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  • 1.0 stars

    "Spyware/Adware"

    June 16, 2011  |   By blatheringfool

    Pros

    There are no pros to adware.

    Cons

    MSSECES:WIN32/OPENCANDY. CNET says they tested, but they obviously didn't. It has adware, no question. Installs as soon as the file is downloaded - you don't even need to run the installer. Appears to keep installing as long as the file is on your PC

    Summary

    Frustrating that CNET would claim they tested it when the did not. Makes it very hard to trust CNET now.

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  • Reply by thatsallthereis on November 30, 2011

    for what it's worth, softpedia's review DOES disclose the adware "feature" of this software: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=crystaldiskmark&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CEMQFjAE&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.softpedia.com%2Fget%2FSystem%2FHard-Disk-Utils%2FCrystalDiskMark.shtml&ei=Ln3WTvOlGoSztwfft92kCA&usg=AFQjCNHHDXYKX0ixEKHptStgtx49LED2nw&cad=rja

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