Re: Free AntiVir vs Free BitDefender



"n o s p a m p l e a s e" <nospam.please@xxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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On Aug 31, 6:16 am, DaVinci <d...@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Gabriela Salvisberg wrote:
Am Thu, 30 Aug 2007 19:15:35 -0500 schrieb What's in a Name?:
On 8/30/2007 6:01 PM, Kayman after much thought,came up with this
jewel:
[delete or rename avnotify.exe and .dll to prevent the update
commercial popup in Antivir]
Doesn't the updater just rebuild avnotify.exe/.dll every time it
runs? I
haven't tried it myself.
Yes, I think that they're rebuilt. But if someone has some "desktop
firewall" software, wouldn't it be possible to prevent avnotify.exe
and
the DLL from accessing the net, so Antivir can't load the ads? I'm
no
Antivir user (have KAV on my Windows boxes), so someone else has to
try if
this works ;-).
I have AntiVir on an XP Pro box and disallow avnotify.exe with the
security policy editor to prevent the nag screen from opening. I'm
not
How to access WinXP Pro "security policy editor"?

Type 'secpol.msc' into the Run box(without quotes).

-jen


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