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  • 1.0 stars

    "Useless won't run on my Vista machine"

    February 24, 2010  |   By kuncne


    Pretty desktop icon. Program is useless


    Useless won't run on my Vista machine


    Useless. Won't run on my Vista machine

    PS I used earlier versions of Ad-Aware without trouble for more than a decade before Cnet supplied this download. I have no idea why it doesn't work and resent losing the time I've invested in downloading it and trying to use it. A zero-star rating is my heartfelt verdict. However, in a striking example of corporate dishonesty, Cnet does not allow such ratings, which it regards as "errors". Thinking straight and telling truth, an error to Cnet. So I have under protest rated the software with one star, which in my experience, it simply doesn't merit. I'm sorry Cnet bullied it out of me. Experience tells me that if I don't send in a rating Cnet approves of, the company will just going on nagging until I bend to its will.

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