Voodooshield User Guide

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  1. #1 Lucent Warrior, Sep 11, 2016
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 11, 2016
    Official Website:
    https://voodooshield.com/
    Build version:
    Beta releases may be unstable and contain unreported bugs
    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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  2. Dave Russo

    Dave Russo Level 3

    May 26, 2014
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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
     
  3. tim one

    tim one Level 19
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    Jul 31, 2014
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    Have you checked with Msconfig or Autoruns if actually VS is flagged for auto-startup?
     
  4. frogboy

    frogboy Level 61
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    Jun 9, 2013
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    Not here, I have no problems and have not come across it before. :(
     
  5. Same I have never had that issue.
     
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  6. Evjl's Rain

    Evjl's Rain Level 29
    Trusted AV Tester

    Apr 18, 2016
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    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
     
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