Author Topic: why is Vipre so darn tiny?  (Read 3047 times)

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why is Vipre so darn tiny?
« on: December 05, 2009, 04:40:49 AM »
My buddy is using it he says its like a little over 26 MB. He is testing the Vipre 4.0 beta premium with Firewall, Host intrusion, IDS. How is that possible. an entire secuity suite so small.

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Re: why is Vipre so darn tiny?
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2009, 07:56:59 AM »
Certain software makers don't have the time or patience to improve its detection capability without increasing the size.

Think what happened to Ad-aware by Lavasoft. Its big size doesn't justify its detection capability. It had a nice software few years ago.

There are also some less size softwares that just run on steroids

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Re: why is Vipre so darn tiny?
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2009, 05:47:06 PM »
Oh so it's just a matter of the technology they use  basically. yeah i agree with you AD-Aware wa good eons ago but now a Huge Behemoth.

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Re: why is Vipre so darn tiny?
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2009, 10:12:47 AM »
If they continue like that I think they will become popular for the heaviest anti malware!
Hehe!

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Re: why is Vipre so darn tiny?
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2009, 11:46:07 AM »
Absolutely, but people are still downloading it.

Don't know why?

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Re: why is Vipre so darn tiny?
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2009, 04:31:40 PM »
Hey I have a question!
I'm always trying to search for new software so...I was wondering if Vipre is not a bogus!
Hehe by the way can someone tell me how to know if it is a bogus?

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Re: why is Vipre so darn tiny?
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2009, 08:20:08 PM »
Vipre is not a bogus software and its not for free