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Do you use Hardened mode Aggressive ?

Yes
15 (60%)
No
10 (40%)

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Hardened mode Aggressive
« on: March 23, 2017, 03:01:22 AM »
Hi guys :)

As you maybe know we don't favorite polls here, but I dare to post one.
I am curious if you are using / recommending " Hardened mode Aggressive " and / or why you do / don't :

Avast - General - Enable Hardened mode - Aggressive.

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Aggressive: only chosen files with known high ratings are allowed. All other files are prevented from running.

Looking forward to your feedback.

Greetz, Red.
« Last Edit: March 23, 2017, 03:52:28 AM by Rednose »
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Re: Hardened mode Aggressive
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2017, 08:09:57 AM »
I personally don't use it because I shuffle new stuff too much through my system, but I did enable this on sister's computer and locked it with a password. Whitelist is so good she never has a problem with what she's doing with a computer while having basically 100% protection.
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Re: Hardened mode Aggressive
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2017, 10:27:03 AM »
I use it on my systems, my systems are generally very stable with not much changing programs going on. Though that could also be a reason for not using it, but there doesn't appear to be any major resource overhead in using it.
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Re: Hardened mode Aggressive
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2017, 04:37:11 PM »
Yes. I keep my host systems locked down pretty tight, and do my playing in VM's.

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Re: Hardened mode Aggressive
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2017, 07:12:12 PM »
I don't because I prefer to make my own decisions.
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Re: Hardened mode Aggressive
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2017, 02:12:44 AM »
I don't because I prefer to make my own decisions.
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Re: Hardened mode Aggressive
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2017, 06:17:39 PM »
Use Hardened Mode:  Yes
Use Hardened Mode:  Aggressive - No.

Don't run new stuff on my machine as doing so will increase risk.  Stability is key.
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