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Offline Melih

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #30 on: September 26, 2006, 10:26:57 PM »
Hi Melih -

I saw your conversation with the folks in the newsgroup - (to idiots, I won"t reply) - I think you did well keeping your grip. Some of the folks clearly think linear where, "all companies have one product". If they just went to the home page, they would figure out that is simply not true, and the smoke might clear a little from their eyes.

Simpletons...


No worries - Comodos desktop products are proving themsleves valuable everyday and that word is truly spreading. I hear about Comodo AV and Firewall all the time.

Thanks again, and again - Do not let them get you down!!

Rossman


Thanks Rossman.. much appreciated

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2006, 01:49:43 AM »
I am truly glad to hear that the release of CPF is generating revenue to you  (:CLP)

I see some negative comments about the freeware policy here and there (some really funny conspiracy theories too) I think it is a great acknowledgment of your product when all they can come up with is about the fact that you give it away. They dont seem to find any flaws in the security CPF offers.
I do promote your product when ever I can. In fact I do have to restrain myself when I start feel like a new born christian :)
Because I have noticed that when something (especially in the computing community) gets too much positive publicity there will be some who start to hate instead.

I do wish the comodo company all the best of luck. You deserve it.

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #32 on: September 27, 2006, 07:46:56 AM »
I am truly glad to hear that the release of CPF is generating revenue to you  (:CLP)

I see some negative comments about the freeware policy here and there (some really funny conspiracy theories too) I think it is a great acknowledgment of your product when all they can come up with is about the fact that you give it away. They dont seem to find any flaws in the security CPF offers.
I do promote your product when ever I can. In fact I do have to restrain myself when I start feel like a new born christian :)
Because I have noticed that when something (especially in the computing community) gets too much positive publicity there will be some who start to hate instead.

I do wish the comodo company all the best of luck. You deserve it.

Thank you Sukarof

Its a totally new business model and it will take for people to understand.

I really appreciate your encouraging words and your help spreading the word :-)

thanks
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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #33 on: September 29, 2006, 03:26:33 PM »
Hey, you've got my vote!   (V)

Obviously, there are still some glitches to work out with the products, but whaddayou know, you're working on them!  Wow, what a concept!  And support actually responds with something besides, "Please uninstall and reinstall, then try again."  (Oh, I hate it when Mc**** says that!)

I'm using CPF and Vault at work, and also evaluating CAVS' activities.  I've tried AntiSpam at home, but uninstalled it due to some difficulties; I will get those addressed so that I can give it a full try, and I just installed Vault there as well.  I've used AVG, ZA, and several iterations of McAfee; I'm currently using TrendMicro Internet Security at home.  By the time my license there expires, I think the Comodo products will be to the point where they provide everything TM does for me right now, and more. 

I found Comodo by searching in Windows regarding email certs, and Windows gives a list of places to see, to sign up - Comodo was at the top of the list.  Then I found there is oh, so much more!!!

As has been mentioned elsewhere regarding LaunchPad, McAfee's version is truly intrusive, very pushy on pushing additional products (when you've already paid for what you have, and have to pay for the next one you get), and a complete and total memory hog!  Oh, and I've had a heck of a time trying to uninstall their products - they just won't leave!  Uninstaller won't get rid of it entirely, the apps are still using resources (even though the program is gone), and you can't manually delete the files because they're "in use" (invisibly, it seems; I can't find the source of the usage).  I've gone on search and destroy missions in the registry and gotten rid of orphaned entries manually and via various cleaning products.  Bah! 

Anyway, I like what I've seen of Comodo so far, and am eager to see what you do from here!

Feel free to move/copy/link this post to anywhere else in the forum where it seems appropriate.

LM
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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #34 on: October 01, 2006, 02:20:34 AM »
Thanks for the great products!!!  ;)

I first installed the Personal Firewall which a friend recommended to me. I was really impressed by this...but I did not yet know about the other products. I only read about the other products here now...and I'm downloading them as I type this.

I've been recommending Comodo SSL certificates to all of my clients over the past year. I've installed a bunch of them as well. It's really great! I love it!

Thanks again guys! You are tops!  (B)

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #35 on: October 01, 2006, 08:08:07 AM »
Thank you Little Mac
Thank you Contrid

We really appreciate your kind words and support.

thanks
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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #36 on: October 07, 2006, 08:04:49 PM »
Okay, I'm a little confused. In the two months I have run Comodo, I have never had a problem with massive memory usage on any of the 6 computers in my home running Comodo FW and AV. I did have a problem when I was attempting to run C FW, AV, and Avast! all together, but disabling the On-Access Scanner on C took care of that problem. Anyone want to fill me in on how you are filling up your memory with Comodo???? Maybe it's not comodo.......

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #37 on: October 11, 2006, 05:11:15 PM »
Hello !

I'm a portuguese developer working on a enterprise of IT.
Is my responsability the security of applications sources, and all the rest on a big network (+ 50 Pc).

The Internet/Mail access of all users are protected with m0nowall/ClamWin+SpamAssassin.

But, with Diskette/Cd/Dvd/Usb disk, etc ... access on every network machine, the cu$t of a complete security system is big. (+50 Pc).

With Comodo applications, the problem was solved ! :)

I think the future goes to be Free !

My boss put me the question:
Free !? What's the catch ? How does ... make money ?
I like to go free, but ... ?

I already send a mail with this link to him.
I think he understand !

Great job !
(Sorry for my bad english, but I speak portuguese very well :))
« Last Edit: October 11, 2006, 05:19:52 PM by ASantos »

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #38 on: October 11, 2006, 10:58:49 PM »
Hello !

I'm a portuguese developer working on a enterprise of IT.
Is my responsability the security of applications sources, and all the rest on a big network (+ 50 Pc).

The Internet/Mail access of all users are protected with m0nowall/ClamWin+SpamAssassin.

But, with Diskette/Cd/Dvd/Usb disk, etc ... access on every network machine, the cu$t of a complete security system is big. (+50 Pc).

With Comodo applications, the problem was solved ! :)

I think the future goes to be Free !

My boss put me the question:
Free !? What's the catch ? How does ... make money ?
I like to go free, but ... ?

I already send a mail with this link to him.
I think he understand !

Great job !
(Sorry for my bad english, but I speak portuguese very well :))

Oh good to hear :-)

Melih

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #39 on: October 12, 2006, 01:16:16 PM »
BBC is doing a number of articles online about security, very good stuff.
Comodo there is mentioned as a free firewall.
Nice boost for Comodo (:WAV)

Below a part of the article.


A firewall is also an essential piece of security software for PC users. Newer versions of Windows XP have a firewall built in and this will give you protection against nuisance attacks and many of the more serious ones.
   HI-TECH CRIME PLANS
The BBC News website is running a series of features throughout the week
Tuesday: What did we catch in our honeypot?
Wednesday: Anatomy of a spam e-mail and hackers face to face
Thursday: How to spot a phishing scam


However some people feel that the Windows XP firewall is a bit limited in its features. Many anti-virus programs have a firewall bundled with them.

There are free firewalls available too from firms such as Comodo and Zone Alarm.

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #40 on: October 19, 2006, 11:26:31 PM »
People shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth.  They should be grateful that there are people/companies/corporations out there that still give a damn.

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #41 on: December 09, 2006, 08:10:27 PM »
People shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth.  They should be grateful that there are people/companies/corporations out there that still give a damn.

Great stuff! I like the firewall lots! The only thing that bugs me a bit is that the Comodo moderators sig pictures aren't large enough  (:LGH)

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #42 on: December 09, 2006, 09:44:50 PM »
Great stuff! I like the firewall lots! The only thing that bugs me a bit is that the Comodo moderators sig pictures aren't large enough  (:LGH)

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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #43 on: December 09, 2006, 09:45:58 PM »
Great stuff! I like the firewall lots! The only thing that bugs me a bit is that the Comodo moderators sig pictures aren't large enough  (:LGH)

In the majority of cases, you should feel grateful, not concerned! LOL
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Re: Give all that for FREE!!! What's the Catch? How does Comodo Make Money?
« Reply #44 on: December 10, 2006, 03:54:53 AM »
My very first stalker!

LMAO I ain't no stalker!!! What do they say about 2 negatives making a positive? I was merely stating that some of the Comodo Mods have very small Signature images  (:WIN) (:NRD)
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