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Competition to Bart CD
« on: January 22, 2007, 10:07:26 PM »
GRISOFT Introduces AVG Rescue CD to Restore Infected Computers

GRISOFT introduced AVG Rescue CD, a new offering for IT professionals designed to remove and repair damage caused by viruses, spyware and other malicious programs on computers running Windows XP and Windows 2003 Server. The AVG Rescue CD provides critical updates of virus and spyware databases automatically.

http://www5.grisoft.com/doc/products-avg-rescue-cd/lng/us/tpl/tpl01

Oh, it's cheaper  :(




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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2007, 10:41:31 PM »
Not sure about competition, it would have to be better to be true competition, when you compete on price you will lose on price, when someone lowers their price.

Interestingly the price is for 1 year and 1 computer and there wasn't any other drop down options for either more computers or unlimited, so this isn't a like for like comparison.
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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2007, 12:52:44 AM »
So this isn't a like for like comparison.
I wish I could compare features.
Better if Vlk does it for me  ;D
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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2007, 02:00:53 AM »
So this isn't a like for like comparison.
I wish I could compare features.
Better if Vlk does it for me  ;D

I wasn't speaking of the features but the price.
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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2007, 11:27:27 AM »
Yeah, we evaluated the product and I have to say I'm VERY disappointed by Grisoft in this case.
In my oppinion, their Rescue CD is a SHAMELESS COPY of avast! BART CD. Same system, same features, same add-on programs... Not too inventive, really. :-[
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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2007, 11:36:13 AM »
In my oppinion, their Rescue CD is a SHAMELESS COPY of avast! BART CD. Same system, same features, same add-on programs... Not too inventive, really. :-[
Won't you say anything as they seem to be copying?
As their firewall, another program that won't worth in this case. It's strange that a serious and competent company in antivirus and antitrojans could be so poor when working with a firewall and, in this case, a rescue CD. Smaller companies are better 8)
Thanks Vlk for following the thread.
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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2007, 11:40:02 AM »
I'm not saying their Rescue CD is bad - all I'm saying here is that the similarity with our BART CD just can't be a coincidence (e.g. the selection of add-on programs on the CD is pretty much identical).

But we have some new plans with BART CD that will likely change this :) :)
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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2007, 11:50:38 AM »
I'm not saying their Rescue CD is bad - all I'm saying here is that the similarity with our BART CD just can't be a coincidence (e.g. the selection of add-on programs on the CD is pretty much identical).
I hope that none of your programmers have gone to Grisoft carrying with him/her the know-how 8)
Waiting for surprises on Bart CD soon 8)
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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2007, 03:00:29 AM »
Any Dates ??

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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2007, 04:21:05 AM »
I see that there has been an update today but according to the description there doesn't seem to be that "super" Bart you mentioned Vlk  :P
Congratulation on that update anyway  :)

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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2007, 12:29:19 AM »
How can we update BART, I mean, does the BART CD Manager update the program itself or just the CD?
I do not find a way to update the program, just the CD...
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Re: Competition to Bart CD
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2007, 08:39:35 AM »
The BART CD Manager always downloads the latest packages (i.e."updates") automatically...
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