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#1 Andrew

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Posted 13 October 2007 - 08:28 AM

I was flipping through the newest issue of PC World (November) and on page 140, as part of a feature about crapware and programs that start with Windows, they say:

A general search on the program or filename usually turns up good info, but www.bleepingcomputer.com and www.file.net are good places to find unbiased information.


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#2 JohnWho

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Posted 13 October 2007 - 08:49 AM

Wow, that's great!

I suspect we'll see a spike in sales of Bleeping Computer T-shirts now, too.

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Edited by JohnWho, 13 October 2007 - 08:50 AM.


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Posted 13 October 2007 - 09:04 AM

Thanks for pointing out the article, AA. Our Members should be proud that BC continues to be recognised for the useful help it provides on the Internet.
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Posted 13 October 2007 - 12:07 PM

Gotta love it. I have actually been trying to find the issue but only can find Oct's issue on the stands.

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Posted 13 October 2007 - 12:51 PM

Give it another week or so.

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Posted 13 October 2007 - 08:10 PM

Here's a scanned (and degraded so PCW won't sue me) image of that page:

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Posted 14 October 2007 - 07:13 PM

Appreciate the scan, but I removed the link just to be safe on copyright.

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 06:12 PM

No problem.

Have you noticed any spikes in page views/new members?

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 09:37 AM

Not much, but hard to tell.

Oh I was sent this, by M..., as a online link to the article we were mentioned in:

http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,137285-p...on/article.html

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 09:48 AM

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 02:24 PM

Yay!
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