1.    18 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,136
    Windows 10 Professional

    Avira Scout Browser


    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	000121.png 
Views:	25 
Size:	5.4 KB 
ID:	59496

    Yet another 'Browser' rears it's head upon the 'Surfing Seas'!
    Avira Scout Browser, (Version 2016.01.14.00353b (beta) based on Chromium 47.0.2526.111), available for testing now but, you need to apply for it.


    https://betacenter.avira.com/callout...7851B25047F755

    This is simply a Chromium based browser heavy laden with 'Safe Browsing' features supported by Avira.

    Not many, if any, tallies are in on this 'noobie' so, if you happen to be testing this one out, by all means, post your views, reviews or votes here.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  2.    18 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Thanks for the information.. but I'll pass that one by.

    Way too many browsers out there me thinks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    18 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,136
    Windows 10 Professional
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    ...Way too many browsers out there me thinks.
    Right you are!

    I found it reminiscent of a time when I had Norton on the PC and you could add the 'Safe Site Search', etc. toolbars to your browser.

    This one, though, is by no means sluggish!

    It might be a nice contender for those who like that type of security blanket.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  4.    18 Jan 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Right you are!

    I found it reminiscent of a time when I had Norton on the PC and you could add the 'Safe Site Search', etc. toolbars to your browser.

    This one, though, is by no means sluggish!

    It might be a nice contender for those who like that type of security blanket.
    Heck.. everyone wants to make their own I guess. There are far too many FireFox derivatives as it is. We really don't need anymore. And this is like programming languages. There are so many it's not even funny. In most cases you can get by with around 4-5.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    18 Jan 2016 #5
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 16,964
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Way too many browsers out there me thinks.
    have to agree with Jeff one this one.

    And very few are original. They're always "based" or "branched" from another, be it Chromium, Mozzilla Firefox, or Opera.

    Plus my experience with browsers from AV companies, is they're usually slow as all beat hell. When you click a site, it first sends the URL to the AV company and checks it against a data base(yup you tin foil scopophobics, you're surfing is being watched when using AV browsers, bwahahahaha!) then if it's clean, off ya go!
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Avira for Windows 10?
After reading this, I decided to use Avira for Windows 10: Test antivirus software for Windows 8 - June 2015 | AV-TEST Anyone had any bad experience with Avira on W10? Thank you:)
AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
Solved which browser should i be using
Norton tells me to use internet exployer but should my default be Microsoft edge. when I use the search at the bottom I get bing. with internet exployer I have my view etc....so mixed up. thanks carol
Browsers and Email
Having Issues installing Bitdefender and Avira on my system
I had Panda installed fine on my W10 machine, but completely removed it and bought a years Bitdefender so i was going to use that. When I try to install it, it hangs at the 99% mark, and the whole windows system hangs - file explorer wont work,...
AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
Which Web Browser(s) do you use ?
Chillout Room
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:11.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums