MS Antispyware public beta download

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by leedogg, Jan 6, 2005.

  1. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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  2. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Enjoy hey???? We'll see. :D

    Thanx for the link. :)
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Quick, but five minutes late.
    http://www.osnn.net/comments.php?shownews=11651 :)

    As always, we can use this thread for discussion though. I'm off to bed in a few minutes (the new quarter begins tomorrow). Will check back tomorrow to read opinions.

    Edit: Err...the download page has been removed. Guess we weren't supposed to see it yet. ;)
     
  4. indyjones

    indyjones OSNN.net Adventurer

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    hmm i remain sceptical about this release as I expect it will be mainly tailored for IE also my other fear is that this will encourage much more advanced types spyware :-/
     
  5. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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  7. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I am gonna add that to the frontpage post mate;
     
  8. lad_in_brum

    lad_in_brum OSNN Addict

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    I have have just downladed it...first impression:- looks good, if you do the defenition update there is one straight away.

    Has privacy tools...IE history eraser, cookies, url history, temp files etc.

    You can view all current runnin process's and stope them if necessary
    Look at and block startup programs

    Schedule...set it to run every day etc

    Real time protection.....Internet agents (9), system agents(25) and Application agents (25)
     
  9. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Will check it out when I get home :)
     
  10. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    how much memory does the sandbox use?
     
  11. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    I just downloaded this. I am anxious to try it out, from the sounds they added some things to it ..

    [edit]Ok. I downloaded it. I like it so far. It has some more things added to it and such. You will notice of you look in taskmanager it still says giant antispyware lol ... [/edit]
     
  12. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    I'm usiing it and like it ALOT, though on my box, nothing found, on the office machines, plenty that adaware and spybot missed.

    important for users to realize this is much better then a beta, since giant had this allready released
     
  13. ray_gillespie

    ray_gillespie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Yeah it seems pretty cool, although it detected the winVNC software at work as spyware for some reason. Not much of a problem however, as there's an option to "always ignore" stuff. It gets my vote :up:.
     
  14. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Is this better than what Giant had as their last full product?
     
  15. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    ya, giant was too aggresive for my liking, and you pretty much have to evaluate everything this program finds

    I think the quaranteen feature is called for on plenty of these
     
  16. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    also, this beta is gonna expire on July 31st...this is more a marketing scheme then a beta...still, give it a go
     
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    gotta givit a shot tommorow.. looks good
     
  19. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    really...look at all the free play ms has gotten from this...an EXCELLANT marketing campaign...I suspect this product has allready paid dividends on the investment.

    nicely done ms
     
  20. Lukas

    Lukas Real Name No Gimmicks

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    MS's spyware found 2 threats on my system after a full system scan
    Downloaded and run ad-aware: 72 tracking cookies + the two objects ms listed...

    Didn't clean it out yet, so if u guys want proof I can get ya screenies... :D

    Grtz


    Lukas