• Free anti-virus software: Cloud vs AVG

    Which is the better freeware... Cloud antivirus or AVG? Also, when installing one in favor of the other, should the previous software be deleted?  In which order should this be done? For example:  I'm running AVG right now, and I've been told Cloud has a more effective product.  Should I delete...

    Jamesohanlon15 pointsBadges:
  • How do you insure that a file uploaded through web page is safe?

    How do you insure that a file uploaded through web page is safe? On our site, we plan to allow users to upload PDFs and TIFF images, but are worried that someone could purposely or by mistake upload a file virus. Are there any programs that can be used to scrub such files? I understand that it is...

    ITKE342,450 pointsBadges:
  • Microsft Visual Studio performance issues do to antivirus software

    Does anyone know which antivirus program causes the least amount of slowdown while working in Microsoft Visual Studio? Every time my virus checker goes off I run into serious performance issues due to the system check. Does this happen to other people? Do you think the issue is the virus checker or...

    ITKE342,450 pointsBadges:
  • Installing antivirus software on a web server

    Should a web server have antivirus software installed and active at all times? Are there situations where it is not needed? What should be considered when choosing one to install?

    ITKE342,450 pointsBadges:
  • How do antiviruses perform their scans so quickly?

    How do antivirus programs investigate hundreds of thousands of files so quickly while maintaining good detection rates? Most are able to do this in real-time while not slowing down computer processing rates by very much. How is this done?

    ITKE342,450 pointsBadges:
  • Do any antivirus products use “canary files” to detect rootkits?

    Which antivirus programs use "canary files" with common strings in their filenames to detect:1.) MyRootkit.vir is known to hide files which include the string ".vir" in their filename.2.) Upon installation (or signature update) MyAV puts MyRootkitcanary.vir in C:\Program Files\MyAV\Canary Files\3.)...

    ITKE342,450 pointsBadges:
  • Is there a way to detect antivirus program using C#?

    I might have a virus problem with one of my machines so I'm trying to figure out if there's a way to detect an antivirus software inside of it using C#. I understand that the Security Center detects software but is there a way using C#? Thanks for all the help!

    ITKE342,450 pointsBadges:
  • The best antivirus

    I have been thinking about this for a while. A lot of my friends, family, and colleague ask me what is best as an antivirus. I would like to get some feedback from the community on what everyone thinks is the best antivirus they have used for personal and or business use and the reasons why. A lot...

    Schmidtw11,330 pointsBadges:
  • What scenarios to test in Anti Virus software?

    What scenarios to test in Anti Virus software? Please give scenarios for writing test cases for testing a Anti Virus Software?

    Mayurkhe295 pointsBadges:
  • Kaspersky Internet security 2012 update issue

    I am having update issues in Kaspersky internet security 2012. My update starts and it quickly reaches to 15%, download size=142kb but then it stops at 15% for half an hour and finally the messages arrives that network connection has timed out. This is only happening with Kaspersky product. My...

    Vivek275 pointsBadges:
  • Installation Norton antivirus

    Je n'arrive pas à activer l'antivirus que j'ai acheté. Il y a toujours la mention "non activé" malgré mes nombreux téléchargements. Quel pourrait être le problème?

    REMOVALFROMIMLIST35 pointsBadges:
  • Antivirus software

    Is it not recommended to have more than 1 anti virus software? On your computer, and if it's not, why? & why would you want to go out & install your own anti virus when more all the carriers (Comcast, AT&T, Clear, etc.) supply it with their product. Or to flip the script so to speak,...

    Bluesman21220 pointsBadges:
  • Replacing antivirus protection

    do i need to uninstall my old antivirus before installing a different one?

    Dorothymae5 pointsBadges:
  • Virus protection/removal

    I am re-imaging 12 pcs in a local network. The clients of my network are between the ages of 5 and 16. And have to be acessible to them during my installations and hardening. We havent been approved for $ to cover the anti-virus cost, yet. so i'm out there like a sitting duck until I can proceed....

    Deliverance40 pointsBadges:
  • virus – W32.STUXNET!INK

    I have a file server 2003 which is shared by various depts via their respective folders with their access permission. Unfortunately, one of those folders were infected by virus W32.STUXNET!INK....this virus created several shortcuts of the folders within the main folder but the dept could not...

    Informations30 pointsBadges:
  • Can’t delete virus with TrendMicro

    Anyone know i have some problem i can't disinfect virus mal_otorun 1 and EXPL CPLNK.SM im use trendmicro antivirus.....

    STAFFIT110 pointsBadges:
  • anti virus

    can i run more than one anti virus programs

    Samarcq0 pointsBadges:
  • Free antivirus and spyware to pinpoint virus source

    We are looking for a free antivirus and spyware solution with a server. We want to see who is contracting viruses and where the problem areas lie. We would like it to be an open source product if possible, but all recommendations are appreciated.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Will kaspersky fix a computer that already has a virus?

    Will kaspersky fix a computer that already has a virus?

    Ranfen85 pointsBadges:
  • Antivirus software for a virtual machine running Windows Server 2003 R2

    What type of antivirus software should I put on a virtual machine running Windows Server 2003 R2?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:

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