Voodooshield User Guide

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Welcome to VoodooShield

The Concept
Although VoodooShield is extremely user-friendly, it is quite different from traditional blacklist antivirus, so it is vital that the user understands how it works in order to use it properly. Please keep in mind, VoodooShield is not intended to replace your current security solution, but rather to compliment it by adding an additional initial layer of protection that acts as a lock, rather than a traditional blacklist filter. Traditional antivirus software can no longer keep up with the 200,000+ new viruses and malware created daily, so VoodooShield locks your computer and blocks all new, non-whitelisted executable code (including viruses and malware), while your computer is running a web app (browser, email, etc.). Since most viruses and malware attack through web browsers and email attachments, VoodooShield simply locks your computer when you are browsing the web or checking email. It also protects the user space when not at risk. When used properly, VoodooShield will effectively block all browser and email based viruses and malware. VoodooShield does not remove existing viruses. VoodooShield uses a proprietary proactive whitelist snapshot approach to virus and malware protection. VoodooShield is a patented toggling Desktop Shield Gadget / Computer Lock that automatically toggles to ON and locks your computer when you start a web app. There is never a good reason to let new, non-whitelisted executable code run while a web app is running.​

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Does anyone know or have had the problem,that Vooodoshield will not automaticaly start with windows even thou I have this option checked in settings? Thanks
 

Evjl's Rain

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Does anyone know or have had the problem,that Vooodoshield will not automaticaly start with windows even thou I have this option checked in settings? Thanks
I have have that issue either
you can try to uncheck and re-check the option
or manually add voodooshield and voodooshieldservice to your startup
sometimes I have this problem with other apps