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#1 DSTM

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Posted 21 January 2009 - 10:51 PM

Hi Guys.Wondering the best way to tell if I need updated Drivers.
I went into Device Manager, and all looks OK.
Did an online Scan,and it said 29,and I had problems removing the Scan.
Tried to force me to buy the program to rectify.
Would appreciate some guidance here. Thanks.

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Posted 22 January 2009 - 03:44 AM

The old adage applies here, if it ain't broke don't fix it.

Unfortunately there are sites that are out to make money and offer a "free" scan and will place something on you computer in the process and will then try to sell their product in order to remove it. There are reputable sites that will offer to scan your computer in order to make recommendations that don't run a scam like this, Crucial is a good example. You just have to be careful about who you allow to run a scam...er, scan. Do you remember the site where you had the scan run?

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Posted 22 January 2009 - 03:59 AM

Hi DC3,this Scan came recommended, by the Windows Secrets Newsletter.I couldn't get rid of the sucker.
I kept a screen shot.This is only a new PC,and thought I would check. This has to be crap.
Only way I could get rid of it, was hit the Reset button, on the Tower.

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Posted 22 January 2009 - 05:13 AM

Paretologic were responsible for the rogue Xoftspy, which was reprieved from being included in SpywareWarrior's list of rogue Antispyware products after Paretologic satisfied them they had dealt with its rogue characteristics.

This history would put me off using anything from them.
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Posted 22 January 2009 - 05:39 AM

Thanks Platypus. Wasn't aware of that.
I thought Windows Secrets Newsletter, was credible.
I just unsubscribed, and sent them a mouthful, to boot.
Is Uniblue a reliable Driver Scanner? Thanks.


















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