"Norton Reported High Threat virus"
Version: Free Studio 22.214.171.1246
It works GREAT, but not worth getting infected with viruses and malware.
Norton reported MH690.A High Threat virus and tons of tracking cookies. Installed unwanted programs even though I declined ALL of the requests at install time.
I have used this package for several years and love it. When I rebuilt my computer I installed the latest version and Norton 2014 360 quarantined Freevideoeditor.exe. Norton also removed a ton of tracking cookies. During installation I declined all the requests for other programs, but after the installation (of the programs not quarantined) I checked the un-install programs list and found 2 advertising programs that were installed at the same time as the FreeStudio. I would be happy to by $35 or $40 for this suite if it was clean, but nothing is worth putting my computer at this much risk. On their web site they ask for people to send them evidence of the malware. The cynic in me believes that they want examples so they can re-write the viruses to defeat the virus protection. I really love these programs and now have to find a substitute. CNET really needs to check this out. I used to trust the programs I downloaded from CNET.
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