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Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« on: August 12, 2003, 06:13:05 PM »
They just released a new version of there FREE great antivirus > v7.0

It's a verry good tool to use as a back-up scanner.

It offers NO on-access provider (guard) and therefore its no good to use as your main AV. (it's useless as premier protection as it has no real time protection)

But it offers daily updates, sheduler, quarantine, report files, support, etc..

And a really strong unpacking engine !

It works perfect beside AVAST 4.0 ! (no problems at all...:))

http://www.bitdefender.com/bd/site/products.php?p_id=24#

http://www.bitdefender.com/bd/site/downloads.php?menu_id=21

I will try to run it once in 2 weeks interval, just to make sure my system is safe...lol.

And it's easier than to do an Online scan.

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« Last Edit: August 14, 2003, 12:20:40 AM by Waldo »

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2003, 12:39:46 AM »
hey waldo,seen your thread on bit defender and downloaded it to use with the #1  resident protector and anti-virus program avast,they seem to work well together since as you said bit defender has no resident protection scanner,just wanted to say thanks for posting the thread about the program.

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2003, 04:53:44 AM »
Thanks Waldo for the must have link...
Like you, I´ll test it for a while just to make sure a XP system is safe.  8)
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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2003, 06:31:56 AM »
just seeing if anyone knows,i ran a scan with free bit defender and it scanned 130,000 files,now when i run a scan with avast home it only finds 30,000+ files.why is there so much of a difference,i have them both set to scan my whole computer + archives?am i doing something wrong with the avast scan because i would like avast to scan every file also,thanks brian

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2003, 08:27:08 AM »
Hmm that is interesting. Maybe you could send me the BitDefender logs so that I would take a look and try to guess where the problem is...?

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2003, 03:14:12 PM »
Maybe it has something to do with the unpacking engine ?

Bit defender knows these archives : ACE,ARJ,CAB,LHA,RAR,ZIP

these unpackers : Aspack,Neolite,Petite,Pklite32,shrink,Upx,wwPack32

AVAST!4 knows : Zip,Mime,Mapi,Ntfs,Rar,Arj,Tar,Gzip,Cab(only Pro),self extracting exe's.

It's possibel i forgot some...Don't blame me. ( did my best :))

so there's seems to be some difference between those 2...

I'm curious about the responce of a AVAST support member on this one....

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« Last Edit: August 13, 2003, 03:23:47 PM by Waldo »

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2003, 05:29:16 PM »
I have sent (e-mail) some ZIP files to Petr Kurtin describing some errors on handling these files. If it helps...
I´m not sure if they concern with this forum...  8)
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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2003, 05:40:08 PM »
He he, it's interesting.

The discrepancy is largely caused by the fact BitDefender decompresses and scans inside Help files (CHM) and counts every single help page of the Help as a tested file. So, e.g., the 49 MS Office Help files located in

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\1033

are presented as about 76,200 files by BitDefender, but only 49 by avast!!

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« Last Edit: August 13, 2003, 06:12:04 PM by Vlk »
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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2003, 05:57:39 PM »
Hi,
anyone know why it says

# DOWNLOAD        
Evaluation Kit  

there ? is this only a timelimited trial ?

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2003, 09:17:12 PM »
i think the evaluation kit is bit defenders pro version(pay for)but you can try it 1st for a limited time,go to their site and click downloads and i think its under free products not evaluation

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2003, 11:53:50 PM »
   
there ? is this only a timelimited trial ?

NO, It's the full free version.

I guess the description of the link (on Bit-defender site) is a little confusing.  ;)

If you press the "evalutation kit" link, it's the correct one, don't worry.

The files is named "Kit-free edition.exe" enjoy !

http://www.bitdefender.com/bd/site/products.php?p_id=24#

http://www.bitdefender.com/bd/site/downloads.php?menu_id=21

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« Last Edit: August 14, 2003, 12:21:20 AM by Waldo »

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2003, 12:10:47 AM »

The discrepancy is largely caused by the fact BitDefender decompresses and scans inside Help files (CHM) and counts every single help page of the Help as a tested file.  


Well, this seems to be a verry good explanation. :)

Seems like the mistery is solved. (thanks VLK)

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #12 on: August 18, 2003, 10:02:38 PM »
Thanks Vlk and Waldo. I confim this behavior on BitDefender and avast. I post to Peter (avast support team) some zip files that can be "false positives" of BitDefender (I hope, because avast does not warn them as virus files)  ;)
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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #13 on: August 22, 2003, 04:32:06 PM »
I confim this behavior on BitDefender and avast. I post to Peter (avast support team) some zip files that can be "false positives" of BitDefender (I hope, because avast does not warn them as virus files)  ;)

It was really BitDefender's false alarm,  their BAT heuristics failed.

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Re:Release of Bit-Defender v7.0 FREE ! > backUp scanner
« Reply #14 on: August 23, 2003, 03:28:38 AM »
It was really BitDefender's false alarm,  their BAT heuristics failed.

Thanks, Peter... I´m glad to be protected with avast!  8)

Here are the log of BitDefender 7.0 Free edition false alarm...
 
...Nero...adapceq.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Suspect BAT.Generic
...Nero...adapceq.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Disinfection failed - Trying second action
...Nero...adapceq.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Move failed
...Nero...gear.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Suspect BAT.Generic
...Nero...gear.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Disinfection failed - Trying second action
...Nero...gear.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Move failed
...Nero...iomega.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Suspect BAT.Generic
...Nero...iomega.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Disinfection failed - Trying second action
...Nero...iomega.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Move failed
...Nero...universa.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Suspect BAT.Generic
...Nero...universa.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Disinfection failed - Trying second action
...Nero...universa.zip=>UPDATE.BAT Move failed
 
Statistics
 
Identified viruses : 0
Infected files : 0
Warnings : 0
Suspect files : 8
Disinfected files : 0
Deleted files : 0
Copied files : 0
Moved files : 0
Renamed files : 0
I/O errors : 27
Scan time : 01:49:37
Scan speed (files/sec) : 72
 
Virus definitions : 74933
Scan plugins : 11
Archive plugins : 35
Unpack plugins : 2
Mail plugins : 6
System plugins : 1
 
Scan options
 
Detection
[X] Scan boot sectors
[X] Scan archives
[X] Scan packed files
[X] Scan email
 
File mask
[ ] Programs
[X] All files
[ ] User defined extensions:
[ ] Exclude extensions: ;
 
Action
 
Infected objects
[ ] Ignore
[X] Disinfect
[ ] Delete
[ ] Copy to quarantine
[ ] Move to quarantine
[ ] Rename
[ ] Prompt user
 
Second action
[ ] Ignore
[ ] Delete
[ ] Copy to quarantine
[X] Move to quarantine
[ ] Rename
[ ] Prompt user
 
Scan options
[X] Enable warnings
[X] Enable heuristics
[ ] Show all files in log
[X] Report file: vscan.log
[ ] Append to existing report
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