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Offline Rodneyk19505

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Firewall Tweak
« on: December 17, 2013, 12:18:27 AM »
Downloaded your firewall tweak. Sounded good.
Scanned it with Norton 360 anti-virus. Norton removed part of the .zip file and deleted that part.
I therefore deleted the rest of your tweak. Have to trust someone.
Thought you'd like to know.  :thinking:

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Re: Firewall Tweak
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2013, 12:35:50 PM »
As you can see the file is clean :-)
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/3d0d96fb69d0ee6b2dd376dbf22eca2725c58782391ca514ee6935aac70b9842/analysis/

Norton updated their virus defs to remove the false positive.

Also Norton is one of the worst for false positives.

http://www.av-comparatives.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/avc_fp_201309.pdf

Out of all of them they scored the worst with 37 false positives on their tests :wink:

But any time you get a file flagged like that simply sumbit it to them and they will see it is a false positive and update their virus defs.

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Re: Firewall Tweak
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2013, 04:24:23 PM »
OK, I downloaded the .PDF and visited the website (and bookmarked it). And my virus refs. were 14 days out of date.
I also read all that stuff under your signature; you seem a regular guy, and I posted to a public forum and you had to move the post.
Sorry. Have an emoji beer on me and get some sleep. O:-)

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Re: Firewall Tweak
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2013, 05:53:10 PM »
I like the http://www.av-comparatives.org site, It is surprising how every AV might be good now ends up sucking later and then back again lol.

Some of the biggest names like norton, macfee, avg have really seem to gone down hill. But thats what happens a lot with old blood. They follow the business model and rules that have been using for years. Even if they no longer work. Then you get new companies who follow different rules come out with a better product. And so the cycle of computer life lol

Hope you like my work. I am a father of 5 young kids, I am 34 myself and I like to help people, thus you found my site. :wink:

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