Clam Win Virus Checker

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Thu Dec 22 19:47:27 GMT 2005

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Dj Ajos1 wrote:
> -
> Just a quick question...
> Is the  "Clam Win Virus Checker" any good or not?
> I have never used it before and just wondering how successful it is?

It works pretty well, every bit as well as clamav for *nix.

However, one thing to be aware of is that clamwin does not at this time do any
realtime monitoring. It's on-demand scanning only. Realtime file access
monitoring is being developed, but isn't completed yet.

Clamwin does come with an OE plugin to get outlook to scan your mail with clamwin.

There is also a plugin to firefox (via, doesn't come with clamav) to
make it use clamwin on all downloaded files.

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