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Re: Spyware Terminator Compatable with avast!?
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2009, 05:58:16 AM »
But two of the four detections -- Joshua -- is reporting look like FPs, one has insufficient information to make any judgement and only one which I think is most likely a good detection, so I think it might be a little premature to say "No more false positives" for Spyware Terminator.

I vote for ST too - good detection and ClamAV is another plus. I use it for occastional scannin (non-resident).

IMHO, the reason the 4 items were detected is that ST not just looks for the actual spyware but also the indications in registry, folder names etc., which is good.

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Re: Spyware Terminator Compatable with avast!?
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2009, 03:33:07 PM »
Apart from the fact that this topic was dormant for over 2 years, the quote is still valid as a) the registry entry is actually what is displayed, )b even then there is insufficient information as I said.

So to reopen a post over two years old and comment on what may or may not have been an FP really can't be further investigated, making it a rather moot point.
« Last Edit: August 10, 2009, 03:36:31 PM by DavidR »
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