Clam Win Virus Checker

Dhawal Doshy dhawal at NETMAGICSOLUTIONS.COM
Thu Dec 22 20:06:35 GMT 2005

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Matt Kettler writes: 

> 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.

I'd vouch for it.. except for a slight nag with database updates. (though 
the problem could be mine and mine alone) 

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 - dhawal

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