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MattShepard  posted on Sep 21, 2015 10:04:38 PM - Report post

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Hello. I am trying Webroot SecureAnywhere, and because of the way it is advertised, I thought it would never flag trainers as threats in a scan. Maybe just when I tryed to launch them. But they flagged some 20 trainers as threats. Bitdefender had no problem with them, and I know they are not a problem.

I did not delete them, and the good side of Webroot is that I can leave them and the program monitor's it for strange behavior (and probably won't bother me with it)

But I wonder. Does anyone has any experience with this antivirus? Can you recommend it? If not, which one do you recommend?

As always, thanks a lot.

 
hunter98612  posted on Sep 21, 2015 10:38:04 PM - Report post

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I use webroot as well and after i tell it to ignore them as it finds them i have no issues.
 
ServiusTheBear  posted on Sep 22, 2015 12:51:28 AM - Report post

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I have used AVG Free professionally and on my own systems. Never had any major issues with it at all.
 
MattShepard  posted on Sep 22, 2015 11:07:05 PM - Report post

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Thanks, guys! Webroot is really light and does not bother me after setting it to monitor the behavior of the trainers. Seems like a winner.
 
ishist  posted on Sep 27, 2015 3:24:11 PM - Report post

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I have a completely different experience with Webroot and these trainers. Most of the time when I try to load a trainer, webroot catches it and deletes it automatically apparently because of the tmp file created by the trainers. ~Mnn133.tmp gets flagged and quarantined no matter how many times I restore it and tell Webroot to ignore it. Trainers will work for a few days and then the same thing again. ~Mnn133.tmp flagged and quarantined. Worse than all that though is sometimes it goes ape**** when it flags ~Mnn133.tmp and bluescreens my PC.

It has gotten so irritating that the majority of the time I just use Cheat Engine and do the work myself. I Love Cheat Happens trainers, been using them for 9 years. It would be awesome if Cheat Happens could maybe email or call the people at Webroot and work this **** out.

 
MattShepard  posted on Sep 27, 2015 3:33:31 PM - Report post

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Really? Webroot didn't do that to me. Only monitored and allowed me to choose. I decided to try Norton, too. Curious, but it's Norton that is doing exactly what you are describing, and giving me a hard time "whitelisting" the trainers in every possible way, through all Norton's components (AV, Firewall etc). Great protection, but a little too much for one who likes its trainers like us.

I'm guessing I'll be staying with Webroot.

 
element5  posted on Sep 27, 2015 3:49:15 PM - Report post

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I had been using McAfee for several years with zero problems. Then one day they included a product update with the new virus definitions, and it was a nitemare after that. Kept flagging and deleting the trainers and not just CH.

I called and asked them if there was any way to temp disable it completely for gaming and they said nope. So I said bub-bye to them and have used MS Security Essentials and Malwarebytes ever since with no problems.


 
_nedrach_  posted on Sep 28, 2015 1:55:38 AM - Report post

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Just use a different anti-virus software man.
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