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#1 rowal5555

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Posted 09 December 2007 - 03:58 PM

This site has teamed up with software makers to offer a paid version of their product for one day only commencing at 8am GMT.

If you take advantage of an offer, find and use the activate.exe before installing and you will have a fully functioning version.

Appears to be safe and genuine and I have seen products retailing at up to $140 there, so could be worth a look.

http://www.giveawayoftheday.com

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Posted 09 December 2007 - 05:00 PM

I would be leery. Screensavers are notorious for installing "extras".

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Posted 09 December 2007 - 05:10 PM

I would be leery. Screensavers are notorious for installing "extras".


Totally agree, Groovicus. Anything which sounds "too good to be true" usually is, which is why I had a really good look before recommending this site but couldn't find anything anti. I have installed today's screensaver to test things out and all seems good. (The retail for this is $19.95 so I figure if they annoy their customers, they wouldn't be in business for long). A lot of their offers are of no interest to me, but some look like 'musthaves'.

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Posted 11 December 2007 - 01:18 AM

Amazingly enough, this seems legit.

Extreme caution is still warranted, though.

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Posted 11 December 2007 - 03:33 AM

Today's freebie. MP3 Recorder Studio.

http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 08:10 AM

I had a look at it a while back and I think the installers are "prepped" to also just work for one day as the "full version" installer. I am not sure if they still work if you had to reinstall windows and where to reinstall using that installer. I ve gone away from using that site.

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 07:14 PM

Today's $40 freebie could be useful for those with a vision disability. Suitable for Windows 2000 and XP.

7 hours left to d/l and install.

http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/magic-lens-max/

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 07:50 PM

I checked out the site. It seems legit but I'm not going to try it.

When I went to the site, site advisor flagged it green. However when I viewed the site report there was apparently "4 red downloads"
I checked the tested downloads and they were all flagged green.
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Posted 29 February 2008 - 07:47 PM

I've been using it since I saw rowal's post on it. I personally think it's safe as I scan every file with 2 anti malware and 1 antivirus. So far there indeed were suspicious codes but they were ALL false positives.
The software companies are all legitimate, albeit somewhat unknown. 2 days ago they offered the new Mamutu by Emsi, who is also the maker of a2 Anti-Malware. :thumbsup:

Edited by skyfuser, 29 February 2008 - 07:48 PM.

"If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way." - Bertrand Russell

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Posted 28 March 2008 - 08:17 PM

Today's freebie, StarBurn, retails for $495 so you may want to check it out. About 5 hours left.

http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/starburn-10/

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 03:19 AM

I wonder if they give away programs that are well known and respected. Let's say, SUPERAntiSpyware Pro? I could really do with that, real-time protection with that program! I have bookmarked it but will keep in mind what some of you have said.

When I went to the site, site advisor flagged it green.


Mine came up red.

Edited by david28, 29 March 2008 - 03:22 AM.


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Posted 29 March 2008 - 04:00 AM

I wonder if they give away programs that are well known and respected. Let's say, SUPERAntiSpyware Pro? I could really do with that, real-time protection with that program! I have bookmarked it but will keep in mind what some of you have said.

When I went to the site, site advisor flagged it green.


Mine came up red.

They should have marked it red to begin with.
While this site may give away "free software for a day" some of it could be foistware. Just a thought :thumbsup:

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 04:05 AM

Well, the screensavers, I am giving it a thumbs down because I have had a bad experience from getting screensavers off the web.

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 04:12 AM

Your telling me :thumbsup:
*bad memories to the backdoor on the old Windows2000 PC*

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 05:00 AM

Nah I used to be younger and that was when I just got into computers. I was downloading all sorts of things.

Edited by david28, 29 March 2008 - 05:00 AM.





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