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Author Topic: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount  (Read 7291 times)

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a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« on: July 06, 2008, 02:27:10 AM »
a-squared Anti-Malware 3.5 is available for $19.97 instead of $39.95. Just purchased it. Seems quite good. Follow the link below. Have any idea as to whether better than SpyWare Doctor?

https://emsisoft.cle...2414&language=en

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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2008, 06:44:24 AM »
Hmm, does that URL have referrer stuff hidden in it?
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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2008, 09:35:01 AM »
No. Certainly not. I was indeed looking for a coupon code to buy a-squared Anti-Malware after having missed, by a few days, the coupon "nanova5736" which gave a full year's subscription for free. I ran a Google search with the phrase "a-squared anti-malware coupon code". The first entry in the result page was the link "http://club.cdfreaks...-coupon-code-199615/". The link I posted can be found at this site. Check for yourself. I thought I had found a bargain. So, I decided to post it.

The link once again: http://club.cdfreaks...-coupon-code-199615/

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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2008, 09:43:55 AM »
Hehe, you actually need that coupon to get the price cut. It does not work if you buy the app directly from Emsi Software site, though.

Have any idea as to whether better than SpyWare Doctor?

It's a decent antimalware program, though it does get too many false positives. I don't know if it's better than Spyware Doctor, as there is not enough money in the world to convince me to install such resource hog in the computer.

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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2008, 11:33:40 AM »
a-Squared Anti-Malware has 2018100 Anti-Malware Signatures whereas Spyware Doctor has a mere 225537 Intelli-Signatures. What would you say? I have also purchased Spyware Doctor. You are right. Despite large number of signatures on a-Squared Anti-Malware, Spyware Doctor performs better and is not a hog on the resources. I am not sure, tough, about detection. Can't find any spyware infected site. Can you name any? Then, I will know.

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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2008, 06:11:09 PM »
Interesting numbers, because the free version of a-squared "only" has 1.429.277 signatures, so it may signify that the paid version detects quite more malware (or it's full of bogus sigs). The only way to know if one is really better than the other is to throw complex tests at them, to see how they perform detecting malware, and even in that case, there would be other factors at play that could yield different results on different computers. Going to a spyware infected site would not show much, and you may end with a infested computer as well, there's no watertight protection, unfortunately (unless you're using a Linux distro from a Live CD).
« Last Edit: July 10, 2008, 06:15:15 PM by Lashiec »

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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2008, 07:47:26 AM »
Looks like you can now (don't know how long this will last though) get a full year subscription worth $40 for free by using this coupon over at Gizmo's Tech Support Alert :Thmbsup:
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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2008, 07:58:06 AM »
A thousand thanks to Dirheal.

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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2008, 08:03:09 AM »
Dirhael, thanks again.

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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2008, 01:25:27 PM »
Dirhael, thanks again.

Just happy to share what I find, the discount is all thanks to Gizmo not me :)

Looks like he has updated the page a little, as it now says that the offer expires July 31, 2008 so there's still some days left to register and use the coupon.
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Re: a-squared Anti-Malware 50% Discount
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2009, 12:47:15 PM »
Gizmo's Tech Support Alert seem to have another one year offer lined up for a-squared Anti-Malware.

Quote from: website
Emsisoft are releasing their top rated a-squared Anti-Malware program with a free one year license.

This offer is valid for 24 hours only commencing at 11:11 (CET)  on Wednesday 11th November, 2009.

http://www.techsuppo...-free-1-day-only.htm