Yet another free program to ignore.

  Andsome 10:16 08 Jun 05
Locked

I was having a look round the Virus Bulletin website. I followed a link to a SO CALLED free download by the name of Spyware Doctor. I downloaded the program and ran a full system scan. It found three items of Spyware. When I tried to delete them I was told that I would need a paid for licenced version. This was the first hint that the program was NOT free. Needless to say I uninstalled it and ran a registry cleaner. YET ANOTHER fiddle to avoid.

  iambeavis 11:05 08 Jun 05

Thanks for the warning andsome. One thing I've learned over the last couple of years is that the phrases "Free Download" and "Download for Free" do not have the same meaning as "Free".

When I see either phrase I steer clear.

  spuds 14:13 08 Jun 05

This 'Free' statement, seem to be the normal nowadays with about everything. But as they say, nothing is free in this life, you pay for it in the end.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

What is Amazon Go and will it come to the UK? The store without checkouts or queues

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Hands-on with the Star Wars fighting drones you can fly yourself

iPhone 9 and beyond: 32 amazing future smartphone developments - graphene, supercapacitor…