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Re: AVG does NOT pretend to protect against adware and such

news.rcn.com wrote:
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http://anti-virus-rants.blogspot.com/2004/07/all-anti-virus-products-fail.html
http://anti-virus-rants.blogspot.com/2006/04/all-virus-prevention-methods-fail.html

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well, duh... of course... 'an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of
cure'... have you seriously been going around not caring about the
consequences of your actions because you believed your security products
would clean up whatever happened?

prevent as much as you can, then do your best to detect preventative
failures and be prepared to recover from those failures...

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Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 00:02:59 GMT, Greg Rozelle

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Neither AVG nor F-Prot are 'lighter' on resources than NOD32. There is
data pertaining to this on www.virusbtn.com and
www.av-comparatives.org.

--
Regards, Ian Kenefick
http://www.IK-CS.com

Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 22:38:24 +0100, Ian Kenefick

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Avg may depend on what you have  corporate,  professional, or free.
F-Prot may depend on what you have  Corporate or Home User

On F-prot home version website it say's this
http://www.f-prot.com/products/home_use/win/index.html#system

F-Prot Anti virus for Windows is designed to use the absolute minimum
of your system's resources


I can definitely tell you AVG FREE does use less resources from my
experience.  



Greg Rozelle



Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 22:27:56 GMT, Greg Rozelle


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Benchmark? Comparative Data? Proof?

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Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???


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How much does AVG use on your system? Let's see some figures....

On my primary PC running Win98SE, NOD32 uses the following:

NOD32KRN.EXE 288 bytes of Conventional Memory
NOD32KUI.EXE 288 bytes of Conventional Memory

I have NOD32 Automatic Updates disabled.

On an almost mirror image Win98SE system F-Prot uses the following:

F-STOPW.EXE 288 bytes of Conventional Memory

I have F-Prot Automatic Updates disabled.

Chas.








Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

'* * Chas' wrote, in part:
| On my primary PC running Win98SE, NOD32 uses the following:
|
| NOD32KRN.EXE 288 bytes of Conventional Memory
| NOD32KUI.EXE 288 bytes of Conventional Memory
|
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Unfortunately your numbers are not useful.  'Conventional Memory' is the
first 640 KBytes of memory, a legacy of DOS and the first IBM PCs.  Your
'288 bytes' is only the tiniest part of the code.  Were you not curious that
the numbers were all the same?

Phil Weldon

|
| > On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 22:38:24 +0100, Ian Kenefick
| >
| > >Neither AVG nor F-Prot are 'lighter' on resources than NOD32. There
| is
| > >data pertaining to this on www.virusbtn.com and
| > >www.av-comparatives.org.
| >
| > Avg may depend on what you have  corporate,  professional, or free.
| > F-Prot may depend on what you have  Corporate or Home User
| >
| > On F-prot home version website it say's this
| > http://www.f-prot.com/products/home_use/win/index.html#system
| >
| > F-Prot Anti virus for Windows is designed to use the absolute minimum
| > of your system's resources
| >
| >
| > I can definitely tell you AVG FREE does use less resources from my
| > experience.
| >
| > Greg Rozelle
|
| How much does AVG use on your system? Let's see some figures....
|
| On my primary PC running Win98SE, NOD32 uses the following:
|
| NOD32KRN.EXE 288 bytes of Conventional Memory
| NOD32KUI.EXE 288 bytes of Conventional Memory
|
| I have NOD32 Automatic Updates disabled.
|
| On an almost mirror image Win98SE system F-Prot uses the following:
|
| F-STOPW.EXE 288 bytes of Conventional Memory
|
| I have F-Prot Automatic Updates disabled.
|
| Chas.
|
|
|
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|



Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

I don't know what to trust, if you look here the result is completely
differnt:
 (and maybe more like real world, based on my knowledge about many of them
for many years]

http://www.virus.gr/english/fullxml/default.asp?id=72&mnu=72

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Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

I don't know what to trust, if you look here the result is completely
differnt:
 (and maybe more like real world, based on my knowledge about many of them
for many years]

http://www.virus.gr/english/fullxml/default.asp?id=72&mnu=72

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Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

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This website is a lot of bullshit. Trust www.av-comparative.org
www.virusbtn.com and www.av-test.org

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Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

Why is it bullshit ?

and why should it trust your links ?

i think it's a matter of religion ;-)

It's like when some newbies try to convince me to use Norton AV, because
they heard "it' the best" :-D

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Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

Why is it bullshit ?

and why should it trust your links ?

i think it's a matter of religion ;-)

It's like when some newbies try to convince me to use Norton AV, because
they heard "it' the best" :-D

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Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

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Because the experts say it is :-) As I mentioned in a previous post
the test methology has been shown to be absolute rubbish.

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You dont have to trust my links. Why do you think that the AV vendors
market their products based on these tests that I have mentioned? You
think it's because they are not trustworthy?

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Has nothing to do with it :-)

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lol - your analogy is flawed since these websites I have mentioned are
internationally recognised Independant test houses.

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Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???

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Ha ha!

Shane



Re: Which AV has the Smallest Footprint???


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Nothing beats blind faith!

Send me $2.00, put your hand on the radio (or monitor) and I'll say a
prayer for you.

Back in the days of sharing files on floppies, several associates
refused to believe that they could get a virus and used no protection. I
was always paranoid because they were giving me floppies created on
their home PCs. Their kids also used these computers for sharing old
fashioned PC games with their friends. That was a frequent source of
virus transmissions.

As an April Fools joke, I wrote a batch file that looked just like Dr.
Solomons loading in DOS when it was executed on the floppy. There was a
message saying that their HDD was going to be formatted and to hit a key
to prevent this. Any key would start a loop with dots moving across the
screen and a siren sound with a message at the end suggesting that they
invest in some AV protection! It was a bad joke but I got their
attention!

Chas.



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