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Anticheat for Q2Pro - should I use it?
« on: July 29, 2015, 06:02:05 AM »
Hi all,

There are a lot of threads about this whole anticheat area, but I've not managed to work out if it's worth using.  I downloaded it, but my virus checker sends it off to quarantine.  I'd rather not accept it and would prefer to just carry on playing Tastyspleen & ACME CTF servers.  There appears to be only one server that won't let me connect without it, anyway.  Also, I have no intention of cheating so it's not because of that ...  :razzberry:

Any thoughts?   :forceac:     bean$ :lol:
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Re: Anticheat for Q2Pro - should I use it?
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2015, 04:44:23 PM »
Anticheat is not malware. It uses encryption and compression techniques to make it hack-resistant because cheaters would try to circumvent it if the code was open. Anti-malware software considers these techniques to be potential malware. You can safely tell your anti-virus software to allow Anticheat and pull it out of quarantine.
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Re: Anticheat for Q2Pro - should I use it?
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2015, 04:08:38 AM »
OK thanks for the reply.  It's safe -   :thumbsup:  One thing though, is it worth using?  Seems most players don't - there are always ' >player< not using anticheat messages when players join.  Just a thought ...   bean$  :evilgrin:
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Re: Anticheat for Q2Pro - should I use it?
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2015, 05:10:19 AM »
Does Anticheat work on Win8 and 10?

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Re: Anticheat for Q2Pro - should I use it?
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2015, 03:56:25 AM »
win8 I think no.
win10 no idea
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