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Misleading Displays For The Startup Programs Database


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#1 ipl_001

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Posted 03 September 2007 - 07:42 PM

Hi everyone,

I would like to inform you that there are some misleading displays in the Startup Programs Database.

An example is http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/xlr8d.exe-8985.html

We can see the big white cross inside red background icon Posted Image assorted to the corresponding text "This is an undesirable program.

This file has been identified as a program that is undesirable to have running on your computer. This consists of programs that are misleading, harmful, or undesirable.
"

On the other hand, the detailed text reads: "Added by GridIron™ XLR8. Description: For software developers with computationally intensive applications, GridIron XLR8 is a technology that enables the parallel processing of software applications on multiple CPUs."



A foreign beginner who cannot read English well will probably stop at the bad icon and will quickly get rid of the file!



- CC describes the file as Legitimate (Related to GridIron Nucleo For digital post production professionals using Adobe® After Effects® on a multi-processor or new multi-core computer) -> http://www.castlecops.com/o23list-1693.html
- Grinler had an HJT log with it and discussed the case with the user - the conclusion is "Legit" -> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/17411/azesearch-cant-remove/



Is it a bug? Should it be symbolized as 'Open to discussion'?
Thanks for your response! :thumbsup:



We also met the reverse case of an item which symbolized as legit and described as nasty!
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#2 Grinler

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Posted 04 September 2007 - 11:19 AM

When added the status assigned was probably an accident. I have changed it to the proper status.

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Posted 04 September 2007 - 12:13 PM

Okay! Fine Grinler!

Thanks a lot for your response!

Do you want me to come and tell you about other such desirable changes?
We, as French guys, notice rather easily as we have to read slowly and carefully :thumbsup: if you wish it, we can open a topic and ask the member of our French board to post about them!
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Posted 04 September 2007 - 12:24 PM

Feel free to use this topic if you run into any. I hope that they are few and far between

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Posted 04 September 2007 - 12:33 PM

Don't worry Grinler! :thumbsup:

Your database is excellent (and the rest of the stuff as well)!
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