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#1 jburd1800

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Posted 14 October 2016 - 07:02 PM

http://www.smartwebuser.org/104 ...
Saw this tonight and have never heard of it before. Anyone tried this ?

Edited by jburd1800, 14 October 2016 - 07:05 PM.

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Posted 14 October 2016 - 07:07 PM

Suspect - ScanGaurd Security Suite
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Posted 14 October 2016 - 07:34 PM

Thanks quietman7, doesn't look like anything I want to try w/o a test machine...

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Posted 14 October 2016 - 07:46 PM

No problem. I'm always skeptical of any product which includes a System Booster/Optimization feature.
 

Over time your computer will naturally slow down, we help identify specific errors and programs which impact performance to get you back in the game.

 

ScanGuard Features...


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Posted 14 October 2016 - 08:38 PM


 

If you live in Australia and have a Linux computer which is over 6 months old, then we advise you to keep reading. http://www.smartwebuser.org/104

I live in Australia and use a Linux computer and kept reading.

 


 

If you own a Linux computer and it's over 6 months old then you are eligible for a free antivirus scan. http://www.smartwebuser.org/104

Whats a virus? :scratchhead:

 

 

Anyway just to be sure my Linux PC was virus free, I clicked on the download link.

 

Good luck  getting this to run in Linux :hysterical:

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I will refrain from making  comments about this products usefulness on a Windows machine, or was that Linux?


Edited by NickAu, 14 October 2016 - 09:18 PM.
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Posted 14 October 2016 - 09:01 PM

judging by the screenshot on the site the program kinda looks like AVG


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Posted 14 October 2016 - 09:37 PM

It seems the web page is checking your user agent and IP to target their advertising.

 

Here Im a Linux PC

If you own a Linux computer and it's over 6 months old then you are eligible for a free antivirus scan.

Default user agent I run Linux and firefox

 

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Here my useragent is set to pretend its Iphone.

If you live in Australia and have a Mobile computer which is over 6 months old, then we advise you to keep reading.

 

 

Or am I a mobile device

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Here its set to Internet explorer 6

If you live in Australia and have a Windows computer which is over 6 months old, then we advise you to keep reading.

 

 

or am I on a windows PC

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 07:37 AM

My crap-o-meter hits 11 just looking the page.

 

The "as seen on TV" anti-virus... :lmao:



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Posted 15 October 2016 - 02:48 PM

And you purchase it as is!!!
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Posted 15 October 2016 - 04:03 PM

its probably some crappy AV that will never detect anything if not a rogue


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Posted 15 October 2016 - 04:07 PM

its probably some crappy AV that will never detect anything if not a rogue

We really do not have enough information to go that far.
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Posted 15 October 2016 - 04:08 PM

if it isnt its gonna take years until it can compete with others and also someone should download and test it on a VM and record it


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Posted 16 October 2016 - 03:52 PM

I'm sure some folks will be testing it.
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