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Discussion in 'Tech Tips and Reviews' started by griffinspc, Feb 4, 2003.

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  1. griffinspc

    griffinspc Thread Starter

    Nov 16, 2001
    Windriver Expert v1.7
    Awhile back I recomended this app listed at CNET downloads as "FREE" right here. Once I downloded and used it I thought it was a nice tool. Nowhere did it mention that it was shareware. Not at CNET's site nor in the ini or readme file. No splash screen saying, "Try out", nothing.

    I made changes to my system yesterday so thought I'd do a new driver backup. All I get now is an expiration notice. I can't track down the registry entries for it so uninstalling/reinstalling was no help. Obviously my secure backup is useless.

    The company lied, it is not free and at a requested $29.00 overpriced by far. I don't mind shareware, everyone's entitled to make a profit on their work but deceit is not cool. My advice, never buy anything from Hunter Soft.

    I'm sorry for even recommending it.

  2. bellgamin


    Apr 6, 2001
    Thanks for the info, griffin. I tried to run it again & had same results as you.

    It's history. I got rid of that sneakyware very fast. Thank goodness I monitor ALL installs with Total Uninstall, which is free, no strings, no tricks.

    If you run across a program that does what windriver did, let everyone know. It's a good idea -- I might even pay for something like it, but NEVER to an outfit that practices trickery like hunter soft did.
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