Software Informer

Software Informer

Average User Rating:
2.1
out of 29 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1
  • Total Downloads:
    30,445
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 25, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    717.28KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    157
  • Platform:
    Windows

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5 stars

"Software Informer is great."

July 24, 2014  |  By AlfredWans

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

It is possible to update the programs in time.

Cons

Information on some latest versions is outdated.

Summary

Software Informer is great. It has helped me to keep my system up-to-date for years. I can not only keep track of new updates for my installed software, but also always find new programs in its rapidly growing software library on the web site, read top software news of the world and chat with my friends and relatives. Thank you guys for a great job!

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1 stars

"Software Informer is MALWARE"

January 03, 2014

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

NONE THAT ARE EVIDENT.

Cons

IT TAKES UP VALUABLE SPACE & SLOWS UP YOUR COMPUTER. YOU ALSO CAN'T GET RID OF IT.

Summary

STINKS!

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5 stars

"Excellent software!"

August 21, 2013  |  By andrewppp

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

A lot of useful features!

Cons

there is no way to automatically install updates

Summary

Excellent software, recommended for all!

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1 stars

"Badly designed program."

November 24, 2012  |  By ITechLtd

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

Non that I could think of:/

Cons

Resource hog. Requires constant access to harddrive, RAM, CPU, and network(IS provider allowing that is) in order to function, and uses invalid keyloggers to attempt to match software to available updates, from sites that are often unreliable. Main problem, adds exception to firewall and antivirus in order to function, then downloads viruses in place of/attatched to unreliable updates from unvarified sites thus causing considerable damage to the operating system and, at times, the BIOS which in some cases have made repair impossible.

Summary

Do not download this software in any hope that it will, at any point, work effectively. It should be immediatley removed from DownLoad.cnet.com.

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5 stars

"this program is very informative"

February 25, 2012  |  By batten_4jesus44

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

has many helpful features

Cons

none that i could find

Summary

a very good website referral program

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4 stars

"Seems to be going the right way"

September 02, 2011  |  By ChrisSorensson

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

Fixed the majority of false updates (most seem to be human-moderated now, with working links). Light footprint.

Cons

Lacks a bit of customisation.

Summary

Does seem to be offering correct updates now (finally). Quite useful even.

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1 stars

"Great idea, but doesn't work well"

July 16, 2011  |  By TonyBeGoode

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

It's free and if you like frustration, you'll like this.

Cons

Reliability of scans and subsequent update information is fairly terrible.

Summary

Sent me on several "wild goose chases" - very frustrating. In one instance it said I had an Intel driver in need of updating & when I went to Intel, they said that driver is incompatible with my machine. I then checked with Toshiba (my laptops brand) and their website did not offer that driver for my model either. Therefore: inaccurate scans & update info = a complete waste of time.

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2 stars

"É fraco e não nos leva directamente ao site oficial"

July 06, 2011  |  By ahaefe

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

Diz-nos algumas coisas certas

Cons

Não encontra a maioria das drivers com a actualização certa e manda-nos para a procura da Google

Summary

Pode usar mas a ajuda não vai ser muita.

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1 stars

"BAD - like treading in quicksand"

April 17, 2011  |  By syben1

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

no benefits

Cons

will install viruses, re-directs, trojans & require expert removal and serious harm to your computer. Best recovery may necessitate a new install

Summary

Don't even waste your time!

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1 stars

"came up as being a virus and added virus"

April 11, 2011  |  By ralahinn1

 |  Version: Software Informer 1.1

Pros

no good news if virus

Cons

possible virus

Summary

had it removed

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.1
Added: program launcher; voting mechanism; site search from within the program; quick buttons for accessing questions and comments on each program. Tabulated interface changed.
General
Publisher Informer Technologies
Publisher web site http://www.informer.com/
Release Date March 18, 2011
Date Added March 25, 2011
Version 1.1
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows, Windows 98, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 717.28KB
File Name siinst-web.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 30,445
Downloads Last Week 157
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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