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  • 1.0 stars

    "BEWARE: Downloaded it and got a TROJAN!"

    January 8, 2015  |   By 2BornotTB

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.27527

    Pros

    I had previously used this software & thought it was good but when trying to install on my new computer the antivirus picked up a trojan. I thought CNET/download.com were supposed check how good these types of software are for those that know less about IT stuff to help & protect them. Guess I was totally wrong.

    Cons

    I had previously used this software & thought it was good but when trying to install on my new computer the antivirus picked up a trojan. I thought CNET/download.com were supposed check how good these types of software are for those that know less about IT stuff to help & protect them. Guess I was totally wrong.

    Summary

    I had previously used this software & thought it was good but when trying to install on my new computer the antivirus picked up a trojan. I thought CNET/download.com were supposed check how good these types of software are for those that know less about IT stuff to help & protect them. Guess I was totally wrong.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Malware masquerading as malware-remover!"

    November 10, 2014  |   By rch427

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.27527

    Pros

    None that I saw.

    Cons

    What a scam! When I installed and ran the program, I had it search for possible malware on my computer. It compiled a list, the first (and supposedly worst) of which was YouTubeAdBlocker. OK, that's been installed on my computer for a year and my computer has been trouble-free for that time, but I decided to go ahead and have ShouldiRemoveit uninstall that program. When I clicked "remove", the interface popped up the following message:
    "This will completely remove the browser add-on. In order for the uninstall to be completed your computer must restart, please click 'Yes' in order to complete the uninstall process and install an alternate browser extension which will save you money while you shop online."
    Did you catch that? It tells you that it's going to uninstall one add-on and replace it with another "which will save you money while you shop online"! In other words, it replaces someone else's (supposed) malware with malware of its own!

    Summary

    No legitimate anti-malware program would simply replace malware with its own malware. AVOID THIS CRAP!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Use Caution Here"

    October 20, 2014  |   By ColdWest

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.27527

    Pros

    Appears to do what it claims from reviews above

    Cons

    An absolute Showstopper for me is the possibility of losing data if one chooses to uninstall the program as stated by at least two reviewers.

    Summary

    UNLESS the developer successfully addresses the Con, I would NOT install this software. IF the critics are wrong then a clarification is required; if they are right, then some tweaking by the developer is evidently required.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Good before I deleted it"

    June 16, 2014  |   By barkert5

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.27527

    Pros

    It removes all programs not wanted and gives information so was very good in that respect.

    Cons

    WHEN I UNINSTALLED IT, IT DELETED ALL FILES ON MY DESKTOP WHICH CAUSED ME GREAT HASSLE IN RECOVERING THEM

    Summary

    AWFUL! MY STUFF WAS DELETED OFF DESKTOP WHEN I UNINSTALLED IT >:(

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Of little use to me."

    May 4, 2014  |   By windpsalm

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.27527

    Pros

    none that I can think of.

    Cons

    Listed few programs I didn't already know about.

    Summary

    Could be useful on new computers.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Useless? Almost!"

    January 2, 2014  |   By supernet2

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.35472

    Pros

    None i can think of

    Cons

    Doesn't let you rate programs installed on machine

    Summary

    So... im suppose to trust some random company that decides what program is and isn't adware/garbage? Why not just use tuneup utilities instead? At least with that program you can rate applications on if its crapware, or if its not, and your rating contributes to a GLOBAL opinion of what is and isn't a crappy installed program.

    If you want try this, i have it installed in hopes of stumbling across how to rate programs but... so far seems like a waste of space on my hard drive and a extra system process i do not need running

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  • 4.0 stars

    "absolutely love it"

    December 19, 2013  |   By cnetrun

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.27527

    Pros

    easy, identifies the bad guys right away and gives you explanations and ratings of what is on your program list to make an intelligent decision for keeping or uninstalling

    Cons

    could not uninstall HP bloatware although shouldiremoveit said it did.
    removed only with iobit uninstaller

    Summary

    recommend for everyone, sent link to all my friends
    use it daily to see if uninvited guests made it to my HP laptop
    sped up startup noticably

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Gorgeous design and simple layout!"

    September 25, 2013  |   By stevenvshall

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.35472

    Pros

    Your software made it a lot easier to clear bloatware. I even referred your software elsewhere.

    Cons

    No cons I can think of off the top of my head however I would love a new version to provide protection before I get bloatware installed.

    Summary

    Its a great programs to help you seek out and remove those pesky toolbars.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "good program informative"

    August 19, 2013  |   By bartonsteven

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.22471

    Pros

    explains good the purpose of the programs on your computer

    Cons

    i did not see any cons to it

    Summary

    i would recommend it to anyone unsure of some items on there computers

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Fantastic little app"

    August 19, 2013  |   By Timjamstrong

    Version: Should I Remove It 1.0.4.22471

    Pros

    Very simple to use but very helpful. It found a bunch of software on my PC that I had no idea what they were for but was afraid to remove because I did not know what they were. This app however told be exactly what they did and they were safe to remove. Very helpful.

    Cons

    Because its so simple there was not much customization you could do, (but I guess that is the beauty of this app too).

    Summary

    Its a recommend in my book. I already pointed friends and family too it.

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