Re: spyware doctor-Is their deception
From: PA Bear (PABearMVP_at_gmail.com)
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 02:51:34 -0400
IIRC you can install Spyware Doctor http://www.pctools.com/spyware-doctor/
as freeware but to receive updated definitions you'll have to pay for it.
-- ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear) MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE, Shell/User, Security), AH-VSOP MR wrote: > Spyware Doctor 3.2 > Hi, I read the reviews and popularity of this program @ download.com. I > use others spyware rem. programs as well, but thought of trying this FREE > one on another persons pc as a favor that needs some cleaning up; so as > to get another opinion. It said FREE and the reviews seemed good, even > by the download.com site. > But, I am worried about this. I happened to see ,at majorgeeks, the same > (3.2) version & is listed as shareware @ $29.95. But at DL.com, shareware, > price, etc was NOT even listed on their download site. In the description > of product, all I saw was 'FREE ' in the license part. Is this deception?? > I believe the way it works is you have to register the product and get a > code via email and then take it from there; then maybe pay up front for > program. Am I going to get billed somehow. NO, I did not give them any > credit card, email, etc. NOthing. So they dont have info on me (that I > know of). I want to just uninstall it now for fear that I will get billed > later. Should I worry about this? I have never downloaded a shareware > program so I dont know how they bill or get charged etc? ANyone use the > so called free version without 'strings'. Or is there no such thing as I > might guess here. Hope u can help.thanx