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  • 4.0 stars

    "Pretty good"

    June 24, 2011  |   By VirtualVivien


    Easy to use, free, frequent definition and program updates, quite good interface. I like the function of rating webpages in search results. Warns you about pages that may be harmful, although I think some warnings are false alarms.


    I can't work out how to submit a website rating, hence perhaps the tiny number of ratings! Keeps warning about Microsoft security update files, which are clearly not malware. Maybe the new version just downloaded will have solved this...


    Good program - my favourite. Many pros and few cons. Have used for years and would recommend.

    Updated on Jul 9, 2011

    They've removed the webpage ratings!

    Updated on Jul 17, 2011

    ...and the webpage ratings are back again!

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