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Windows 7: MSE vs Avast

27 Aug 2011   #11
damien76

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gautam7 View Post
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It is inconvenient for the user if after a long/large download, say, a .rar/packed file, say, a repacked- WAIK (which is a 1gb file) downloaded from a site other than Microsoft but a site from a notable forum, the user will be surprised/dismayed that what he downloaded is infected. Time/resources was lost.
Agree with your point but thats the way avast work. And apart from time/resourse lost there are no security risk.
Hi gautam7,

Yeah. That is a difference I learned from Avast and my other security apps. All apps do differ from each other like HIPS component. Well it's not like that all the time. I seems to see it's only on some files that repacked to hide or mask something else as with encrypted stuff. It's just a minor thing and NOT an issue. No worries really. Either way the user is protected and that is great!

On a lighter note I hope Avast will include in it's AIS the capability of it's firewall to terminate a connection.

Cheers


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