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Windows 7: Just want some opinions on these

13 Oct 2012   #1
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 
Just want some opinions on these

I know of some others I have had a look at but am wary these days because of the hype.




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13 Oct 2012   #2
marsmimar

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Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

John, I've used aswMBR, rkill, RootkitBuster, and Sophos Virus Removal Tool at various times just as second opinion on-demand scanners. Sophos is slow and doesn't give any indication of how far along the scan is. It leaves the user guessing if the scan will finish in 10 minutes, half an hour, or something else. The others just chug along and apparently do their thing.

I have a clean system. To the best of my knowledge I've never been infected. So all of the scanners give a "0 threats found" mesage. Does that mean my computer is really clean, or does it mean the scanner just didn't find something that was deeply hidden?
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14 Oct 2012   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Thanks marsmimar just hadn't sen these before and yep you are right you wouldn't know on all honesty eh?
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14 Oct 2012   #4
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I too have used aswMBR (and aswar before that). A Guy
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