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Xoftspyse Anti-spyware Program


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#1 ruby1

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 01:12 PM

Having noted the comments on antimalaware programs thread
which mentions the XoftSpySE Antispyware Program ,I went 'investigating', as I have never heard of this program .

May I ask the Experts on here their opinion of this program? IS it to be 'recommended 'or is it really worth avoiding?

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 01:27 PM

XoftSpy is a program that was previously listed as a rogue product on the Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware Products List because of concerns with False positives, questionable license terms, and the use of aggressive, deceptive advertising, including exploitation of the name "Spybot". It has since been delisted but in my opinion it is not a very effective program compared to others with a proven track record. XoftSpySE is an upgraded version.
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Posted 19 August 2008 - 01:43 PM

I have to echo Quietman7's comments. While the company may have cleaned up its deceptive advertising and scamming ways, it really shouldn't be trusted.
For the exact reasons I listed in that linked topic. There are far too many programs out there that have a good track record... would you trust a company that was founded on the principle that it was OK to spam/scam people by using deceptive practices? I certainly cannot.
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Posted 21 August 2008 - 08:52 PM

I found a great [post="http://www.reviewmoz.org/xoftspyse.html"]review of XoftSpySE[/post] at Reviewmoz.org. Find out what the experts thought of it. It was rated quite well if I remember right...

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 09:49 PM

XoftSpy is a program that was previously listed as a rogue product on the Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware Products List because of concerns with False positives, questionable license terms, and the use of aggressive, deceptive advertising, including exploitation of the name "Spybot". It has since been delisted but in my opinion it is not a very effective program compared to others with a proven track record. XoftSpySE is an upgraded version.



I have to echo Quietman7's comments. While the company may have cleaned up its deceptive advertising and scamming ways, it really shouldn't be trusted.
For the exact reasons I listed in that linked topic. There are far too many programs out there that have a good track record... would you trust a company that was founded on the principle that it was OK to spam/scam people by using deceptive practices? I certainly cannot.



Agreed :thumbsup:

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Posted 22 August 2008 - 11:15 AM

I found a great [post="http://www.reviewmoz.org/xoftspyse.html"]review of XoftSpySE[/post] at Reviewmoz.org. Find out what the experts thought of it. It was rated quite well if I remember right...


may be this link ?

review of XoftSpySE??

a few more 'observations ....
http://www.paretologic.com/xoftspy/se/newlp/xray/?uid=dilm1

*XoftSpySE detects and perfectly removes over 225,000 harmful, dangerous and likely unwanted applications

??is this not an unsafe 'claim 'for ANY program to make ??

We are your trusted PC security partner and guarantee timely, accurate updates & automatic removal of ALL intrusive PC threats!

then why is this tool not used on any of the HJT forums for example?

http://www.reviewmoz.org/xoftspyse.html

If something goes wrong, XoftSpySE advertises that you have live chat customer service representatives just waiting to help you out.

assuming you can get on line :thumbsup:

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Posted 23 August 2008 - 09:51 PM

Sorry guys, posted a bad link.

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Posted 26 August 2008 - 09:54 PM

it finds plenty but wont remove them till u buy the full program,since it was advertised as freeware i was highly peeved :thumbsup:
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Posted 27 August 2008 - 07:48 PM

it finds plenty but wont remove them till u buy the full program,since it was advertised as freeware i was highly peeved :thumbsup:

And what it "Removes" it does so badly :flowers:

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