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CNET Editors' Rating 4.5 stars

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Unreliable and ads hardcore porn constantly!"

    May 26, 2012  |   By fcsergio

    Pros

    None, considering the negative features mentioned below.
    Just unreliable and with bad taste ads.

    Cons

    I'm not sure if there is any considering the kind of ads they play constantly.
    No matter how many times you close the tabs they will open again. It's a pest !!
    I have no issues against ads in freewares, but not this kind...
    My children use my computers and I had to remove it.
    I do not recommend it and I can't understand how it can be so highly graded by CNET editors.
    Shame on you guys !!!
    .

    Summary

    Shame on you CNET editors.
    So highly recommend a software that ads hard core porn with no restriction to age !!!!!

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  • Reply by Yesiamme on October 13, 2012

    Simply upgrade to Elite and you can use it on multiple devices so your kids are protected in many more ways! Don't complain just spent a few bucks on that which is really worth it...

  • Reply by fnibhriain on August 5, 2012

    Thank you for the warning re the porn ads, fcsergio. I too am disappointed the CNET editor did not highlight this utterly annoying and offensive feature.

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