firzen771

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    its not really designed to prevent malware, more like a system utility and malware cleanup tool.
     
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    thanks;)
     
  9. Bob D

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    This is what developer claims re: detecting infiltrations in real-time:http://www.winpatrol.com/rid.html

    Cheers
     
  10. firzen771

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    it will, but its def not its strong point, it will DETECT the infiltration (as he says), its not so good at BLOCKING it.
     
  11. jmonge

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    i ask cause i did a test and tried this braviax malware winpatrol plus bark at it but braviax didnt care like if winpatrol was a chihuahua:argh:
     
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    No.
    I don't view WinPatrol Plus as an anti-trojan or anti-spyware program.
    It's more of a systems tool, alerting about start-up additions for example.
     
  13. LockBox

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    It no longer POLLS for system changes. It alerts in REAL-TIME. That's the difference. A smarter engine. WinPatrol does a great job for what it does.
     
  14. Franklin

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    Winpatrol goes on all my installs mainly for it's startup control.

    I did try out the "Recent" feature in being able to kill some rogue installs at reboot.
     
  15. firzen771

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    likewise and to check services, thats what i mainly use it for.
     
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    I replaced BOClean at work with WinPatrol Plus. I've been pleased with the change...
     
  17. SIR****TMG

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    Great program:thumb:
     
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