Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ - Antivirus
Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ - Antivirus
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Sorry for asking here but my trouble ticket has not been answered since two days already. Thought as a paying customer I would get a quicker reply. After using a third party AV client for some time, I decided to switch back to Webroot (because of its lightness). Bought a license code at an American online sales company and now I am scared to use it because I do not know if the remaining days are gone.. what happens to the trial, etc. Some time ago, I already bought a license code (different seller) but had only problems. Even having the original package in hands, Webroot told me it was probably stolen, Thanks god I got several replacement codes from the seller but not a single one was correctly working. I got my money back from the seller... but well of course this is still on my mind. So currently my account is filled with a lot of codes and several consoles. Some codes show up as valid (however support told me some time ago th
I re-installed Webroot after using another program and Webroot almost killed my PC. After the installation it started the auto scan which showed up infected files (all false positive by the way). One of the infected files was [b]explorer.exe[/b]. I changed my Windows Seven theme a long time ago, so I had to replace the explorer.exe with a modified explorer.exe. Webroot Secure Anywhere version 188.8.131.52 didn't care and started the automated cleanup engine without even asking me and *tada* removed c:windowsexplorer.exe because of a wrong MD5 hash. Immediately the taskbar was gone as well as my desktop. Some moments later the whole system crashed with a blue screen. Since I use Windows 7 I cannot remember that I ever saw a blue screen. I had to restart the PC and after the Windows login the whole screen was just black and a lovely "explorer.exe Class not registered" error message appeared. So no start button, no file manager... nothing. The fir
Hi, I get a lot of phishing emails in my spam filter in one of my web based email addresses(yeah I was anything but careful at the beginning of using the internet). And most of those are very obvious and common very often warned about in forums, tech news sites, etc. That clicking on the links would get me in trouble. I was wondering if WSA would protect me from the phishing scams. That is even if I click on the links would WSA protect me? I know Web filter blocks websites with malware. But will it block the phishing sites, scams etc? Best Wishes, Amit
Here is another good review on WSA AntiVirus 2013. Good points [img]http://www.comparedandreviewed.com/images/website/product/tick.jpg[/img] • Great value for money • Uses a very small amount of disk space • Great malware detection • Powerful behavior-based detection' Bad points [img]http://www.comparedandreviewed.com/images/website/product/cross.jpg[/img]• Poor anti-phishing protection • Lack of features like laptop mode. (These 2 points above Webrooters can explain further on these 2 issues) Overall [img]http://www.comparedandreviewed.com/images/website/icons/rating_5_off.jpg[/img]Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus 2013 is a powerful antivirus program. It also has some nice little extras that don't come with other antivirus products. The system is easy to install and has a helpful and clear interface, making it easy to operate. The system takes up less space than its competitors but it doesn’t scan files so quickly and it doesn’t score
Hi, I couldn't help but noticed the general enthusiasm on this forum regarding some recent webroot reviews: [url=http://geekyproductreviews.com/webroot-secureanywhere-complete-antivirus-review/]http://geekyproductreviews.com/webroot-secureanywhere-complete-antivirus-review/[/url] [url=http://www.avwars.com/]http://www.avwars.com/[/url] I am surprised though that nobody inquired about the methodology used for these reviews, number and samples used, etc. When Webroot failed miserably AV Comparatives test everybody claimed that the test was not accurate, in real life is different, etc. Now, when two obscure entities published their review (along with a link "Buy now") the enthusiasm is general. everybody is congratulating everybody and together Webroot; not a word about the methodology used, number of samples, type of sample, etc.
Hi! From time to time, WSA warns me of malicious content when entering a website (for example: www. plattentests.de, when clicking on the reviews of music): "This website contains a known threat and has been blocked" - I have the option to close or allow, but only for 1 or 2 seconds, so I have no chance on making a decision, because the message disappears immediately. When entering one minute later, there´s no warning at all. So what does this mean? Does WSA recognize within seconds, that there´s actually no threat?(I´m sure, this website is clean, I´ve never had warnings with other antivrus programms). Can I ignore messages that disappear within one second and that don´t reappear? Thx for your answers, Robert
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I get tired of all the "malicious site" warnings this software pops up with for legit sites. Recently I'm not able to access Google because SecureAnywhere is saying Google is a malicious site. [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/4274i9A720D3DE1068B0F.jpg[/img]
I am currently trialing WSA. For years I have been a fan of Prevx so when I read that they had been acquired by Webroot I was skeptical about its future. I need not have worried, Webroot has taken an already excellent program and actually improved it. I intend to purchase this software when my trial expires.
Hi, [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/4172i62314122B9181922.png[/img] The website was blocked by WSA. I knew this was a clean site but wasn't sure as sites are comprimised often. So is this a FP? Or is the site okay? Best Wishes, Amit
I was thinking about trying WSA on my Laptop again. The last time my Laptop would not boot anymore. It would freeze right after Windows login. Since my Laptop may not boot anymore I was wondering if WSA Logs utility will run in safe mode. Safe mode disables Windows installer so I was thinking it probably wouldn't, but maybe some portable application would run. So, will WSA Utility run in Safe Mode?
Hi! Since I use Webroot Secure Anywhere Antivirus (I installed the programm two days ago), I´ve experienced this problem: When typing in browser line or any other field on a website, the first letter doesn´t appear, so I´ve first to press a button and afterwards I can type, which is very annoying. In a customer review on amazon I´ve found a review, where a customer complains about keyboard problems, and Mike Rush replied that this is a known problem and there´s a solution for it: "This is actually just an instance where you have to set your keyboard processes to "Allow" within the Identity Shield. I apologize for any frustration but these instructions will most likely resolve the keyboard issues. Open Webroot, click Identity & Privacy, click View/Edit Protected Applications, find your keyboard processes and set them to "Allow". Mike R" When I click on "allow" for iexplore.exe and mozilla.exe in the Protected Applications settings the problem disappears. So my questio
Well, I was on our computer today and I noticed a small white box at the bottom of the screen saying "Installation Successful." or something and the options below the message were "Install Now" and "Install Later". Part of me wanted to click Install Now to see what it was installing, but in case it was a virus I didn't, so I clicked Install Later. Now I'm wondering if it might've been a message from Webroot. Any ideas...? I did a scan with Webroot and HitManPro and apparently no threats were found.
Usually when I use Steam there are updates that happen regularly, however, ever since I installed Webroot Antivirus I haven't seen a single one. Does anyone know if this antivirus is compatible with Steam. Any help would be greatly appreciated. By the way, Steam is allowed in my firewall if that means anything.
Hi, I've deleted some pics using Permanently erase files with Webroot SecureAnywhere. I could find them nowhere. Not in Recycle Bin nor in searches. But when I went to my settings here in the Community and wanted to change my avatar I could see all those pics in the From My Albums. If the pics are permanently erased by WSA how they appear in the avatar settings? Best Wishes, Amit
Hi, Webroot System Analyzer shows I have low and outdated RAM(1003MB) which is impacting my pc performance. I'm using ReadyBoost feature of Win7 with an old Flash Drive that I found going through some old packaging. As far I understood ReadyBoost, it should have compensated the low memory prob as long as the flash drive is connected. So what's the problem? What am I missing? Best Wishes, AmitWebr
webroot security showed up on my pc today, and i have not downloaded it. I havent downloaded anything. i highly suspect this to be a virus, but I can't find amy mention of it on google, and I also cannot uninstall it. It told me that my pc was infected and asked if I was sure. Then after I said I was sure, it made me fill out a captcha image, then it opened up IE, but Im not sure where to since I had the internet unplugged. for now it does appear to be uninstalled, but Im not sure. Im running my virus protection programs again just to be safe, but I figured I would check here to see if anyone had any input. Thanks!
Hi, I have Secure Anywhere version 184.108.40.206. Just recently it started running a system scan everytime I startup the computer. It has always been scheduled for once a week. From what I've read that if a scheduled scan is missed, it will run. I understand that. But once it completes that scan successfully, why is it running again the very next time I startup the computer, which might be just a few hours later? Seems to me if it made up for the missed scheduled scan it should not run again. Nothing on the system has changed during that time I was online. No downloads, no new software etc. Right now it's maxing out the CPU for about 20 mins at startup and you can't do anything until its completed the scan. I've tried unchecking the scan at startup box, but it's still starts a scan at every startup. Please advise. Thanks, Scott
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