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Windows 7: PC Tools Threatfire; recommend as an on-demand

15 Apr 2015   #1
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
PC Tools Threatfire; recommend as an on-demand

PC Tools Threatfire; recommend as an on-demand
If anyone's thinking of downloading, installing, using PC Tools Threatfire, I recommend configuring it as an on-demand tool. Default Actions --> first 2 = Prompt Me, 3rd = Quarantine and Alert. I don't recommend the first two actions set as allow or quarantine. Threatfire Protection = Off. I think the community reports may be useful, kinda sorta like Fox & CNN Kwik-News.


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15 Apr 2015   #2
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
PC Tools Threatfire; recommend as an on-demand
If anyone's thinking of downloading, installing, using PC Tools Threatfire, I recommend configuring it as an on-demand tool. Default Actions --> first 2 = Prompt Me, 3rd = Quarantine and Alert. I don't recommend the first two actions set as allow or quarantine. Threatfire Protection = Off. I think the community reports may be useful, kinda sorta like Fox & CNN Kwik-News.
I had problems with Threatfire causing BSODs on my old XP machine.
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15 Apr 2015   #3
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Personally I leave it on at all times unless installing windows updates or other trusted software. If you keep getting prompted about programs making connections it's best to choose "allow the connection" and "Remember my choice" and it won't bother you again. Problem software needs to be blocked via your firewall if needed.
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