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#1 midou1994

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 12:37 PM

Hi,

I download this PDF software from filehippo (http://www.filehippo.com/download_primopdf/)

Windows defender Was update to date when I installed it on Win 8 o/s but when I tried to install the software in Windows 7 Microsoft Security Essentials Alerted it as a medium level adware W32/Candy and I asked MSE to remove it for the time So, Is the Software safe or is it harmful

 

the thing I dont understand is Windows Defender(Win 8) and MSE(Win 7) are the same then why does one flag it as adware??

 

I`m currently running Win defender for Win 8 is it sufficient is their any registry change that will allow me to right click and scan files

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Edited by midou1994, 12 February 2013 - 12:38 PM.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:08 PM

Hi,

I download this PDF software from filehippo (http://www.filehippo.com/download_primopdf/)

Windows defender Was update to date when I installed it on Win 8 o/s but when I tried to install the software in Windows 7 Microsoft Security Essentials Alerted it as a medium level adware W32/Candy and I asked MSE to remove it for the time So, Is the Software safe or is it harmful

 

the thing I dont understand is Windows Defender(Win 8) and MSE(Win 7) are the same then why does one flag it as adware??

 

I`m currently running Win defender for Win 8 is it sufficient is their any registry change that will allow me to right click and scan files

context menu option not present

 

I don't believe they ARE one and the same, midou1994!

 

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 03:34 PM

They are 2 different Malware programs.

 

Note: Win32/OpenCandy is a broad category that can include any potential adware program which may be bundled with certain third-party software installation programs. OpenCandy is a service used by software developers as a way to make money through adverisement. Some versions of this program may send user-specific information to a remote server without obtaining adequate user consent.

OpenCandy provides a plug-in that developers include in their software to earn money by showing recommendations for other software in their installers. Developers use this money to keep their software free and invest in further software development.

The installer uses the OpenCandy plug-in to present a software recommendation (such as the one below) during installation. You have complete control to accept the software recommendation by selecting either the “Install” or “Do not install” options on the software recommendation screen.

What is OpenCandy?
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Posted 13 February 2013 - 02:53 AM

Hi,Yes I did get an option to install Nitro pdf in Win 7 but no options were asked during the install in Win 8.

I guess its safe to restore the item Is Malware Bytes Free Compaitable with Win 8


Edited by midou1994, 13 February 2013 - 02:56 AM.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:35 AM

Yes it is.


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