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Here is an idea I've never seen any security vendor offer. A screen-saver application that is also an antivirus scanner. A screen-saver doesn't activate, usually, unless your system is idle, so instead of having a water fall, twinkling lights, dancing elves or whatever, why not have an app that would do your system some good instead of eye candy that just uses up system resources. It wouldn't need to have a lot of gee whiz special effects. Just keep it simple and functional. You could make it a stand alone application or incorporate an option in the GUI itself. If having that much extra code written in the software is unfeasible then go with the stand alone approach and make it a separate download. Seems like a good idea to me and I bet users would appreciate and use the application. I use Auslogics Disk Defrag (instead of the much slower Windows defrag tool) and they recently came out with a screen-saver that is also a defrag tool (a stand alone application) which I am using and thought was very innovative. That's where I got the idea.

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Here is an idea I've never seen any security vendor offer. A screen-saver application that is also an antivirus scanner. A screen-saver doesn't activate, usually, unless your system is idle, so instead of having a water fall, twinkling lights, dancing elves or whatever, why not have an app that would do your system some good instead of eye candy that just uses up system resources. It wouldn't need to have a lot of gee whiz special effects. Just keep it simple and functional. You could make it a stand alone application or incorporate an option in the GUI itself. If having that much extra code written in the software is unfeasible then go with the stand alone approach and make it a separate download. Seems like a good idea to me and I bet users would appreciate and use the application. I use Auslogics Disk Defrag (instead of the much slower Windows defrag tool) and they recently came out with a screen-saver that is also a defrag tool (a stand alone application) which I am using and thought was very innovative. That's where I got the idea.

 

I'm sorry for your idea, but Avast! has already created this screensaver with a built-in scanning. However, it is a good idea to make us comfortable, it is very interesting as it scans your computer when not in use and detects malware that those are "escaped" from the engine in real time.

 

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I'm sorry for your idea, but Avast! has already created this screensaver with a built-in scanning. However, it is a good idea to make us comfortable, it is very interesting as it scans your computer when not in use and detects malware that those are "escaped" from the engine in real time.

 

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I didn't know Avast! had such an application Orlando. Thanks for enlightening me. I still think if Immunet came out with something comparable I would definitely use it instead of the Auslogics screen-saver defrag tool that I'm using now.

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