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Does Windows Live Onecare Have new heuristic scanner? RRS feed

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    does it? or will future version have it?
    Saturday, December 8, 2007 8:52 AM

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  • Yes it does. You can verify it is activated by opening One Care, Change Settings, Viruses and Spyware, make sure the box next to "Also look for virus like behavior" is chrcked.

     

    Saturday, December 8, 2007 1:18 PM
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  • Yes it does. You can verify it is activated by opening One Care, Change Settings, Viruses and Spyware, make sure the box next to "Also look for virus like behavior" is chrcked.

     

    Saturday, December 8, 2007 1:18 PM
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  • Does the Heuristic scanner in Windows live Onecare detect previous unknown threats or does it only detect variants of already known threats?

    Wednesday, January 16, 2008 1:10 AM
  • Heuristic means that it attempts to detect virus-like behavior.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heuristic_analysis

     

    -steve

     

    Wednesday, January 16, 2008 1:48 AM
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