YesShield - SD clone ?

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  1. abu shofwan

    abu shofwan Registered Member

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    http://www.vimxsoft.com/yesshield/

    Does anyone have experience with this ? comparing with SD.

    anyway also they offer Giveaway 02-04 Nov http://www.yesshield.com/
     
  2. Tarnak

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    I downloaded it, but won't install for now!
     
  3. PaulBB

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    Thanks for the tip! Works great here under Win 7. Yes, the GUI reminds me of the SD interface.

    -http://imgur.com/a/t9CXU-
     
  4. David2041

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    :rolleyes:

    You can see under system status "space used by sd :)
     
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    Let's give it a try...:doubt:
     
  6. PaulBB

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    Nailed! SD clone but without BSODs like I used to get using SD. I wonder if is a legal clone or..?
     
  7. wtsinnc

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    Yes, this does look like SD.

    So how do I know that the download is for a truly "free" copy ?
    I see absolutely nothing stating a free license except for what is on the giveaway page with the download links.

    Is there any way to confirm that this is really totally and permanently free and not mearly a free download and trial period ?
     
  8. kupo

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    This, anyone tried to email the developer?
     
  9. David2041

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    The driver of this & the one of sd are signed by the same company
    :rolleyes:

    hxxp://bbs.kafan.cn/thread-1403356-1-1.html
     
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    Just downloaded and installed. Looks just like SD. No problems or bsod's so far. Hope it really is free!
     
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    Sent the developer an email asking about the true nature of this "giveaway". I'll post the response if I get one.
     
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    Re: YesShield.com

    Anyone using this yet?
     
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    About two hours ago I imaged a spare hard drive with XP SP-2 and installed the 32 bit version of YesShield.

    Download and install was non-eventful.

    As previously mentioned in this thread, this appears to be Shadow Defender rebranded; it looks almost identical and functions exactly as SD as far as I can tell.

    Three reboots following system changes totally restored the install to it's previous state and there were no hiccups.

    I scanned twice using Malwarebytes (once in safe mode), once with HMP, and finally with Kaspersky Rescue CD.
    No malware detected.

    As of now, no nag screen, no advertisement of any kind in reference to this application.

    At this point I'm still using YesShield with no issues, no system slowdown, no known conflict with any other program.
     
  16. taleblou

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    Hi:

    Yes shield did not pass my test against a TDSS patching rootkit and it infected the MBR as tdsskiller showed it. I did this test in a virtual machine.
     
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    I have scanned twice with TDSSKiller including scan for loaded modules and found nothing associated with YesShield.
    The only alerts were for a driver for my Sony video camera and a driver associated with my H-P printer.
     
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    How about providing more details? Which TDSS variant did you run and what did you do to find that YesShield would not contain it?

    TS
     
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    For what it is worth I am protected by Symantec Endpoint and when I downloaded the YesShield GiveAway it was quaranteed.

    John
     
  20. jo3blac1

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    So many questions to ask:
    1) Is this free giveaway for 1 year? Or will this stay free permanently?
    2) Is yes shield a rentware?
    3) Will this product stay updated/developed or will it get abandoned?

    Until reliable company such as Comodo buys and supports this product, I will stay with my current set up. I will also probably buy SBIE, just because the developer supports it for years now.
    This looks to me like somebody is just trying to make a quick buck. No way Im giving them my CC.
    Even this "free" product stays free then lack of support will be major killer.
     
  21. KelvinW4

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    Try emailing them and tell us the answers:)
     
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    if the company is out there to just make a buck, then they will have to be less than honest about the most important point #3.
     
  23. KelvinW4

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    It is indeed derived from SD
     

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  24. Night_Raven

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    I'm starting to think the creator of Shadow Defender sold his source to someone, and that someone tried to cash in. First with the original name and now with this one, disguising it as a different application either because the original attempt wasn't very successful or just because he/she/they wanted more money.

    I don't see any reason for the people who don't trust the latest version of Shadow Defender (1.1.331) to trust YesShield as well.
     
  25. jo3blac1

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    Honestly this was something more shady than just selling. If he just sold SD to someone else then there would have been no reason for him to stop answering emails and disappearing all of the sudden.
     
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