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#1 Darren De Wilde

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Posted 13 March 2006 - 10:55 AM

Dear folks,

Since using this site I have found it to be very very helpful and its integrity cannot be questioned. Therefore, since BC is so genuine and the people that run and help on it are so brilliant, could it be reasonable to assume that any free or shareware ads that appear on BC are as genuine as the site mods and experts..are these sites checked or should they be treated with the same caution as ads on the web in general?

Thanks for your indispensible support..:-)

Darren :thumbsup:

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#2 Albert Frankenstein

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Posted 13 March 2006 - 10:57 AM

If you are referring to Google ads, then I would proceed with caution.
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Posted 13 March 2006 - 11:27 AM

BC does not have direct and constant control over the many advertisements found at this site over time, so you must exercise the same caution about those as you would about any advertisement; especially for software, you must research about it before downloading and installing it.

However, those freeware applications that are mentioned either in pinned topics, or in the Tutorials, have been used (and tested) by various members of the staff, and you can download these with that assurance. If an application is mentioned that is in BETA release, then understand that these may have bugs and have been released for general testing.

I hope this answers your question.
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#4 Darren De Wilde

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Posted 13 March 2006 - 11:49 AM

Yes I was actually referring to the google ads...I actually use all recommended software from posts without caution (except I only use the thread suggesitons if the suggesting author shows extensive knowledge by their rating...ie..as hypocritical as it may seem, I wont take advice from a lower rated author (such as myself) without checking it out first...thanks guys..just wanted to differentiate from the varying ads...the only freeware I have downloaded from 3rd parties is
AVG Grisoft, YPOPs for yahoo remote downloading and ad-aware.




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