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Offline ioyuioynx

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Avast Free 5.0.418 & OptinProcess
« on: February 16, 2010, 06:23:59 AM »
I use AdMuncher and Firefox and currently have OptinProcess=admunch.exe set under [WebScanner] in webshield.ini.

My question is, would I have better protection if I also added the line OptinProcess=firefox.exe?

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Re: Avast Free 5.0.418 & OptinProcess
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2010, 06:30:30 AM »
...should I 'optin' FileZilla(and other web apps/clients), or am I still protected?

Or am I jumping to a misunderstanding of this feature?
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Re: Avast Free 5.0.418 & OptinProcess
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2010, 06:37:30 AM »
I use AdMuncher and Firefox and currently have OptinProcess=admunch.exe set under [WebScanner] in webshield.ini.

My question is, would I have better protection if I also added the line OptinProcess=firefox.exe?
No.  Since Firefox is already supported by Web Shield.  Optin Process option is there for the users who would like to let WS scan the traffics of their favorite HTTP applications outsides of these major browsers.

...should I 'optin' FileZilla(and other web apps/clients)
No...actually, FileZilla is an FTP application...