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Although QuickHeal did very well in this test, outperforming previously tested products in both legacy detection's and mechanistic detection's; obviously, a broader test will be needed to confirm the results.

For those that may want to do such testing, one important thing must be kept in mind- QH will allow both persistence as well letting a parent process remain in memory even though any spawn and/or malicious actions are prevented. So if you happen to see any future QH videos with stuff running in memory after reboot, make sure that the reviewer verifies that the malware is actually active (Downloaders downloading, Keyloggers keylogging, Ransomware ransoming, etc).

And my one real complaint about QuickHeal is that they haven't included a Startup Manager along with the plethora of other modules included. The need for such protection alerts would yield a cleaner testing result as any persistence routines would be detected and blocked.

(ps- I contacted QH about a few things and never heard back from them)
 
QH is a product I have used in the past and would not recommend it.
Reasons are 1. the support is pathetic. installed a trial version and after i purchased a 3 year license, I found that i had to uninstall the trial version before proceeding to install the licensed version.
Fine but the issue is that I could not activate the paid version as the uninstalled left registry keys of the trial version.
To add to the problem, their tech support is unhelpful, arrogant, unprofessional and pathetic.
Needless to say I junked QH and went to KIS.
Avoid QH if you value your money, time and peace of mind.
 

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QH is a product I have used in the past and would not recommend it.
Reasons are 1. the support is pathetic. installed a trial version and after i purchased a 3 year license, I found that i had to uninstall the trial version before proceeding to install the licensed version.
Fine but the issue is that I could not activate the paid version as the uninstalled left registry keys of the trial version.
To add to the problem, their tech support is unhelpful, arrogant, unprofessional and pathetic.
Needless to say I junked QH and went to KIS.
Avoid QH if you value your money, time and peace of mind.
Did they give you back the money?
 
Did they give you back the money?
They did not. and to add insult to injury, I had to reformat my pc to remove all traces of the useless [edited]
As the company is from a country where lot of pirating takes place they seem to think all users are potential pirates.
I will not use that piece of crapware if my life depended on it.
 
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They did not. and to add insult to injury, I had to reformat my pc to remove all traces of the useless piece of sh**
As the company is from a country where lot of pirating takes place they seem to think all users are potential pirates.
I will not use that piece of crapware if my life depended on it.
Then it's a piece of crap and none should use it. Thanks and will keep it in mind.
 

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QH is a product I have used in the past and would not recommend it.
Reasons are 1. the support is pathetic. installed a trial version and after i purchased a 3 year license, I found that i had to uninstall the trial version before proceeding to install the licensed version.
Fine but the issue is that I could not activate the paid version as the uninstalled left registry keys of the trial version.
To add to the problem, their tech support is unhelpful, arrogant, unprofessional and pathetic.
Needless to say I junked QH and went to KIS.
Avoid QH if you value your money, time and peace of mind.
Never heard off having to uninstall the trial version before entering the product key ? What a nightmare.:mad:

Thanks for the headsup.

Regards Eck:)
 

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As I stated in the video, I was also not impressed at all by previous QuickHeal builds. The one used here is Version 17 which was released in October. products can improve greatly and I think this is what we are seeing here.

Ravi- The USB protection can be turned off if you need to do so, which I had to do. When I was attempting to transfer malware onto the system QH was very effective in detecting and deleting automatically the USB malware and leaving various non malicious files alone. In my case i had to shut off the protection and restore the malware from quarantine, and this procedure worked well.

About registering the software- QH looks like any other software in this regard- You can add a license key quite easily without having to uninstall anything.

Finally, in way of comparison note that the bulk of the malware was identical in the MB and QH videos- but the MB3 video was done 7 days AFTER the QH video was done (Dec 9 vs Dec 2).
 
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Its from my country & never liked it. Now, may have improved a lot as CS mentioned. Nowadays I see quite a few advertisement of it on TV, news papers, etc... too that were previously not there. And TV ads feature A list movie actor, youth oriented, senior people, Also sponsors some popular & big budget TV serials, etc... So Quick Heal is promoting it quite a lot & heavily & seems spending quite a lot on those.

I checked the website now. Product differentiation is good, AV Pro has all the core protection features including firewall, IS has safe banking, parental control, etc, TS has shredder, data protection, etc... BUT one thing I find strange, AV Pro web protection has malicious protection only, no phishing protection, this is weird, I dont know or remember any security suite with such web protection differentiation between AV & IS.

And its system requirements gives info on supported, etc...
It mention Anti-Rootkit is supported on 32 Bits OS only.

It has offline databases update And its huge app 650 MB.

This test was good. Some more tests would be good. Someone testing it on malware hub would be good. RejZoR testing its proactive would be good.
 
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Its from my country & never liked it. Now, may have improved a lot as CS mentioned. Nowadays I see quite a few advertisement of it on TV, news papers, etc... too that were previously not there. And TV ads feature A list movie actor, youth oriented, senior people, Also sponsors some popular & big budget TV serials, etc... So Quick Heal is promoting it quite a lot & heavily & seems spending quite a lot on those.

I checked the website now. Product differentiation is good, AV Pro has all the core protection features including firewall, IS has safe banking, parental control, etc, TS has shredder, data protection, etc... BUT one thing I find strange, AV Pro web protection has malicious protection only, no phishing protection, this is weird, I dont know or remember any security suite with such web protection differentiation between AV & IS.

And its system requirements gives info on supported, etc...
It mention Anti-Rootkit is supported on 32 Bits OS only.

It has offline databases update And its huge app 650 MB.

This test was good. Some more tests would be good. Someone testing it on malware hub would be good. RejZoR testing its proactive would be good.
what you say may be true but my bitter experience and the availability of KIS has made me go to KIS
 
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On the basis of many VirusTotal scores that I have seen, it looks to me like QuickHeal is trying to become king of FPs.
If I am correct, VT uses highest settings & command line scanner of the products, products whitelist, other tech, etc that helps in reducing FPs, increasing detection doesn't come into play. So I guess we cannot base products detection, FPs, etc... on VT.