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#1 sudsy

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Posted 31 January 2011 - 12:04 AM

I am looking at a friends laptop. Compac. I see a program called Vongo and don't know what it does. Any help. I read that it is difficult to remove. I kinda hate these "propitiatory" PC's!

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Posted 31 January 2011 - 12:08 AM

wikipeda, Vongo:

"Vongo was a video on demand service, owned by Liberty Media's Starz Entertainment, parent company of the Starz network, that allowed users to download and view movies for a fixed price per month. As of August 1, 2008, Vongo stopped accepting new subscribers and was discontinued on September 30, 2008.[1]...
...Vongo was preinstalled on HP and Compaq Computers during the time of its existence, and users have found the program to be nearly impossible to remove without making registry edits.[5] This difficulty has led to its classification as a virus by many users."

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Posted 31 January 2011 - 12:13 AM

Thanks, I found it in Wikipedia just a minute ago. I think I will just leave it alone for now. This computer is a mess. Hasn't been updated since 2006. The owner thought that it cost money to download updates. I never even considered that some folks might think this. I guess all they know is Bill is a rich guy and he charge$ for everything. SAD

Close this topic please!

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