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False Alarm Test February 2011

Date February 2011
Language English
Last Revision October 5th 2012

Appendix to the Anti-Virus Comparatives February 2011


Release date 2011-04-14
Revision date 2012-10-05
Test Period February 2011
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Update allowed checkbox-checked
False Alarm Test included checkbox-unchecked
Platform/OS Microsoft Windows

Introduction

This report is an appendix to the File Detection Test February 2011 listing details about the discovered False Alarms.

Tested Products

Test Results

1.McAfee0very few FPs
2.Microsoft1
3.Bitdefender, eScan, F-Secure3 few FPs
4.Sophos4
5.Avira9
6.PC Tools10
7.Symantec11
8.Kaspersky Lab, Trustport12
9.K714
10.AVG15
11.G DATA, Panda18 many FPs
12.Avast19
13.ESET20
14.Webroot22
15.Qihoo104 very many FPs
16.Trend Micro290

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