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Author Topic: softonic-for-windows  (Read 1629 times)

Curt

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softonic-for-windows
« on: November 07, 2012, 02:25:45 PM »
I am not (yet) endorsing this brand new one, but merely informing about its existence:

softonic-for-windows: http://en.softonic.c...softonic-for-windows

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I have not tested it, but I expect many "recommended" apps will turn out to be shareware.
How else should this freeware be funded?  :-\

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Re: softonic-for-windows
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2012, 08:52:22 PM »
I have not tested it, but I expect many "recommended" apps will turn out to be shareware.
How else should this freeware be funded?  :-\

  What I'm thinking is it's probably loaded with adware and most likely phones home everything you have installed on your computer.  Not something I would trust without a review from a trusted source.

  But that's just me....wearing my tin hat and all....   :D

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Re: softonic-for-windows
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2012, 02:50:32 AM »
   and most likely phones home everything you have installed on your computer. 

... that's kind of the idea with the program, isn't it.