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Windows 7: a-squared uses 620kB memory for realtime protection !

17 Jan 2010   #1
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 
a-squared uses 620kB memory for realtime protection !

hi !

which Antivirus & Antimalware uses the smallest amount of memory for the realtime protection ?

running taskmanager as admin i looked at a-squared (a2), it uses 620kB....
i only find 2 processes, that seems to belong to a-squared: a2guard.exe & a2service.exe.

am i missing something or doesn´t a-squared use more memory ?
that must be the lowest usage, or does anyone know another A/V & A/M that uses less ?


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17 Jan 2010   #2
7mm

Windows 7 Pro. 64 Bit + Back|Track 5 (Both Updated)
 
 

How's the load felt on the system?
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17 Jan 2010   #3
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

I am sure you are missing something.
Can't remember how much was memory usage but I have used it for several days and I am sure it was heavier then 620kB...
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17 Jan 2010   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Avast 5 is using around 8 MB RAM.
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I know A Squared uses between 3-8 MB RAM, but not 620kb. There's something wrong. I guess its not working ATM. open a2 and then check the mem usage again.


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17 Jan 2010   #5
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 7mm View Post
How's the load felt on the system?
load ?

Dinesh: "I know A Squared uses between 3-8 MB RAM, but not 620kb. There's something wrong. I guess its not working ATM. open a2 and then check the mem usage again."

it IS working....

i installed Avast5-beta earlier today, it used almost 12MB.
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17 Jan 2010   #6
madtownidiot

 

If you don't spend your time on the internet trying to get something for free, generally you don't have to worry about viruses. I've been running win 7 without an AV for a couple months and it hasn't slowed down at all.. and it still has the same memory usage and number of running processes it did when I finished setting up this laptop.
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17 Jan 2010   #7
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

madtownidiot: what has this to do with the subject ???

"a-squared uses 620kB memory for realtime protection !"
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19 Jan 2010   #8
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

ok, fresh install of Windows 7.

Just Windows update and A-squared Anti Malware.
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And when Security Centre is opened:
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20 Jan 2010   #9
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

hi !

interesting, i´m looking at taskmanager right now:
a2guard=184 kB
a2service=608 kB
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20 Jan 2010   #10
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Are you looking at it after clicking on Show processes from all users?

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