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#1 lagojardin

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Posted 19 June 2015 - 03:55 AM

Hi,

I'm a newbie! I downloaded Spyhunter 4, because a friend contacted me having dowloaded it himself, and then asked for my advice!. The day prior to this, I had run various programmes, in safe mode, some of which were AntiMalwarebytes, AdKill etc, from the Bleeping Computer site. Having what I thought was a clean computer, I was amazed to see that Spyhunter 4 found 92 unwanted items. Of course, money was requested to remove it's findings. I am bemused that this one programme found so much. Were the findings valid, or did it just suggest removal of non-essential items from the registry etc., I think the fee was about $10. My question is, was the fee worth it, or is it just an elaborate scam? If it is a bona fide programme, then $10 seems to be a bargain! Incidentally, I have removed the programme from my computer. 



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#2 Sintharius

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Posted 19 June 2015 - 04:16 AM

Hi there,

SpyHunter is a rogueware designed to scam you out of your money - you made a wise decision removing it from your computer.

If you need a checkup, let me know.

Regards,
Alex

#3 lagojardin

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Posted 20 June 2015 - 01:58 AM

Hi Quietman7 and Alexstraza

Many thanks for you prompt and comprehensive reply

Thanks also for the link which was a real eye opener.

Thanks to your posts I avoided a sleepless night!

Kind regards

Ian


Edited by lagojardin, 20 June 2015 - 02:04 AM.


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