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Forum: System Security 06 Jun 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
Personnally I would say it depends on your needs...

Personnally I would say it depends on your needs and cost...

I look for something that consistantly passes the virus bulletin VB100, and consistantly recieves 3-star Advanced+ certification in...
Forum: System Security 06 Jun 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
McAfee is ineffective, and lacking in heuristic...

McAfee is ineffective, and lacking in heuristic detection capabilities, and will let 3 out of every 4 pieces of new malware onto your computer system. (Heuristic detection is the app's ability to...
Forum: System Security 30 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
Ill give you some advice on defender- Set...

Ill give you some advice on defender-

Set it to notify for software not yet catagorized for risk, and to notify if software permitted to run makes system changes on its own

This is why:
If...
Forum: System Security 29 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
Your running XP/Win7 You have heard of...

Your running XP/Win7
You have heard of drive-by-downloads and clickjacking, right?:shock:
"Safe Surfing" wont help you there...
Forum: System Security 29 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
Thats right. The key word here is "conflicts" ...

Thats right.
The key word here is "conflicts"

and of the two, AVG is not very good.

I would run NOD32 4, and If you need to, run an online scanner/cleaner.

here is a list of the...
Forum: System Security 29 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
running two AV's is a bad, bad idea

running two AV's is a bad, bad idea
Forum: General Discussion 28 May 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 23,210
Posted By rive0108
You dont even have to delete it, just mark the...

You dont even have to delete it, just mark the other partition as active, go into msconfig and delete the other O/S boot (this will remove the dual boot option), and then repair it through the RE (7...
Forum: General Discussion 28 May 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 23,210
Posted By rive0108
There is a free partitioning program that will...

There is a free partitioning program that will allow you to boot into it, recreate the partition/delete/format it outside of Windows.

You might also want to run a disk check though. Sometimes...
Forum: Graphic Cards 28 May 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 27,605
Posted By rive0108
One question Isnt your build of Win7 for...

One question

Isnt your build of Win7 for Ultimate?
Ultimate has build in codecs, as well as HD. Installing third party codec packs can cause issues. Vista/7 Ultimate versions include...
Forum: General Discussion 28 May 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,912
Posted By rive0108
Futher note- for those who need further...

Futher note- for those who need further information on partitioning, or dual booting I have created a tutorial that covers pretty much everything:

Dual Boot using free partitioning software -...
Forum: General Discussion 28 May 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,912
Posted By rive0108
Ill have to check it out. I know the Vista...

Ill have to check it out. I know the Vista version, has a limitation, and more often than not, will not allow the resizing that is sometimes required. This bootable disk gives full control, and is...
Forum: General Discussion 28 May 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,912
Posted By rive0108
Yes, and you can create new ones if you so choose...

Yes, and you can create new ones if you so choose [volumes/partitions].

I actually created the bootable disk off a full Paragon partitoning software app. It is especially useful for x64 O/S's.
Forum: General Discussion 28 May 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,912
Posted By rive0108
Yes. I have actually uploaded a free...

Yes.

I have actually uploaded a free bootable disk partitioner, and if needed, the program to burn it to disk with.
Boot into the disk, and you can format/delete/edit the partition in question....
Forum: System Security 27 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
These are the best Labs- of these...

These are the best Labs-
of these AV-Comparatives is the most exhaustive and has the highest standards for certification. VB100 (virus bulletin) is another top notch certification body.
I dont even...
Forum: System Security 27 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
Avast and GDATA had an excessive amount of false...

Avast and GDATA had an excessive amount of false alarms- of their "high detection rate", many were false, and that affected the true percent of detected legitimate malware threats.

False Alarms...
Forum: System Security 27 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
AVG detected "generic" malware in AVAST!...

AVG detected "generic" malware in AVAST! antivirus, and SOPHOS antivirus...
Kaspersky detected malware in Google....
Forum: System Security 27 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
New May 2009 Hueristic detection test results are...

New May 2009 Hueristic detection test results are out:
Forum: System Security 26 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
AVG is pretty much bottom of the barrel...

AVG is pretty much bottom of the barrel Antivirus- Standard certification in both Hueristic and On-Demand testing. 93% detection.

A decent AV app has atleast a 97% detection rate, with minimal...
Forum: System Security 26 May 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,670
Posted By rive0108
Cyberdefender has a poor detection rate of...

Cyberdefender has a poor detection rate of Malware.

CyberDefender (Network Dynamics aka CyberDefender Corp-Product vender known for releasing spyware/malware [eblocs/spyblocs], low detection rate...
Forum: System Security 26 May 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,752
Posted By rive0108
I am a perpetual Beta tester for Onecare, and I...

I am a perpetual Beta tester for Onecare, and I get the newer builds before they are released to subscribers, and free annual renewable subscriptions.

OneCare is a poor AV product. It only...
Forum: System Security 26 May 2009
Replies: 467
Views: 88,374
Posted By rive0108
AVG and Trend Micro are poor antivirus apps. ...

AVG and Trend Micro are poor antivirus apps.

Recent AV testing certifies AVG as standard, and Trend Fails almost all the lab tests it is part of.


Avira Antivir (Advanced)
Avast!...
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2009
Replies: 42
Views: 8,281
Posted By rive0108
Your kidding right? Some notebooks are more...

Your kidding right? Some notebooks are more powerful than mainstream desktops running Quad cores and 8GB of RAM, and GTX 280 SLI
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 May 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 4,093
Posted By rive0108
Windows dumps during a crash and all the cookies...

Windows dumps during a crash and all the cookies are dumped also.
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 11,187
Posted By rive0108
If your 9800GT scores a 3.2 either you have the...

If your 9800GT scores a 3.2 either you have the Windows default/or the wrong drivers installed.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,059
Posted By rive0108
Here is free partitioning software that doesnt...

Here is free partitioning software that doesnt require installation on your pc.
https://www.sevenforums.com/software/2387-partitioning-software.html
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