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Posted 17 January 2007 - 01:28 PM

I want to use the program "Ram Saver Pro" which was created by Wintools Software Engineering. I was warned by a "Geek Squad" Tech that wintools is spyware. Yet "Ram Saver Pro" is recommended as spyware clean.

My problem is that when I did a search on wintools, I get a number of responses that wintools is spyware or worse. When I search Wintools Software Engineering I get the opposite result.

SO my question is:

Is Ram Saver Pro spyware or Not

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 03:30 PM

You wrote:

My problem is that when I did a search on wintools, I get a number of responses that wintools is spyware or worse. When I search Wintools Software Engineering I get the opposite result.

What made you think that they would honestly tell you that they are spyware, if they really are?

With a bit more researching, and taking a poll on what people think and have said about it, it probably wouldn't be too hard to decide if it is or isn't.

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Posted 21 January 2007 - 12:06 AM

Regardless, the use of RAM optimizers is generally considered to be futile - so I'd stop using it.

FWIW, here's an entry about WinTools from Wikipedia:

* HuntBar, aka WinTools or Adware.Websearch, is a small family of spyware programs distributed by TrafficSyndicate. TrafficSyndicate.com is a trademark of IBIS, LLC. It is installed by an ActiveX drive-by download at affiliate Web sites, or by advertisements displayed by other spyware programs an example of how spyware can install more spyware. These programs add toolbars to IE, track browsing behavior, redirect affiliate references, and display advertisements.[24][25]

from this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spyware
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