New version of WinPatrol

  Sea Urchin 26 Mar 12
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now available - 24.5.2012 - for those who use it.

  Sea Urchin 26 Mar 12

Sorry - here's the link

WinPatrol

  buteman 26 Mar 12

Sea Urchin

Now updated.Thanks.

  rawprawn 26 Mar 12

Sea Urchin

G'day mate, have you looked at Task Catcher

It was included in the email I got this morning. I also notice that you will be able to upgrade for $1.99 on 1st April if you download now. I am using Mac now mostly so I don't know whether it will be worth it for me to put on my old laptop.

  john bunyan 26 Mar 12

Sea Urchin

I use Avira anti virus, and have Spywareblaster, Superantispyware and Malawarebytes. Do you see WinPatrol as an extra to these or a substitute for one of them? Would be grateful for your views.(W7)

  rawprawn 26 Mar 12

It is an excellent "Extra" and not at all like the anti malware programs you have. Nor does it hog resources.

  john bunyan 26 Mar 12

rawprawn

Thanks; will give it a try!

  Sea Urchin 26 Mar 12

G'day rawprawn

Thanks for that, but I am not sure if I would need Task Catcher - I'll keep it in mind for further evaluation.

Hi john bunyan

WinPatrol has a number of other functions over and above those programs you have installed. One of the most useful is alerting you to new Tasks and Startup programs which are silently inserted by other programs. It also enables monitoring of various other functions - see screenshot

WinPatrol

I use Comodo Security Suite, plus Spywareblaster and the Pro version of Malwarebytes - which includes real time protection. In my opinion well worth the one-off fee.

  rawprawn 26 Mar 12
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john Bunyon I should have said that the information about anything on your computer available in the Plus version (paid for one off) is very good, and in my opinion very worthwhile.

  john bunyan 26 Mar 12

Sea Urchin, rawprawn

Thanks for the info, very helpful.

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