Command AntiVirus with F-PROT Professional® Current Commercial Versions

  1. Current Commercial Versions
  2. Current Test Drive Versions
  3. File Naming Convention
  4. What's all this "Current" stuff?

Below are the files you will get if you try to update right now.

If the last file you received electronically wasn't called one of the names below, UPDATE!!!

For e-mail notification of new releases, patches, etc. join our list server.

In an effort to let our customers select download preferences, there are usually eight files offered for each platform. Four of the files contain various versions of the same complete release; the other files provide updates of only the files that have changed. Update files may consist of one or more files to download per platform. This is done to keep the size of the file under 1 MB. So, if an update requires two files you will need to download both to have the entire update.

How to Decide
Choose the COMPLETE VERSION if you have never installed Command AntiVirus or if your version is more than one release behind the current offering. Choose the UPDATE version(s) if you are updating the last release only.

Self-extracting or Self-installing EXE?
After you have decided between COMPLETE and UPDATE, select the file format. Choose between a self-extracting format (.EXE) and a self-installing format (x..exe). When you run the self-extracting file it automatically extracts the compressed files. The self-installing file automatically extracts the compressed files and then begins the installation procedure. That file can be identified by the "X" in its name. For example, "F95X00C0.EXE"

09/21/99  9:51a             1,502,631 FDS-57C4.EXE
09/21/99  9:51a             1,502,631 Fdscurrent.exe
Windows 3.x
10/13/99  4:07p             4,839,216 F31-57c5.exe
10/13/99  4:07p             4,839,216 F31current.EXE
10/13/99  4:08p             4,874,457 F31x57c5.exe
10/13/99  4:08p             4,874,457 F31Xcurrent.EXE
Windows 95/98
09/21/99  10:19a            5,154,652 F95-57c4.exe
09/21/99  10:19a            5,154,652 f95current.exe
09/21/99  10:19a            5,142,810 F95x57c4.exe
09/21/99  10:19a            5,142,810 f95xcurrent.exe
Windows NT Workstation      
09/21/99  9:58a             6,132,564 Fwk-57c4.exe
09/21/99  9:58a             6,132,564 Fwkcurrent.exe
09/21/99  9:59a             6,119,088 Fwkx57c4.exe
09/21/99  9:59a             6,119,088 Fwkxcurrent.exe
Windows NT Server      
09/21/99  10:02a             7,038,475 Fsv-57c4.exe
09/21/99  10:02a             7,038,475 Fsvcurrent.exe
09/21/99  10:03a             7,024,884 Fsvx57c4.exe
09/21/99  10:03a             7,024,884 Fsvxcurrent.exe
09/21/99  10:43a             3,497,827 fpn-57c4.exe
09/21/99  10:43a             3,497,827 fpncurrent.exe
09/21/99  10:43a             3,462,611 Fpnx57c2.exe
09/21/99  10:43a             3,462,611 fpnxcurrent.exe
09/21/99  10:35a             1,204,231 Fos-57c4.exe
09/21/99  10:35a             1,204,231 foscurrent.exe
08/13/99  03:57p             6,032,326 Mccurrent.exe
08/13/99  03:57p             6,032,326 Mcd-57c0.exe
Microsoft Exchange
10/06/99  11:59a             7,210,110 Fexx59c0.exe
10/06/99  11:59a             7,210,110 Fexxcurrent.exe

Current Test Drive Versions

Here are the test drives that are currently available free from our web site. These test drives are only available in the self-installing version right now.

Windows 3.x
04/06/99  04:39p             3,732,460 F31xcrnt.EXE
Windows 95/98
07/27/99  10:48a             5,168,605 F95X57E1.EXE
07/27/99  10:48a             5,168,605 F95XCRNT.EXE
Windows NT Workstation
07/27/99  10:53a             6,095,976 FWKX57E1.EXE
07/27/99  10:53a             6,095,976 FWKXCRNT.EXE
Windows NT Server
07/27/99  11:00a             6,998,784 FSVX57E1.EXE
07/27/99  11:00a             6,998,784 FSVXCRNT.EXE
08/12/99  11:07a             3,465,908 Fpnxcrnt.EXE
Microsoft Exchange
10/06/99  11:59a             7,210,110 Fexxcrnt.EXE
Lotus Notes
06/08/99  10:44a             3,764,373 FLNX54E2.EXE

File Naming Convention

Here is how the files found on the BBS-FTP-Web are named:

  • Product: Could be...
    F95 (Win 95)
    FSV (NT Server)
    FWK (NT Workstation)
    FOS (OS/2)
    FPN (NetWare)
    F31 (Win 3.1x)
    FDS (DOS)
  • Version: the last two digits of the version #...
    26 = version 2.26
    27 = version 2.27
  • Type: Who can get this file?
    c = commercial
    b = beta
    e = eval
  • Release: signifies any patches or changes
    numbered 0-9
    this number changes whenever the file is modified by Command Software
  • Format: how do you want the file?
    .ZIP - compressed file; requires PKUNZIP or similar decompression mechanism
    .EXE - self-extracting compressed file
    x...EXE - self-executing (double-click to expand it, and it will install itself)

What's all this "Current" stuff?

In each commercial product directory on the FTP is a set of files called "current". This file is exactly the same as the one with the more complicated names described above. We just added the generic "current" designation to avoid too much confusion and wondering about the naming convention. You can be assured that when you grab a file called "current", it is the latest and greatest available! This "current" version is an ADDITION to the conventional naming scheme, not a replacement for it.

Here are some examples of the "current" designation in use:

  • f95current.exe (self-extracting complete version)
  • f95xcurrent.exe (self-installing complete version)

Administrators: Another reason you might want to use the "current" designation is to set up robots to get files automatically for you from the ftp site. Since the name never changes, you could subscribe to the list server, and send out your robot to get the file whenever the list server notifies you that a new version or update has arrived.

Questions? [email protected]









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