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WinPatrol WAR offers a multi-layered defense, including whitelists, to safeguard your computer and data from Ransomware attacks.

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What are people saying about WinPatrol WAR

Sputnik A ransom of $14.97 for a WinAntiRansom's lifetime license is really very much less expansive than a $500.00 ransom from a ransomware ! ;-)
Feb 2 2016 at 4:55am Copy Link
Bret Lowry I wouldn't call it a ransom of $14.97, WinAntiRansom is a layered security solution all in one product. The first layer of defense is PreEmptive Strike that blocks Ransomware and most malware. The second is SafeZone which uses a list of allowed programs to block any unwanted program from touching your data. The third is Network/Share lockdown which also uses a list of allowed programs to prevent shared files from being encrypted. Shares and networked drives are a favorite target for Ransomware. Lastly is Protected Registry, this also uses a list of allowed programs to prevent tampering with your registry. WinAntiRansom has hundreds of built-in keys that it protects.
Best of all, with Easy mode, you can maintain all of those lists with a single click rather than independently. But, an independent mode is available for those who prefer that granularity of protection.
So is it a ransom? No. It is an innovative protection solution. :)
Ruiware, LLC - Feb 2 2016 at 6:16am Copy Link
Roberto I use winpatrol and winprivacy. This tool replaces winpatrol?
Feb 2 2016 at 10:51am Copy Link
Edward Smith Same question - I use Winpatrol - this replaces WinPatrol?
Feb 3 2016 at 6:03am Copy Link
Bret Lowry Hi, WinAntiRansom does not replace WinPatrol. The two perform very different functionality on your comptuer. WinPatrol acts monitors your computer for changes that indicate a possible malware infection or invasion of adware, but is not effective against Ransomware.
WinAntiRansom utilizes our anti-exploit engine to detect and block Ransomware BEFORE it can encrypt your data. In fact, WinAntiRansom has proven itself more effective than many AntiVirus in pro-actively detectign malware before you are infected, rather than after the infection has already taken place.
WinPatrol and WinAntiRansom are written to compliment one another as a part of a layered security solution.
Ruiware, LLC - Feb 3 2016 at 8:24am Copy Link
Edward Smith Ok, so will WinPatrol, WinAntiRansom, Malwarebytes and ESET all play well together? I would not own a computer without WinPatrol on it, and I assume WinAntiRansom is as good, but at some point I may have protection stepping on each other.
Feb 3 2016 at 8:41am Copy Link
Ken User You should really mention WinPatrol in the headline. I don't usually look at highly specific threat tools. Then I saw it is broader than it sounds, like program white listing. Then I saw the questions on WinPatrol and saw this was from Ruiware! That clinched it for me.
- Had WinPatrol been mentioned in the title I'd never skip it, which I almost did. Thank my dogs for waking me up early and having time to spare.
- I'm surprised I didn't heard about this product before now directly as a registered user of WinPatrol. I'l have to go see if you have other products I don't know about.
Feb 4 2016 at 4:12am Copy Link
Bret Lowry Thank you for pointing out we need to make sure we to let people know WinAntiRansom is from WinPatrol.

Yes, WinAntiRansom works well with MalwareBytes and ESET without any toes getting stepped on.
Ruiware, LLC - Feb 4 2016 at 7:24am Copy Link
Cary Adams I highly recommend that those considering purchase of WinAntiRansom read through their forum postings before deciding.

It should be noted that the WinAntiRansom developer acquired WinPatrol, so that anyone thinking that the WinPatrol reputation follows over to this product is making an illogical leap of judgement.

More accurately speaking WinAntiRansom is NOT from WinPatrol from a development standpoint, but only from a current owner. That's like saying that if Fiat purchased Porsche, that one would judge Fiat cars based on the Porsche pedigree, So wrong.

That is said not to cast aspersion over this offer, but to say that WinAntiRansom stands or falls on its own.
Feb 5 2016 at 6:06am Copy Link
COMPUTIAC Will this play well with Hitman Pro Alert ?
Feb 5 2016 at 6:39am Copy Link
John User I am a long time user of WinPatrol Plus and IMO it is an absolute must for every PC. So impressed with it I purchased WinPrivacy and Win AntiRansom as well. Unfortunately, after having all three installed I had nothing but problems. I can't say if it was the WAR alone or in combination with the WinPrivacy. I can say I had no problems when I had just WinPatrol installed. The problems might also have resulted from upgrading to Windows 10.

The support at WinPatrol is outstanding. They did try to assist me with my problems, but I was finding I simply could not install new programs and some that had been installed would not run.

The only thing that fixed my system was to uninstall both WAR and WinPrivacy and do a fresh install of Windows 10. I kept WinPatrol Plus. When I did this everything was fine.

Ruiware did come out with several patches and a newsletter which sought to allay the fears and say the problems have been fixed. Maybe they have been, but having gone through quite a mess I am sticking with WinPatrol Plus and keeping WAR and WinPrivacy off my computer for now.
Feb 5 2016 at 6:50am Copy Link
Bret Lowry Hi John User,

Please remember WinAntiRansom is a relatively new product. We did release an update just this morning that corrects issues we saw on Windows 10.

When WinAntiRansom first shipped, it did not do as good of a job as it should have in recognizing known good applications. We released an update in mid-January that dramatically improved it's ability to run w/o false positives.

We are continuing to keep on eye on things and fix any issues quickly.

Thank You,
Ruiware, LLC - Feb 5 2016 at 8:29am Copy Link
Bret Lowry Yes, WinAntiRansom should play well with Hitman Pro Alert.

All of our products are designed to play well with all other security products.
Ruiware, LLC - Feb 5 2016 at 8:33am Copy Link
Bret Lowry Hi Cary,

Thank you for pointing out we have a forum at
We have received a lot of feedback on this forum since we released WinAntiRansom on December 20, 2015 and have made fixes based on customer feedback.

How many other companies offer a Lifetime License and give you a direct connection to the people who can fix any issues?

Ruiware, LLC - Feb 5 2016 at 8:35am Copy Link
Patrick Joseph uses an invalid security certificate.
If you are the owner of this website, please contact your hosting provider:
Very confusing about all this considering it is mentioned 2 times in the comments
Feb 5 2016 at 9:03am Copy Link
MBe I think the best protection is to surf in a sandbox, with a program like sandboxie. Look into the sandboxie forum and search for ransomware. BTW, many thanks to bdj for the very good deal with lifetime licence of sandboxie not long ago, bye
Feb 5 2016 at 10:04am Copy Link
Bret Lowry Sorry for the link to Landzdown. I accidentally used https when writing the link because I'm used to that from writing ours.

The link is
Ruiware, LLC - Feb 5 2016 at 10:11am Copy Link
Edward Smith I did purchase this today, however when I installed it on my windows 10 system the first two programs I tried to run would not run despite being white listed. When I tried to delete the program from my system, it froze up the system and I had to manually pull out the remaining items out of my registry. I wrote to support six hours ago but I have not heard back from them, leading me to believe I am not the only one having issues with this program. FYI, the website says this is a beta program. I would approach this installation with caution. While WinPatrol has served me well for many years, this product seems to cause problems.
Feb 5 2016 at 1:08pm Copy Link
Cary Adams @Edward Smith... WinPatrol and this product have separate developers. WinPrivacy and WinAntiRansom have a common developer (Brett, who has commented above).

A few months ago I purchased a lifetime version of WinPrivacy here at BDJ. After 3 frustrating weeks dealing with its oddities, I uninstalled it. Even if it had worked as intended it added nothing to my Firewall prevention.

WinAntiRansom is a beta product. And there are lots of growing pains. Maybe a year from now it will be workable. For now I use Malewarebytes Anti-Exploit (free) and Sandboxie (mentioned above - when I must wade into murkey waters). Those plus daily drive imaging as a fail-safe backup,
Feb 5 2016 at 4:08pm Copy Link
Bret Lowry Hi Cary,

We are one development team here. We acquired the original WinPatrol code in June of 2014 when Bill P retired.We have released several updates to WinPatrol since acquiring it.

Ruiware, LLC - Feb 5 2016 at 5:18pm Copy Link
Bret Lowry Hi Edward,

To what email address did you send your email. I do not see anything from you as

Ruiware, LLC - Feb 5 2016 at 5:19pm Copy Link
Bret Lowry We issued an update for WinAntiRansom this morning, the current download is version 2016.2.325. The update contains fixes for the freezing problem Edward experienced.

Ruiware, LLC - Feb 5 2016 at 5:37pm Copy Link
Edward Smith I guess you found my email since you replied. Thank you for your response. I will try the update.
Feb 5 2016 at 5:42pm Copy Link
Bret Lowry Hi Edward, yep, I found it in my junk mail folder after responding. I should have looked in there first.
Ruiware, LLC - Feb 5 2016 at 5:55pm Copy Link

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