Posted 15 January 2008 - 02:42 PM
I don't know if this information will be helpful at all, but I bought a second hand pc which, it transpired, had the GAMBLOCK software installed on it...... What a nightmare! I can understand some people wanting to control what they see over the internet, but that program stops access to even the most innocent of web pages! I particularly have problems with You Tube and Ebay. Just to add insult to injury the "support" offered by the developers of Gamblock is beyond poor....... Apparently the program installs without an uninstall option - it's somehow embedded/encrypted into the operating system. It actually shuts down the whole PC, sometimes without warning, and the manufacturers refuse point blank to uninstall it. I have been told by an engineer who has had a look at it, that all he could do is re-install windows, but that he still couldn't give me any guarantees, especially as (according to the engineer) it has been developed and embedded in such a way that it will deliberately cause system instability if attempts are made to remove it........ sounds like a virus type program to me, now why would anyone want to install one of those voluntarily?