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  • 5.0 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    Information on some latest versions is outdated.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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  • 1.0 stars

    "Software Informer is MALWARE"

    January 3, 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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  • 5.0 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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  • 1.0 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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  • 5.0 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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  • 1.0 stars

    "Don't Dare Download! I got a Trojan Horse and Spyware."

    February 13, 2012  |   By tmccurnin

    Version: Software Informer 1.0.438 beta

    Pros

    None that I can think of.

    Cons

    This program infects your computer with a Trojan Horse virus plus about a half dozen kinds of spyware.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Seems to be going the right way"

    September 2, 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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  • 1.0 stars

    "AWFUL don't do it..."

    July 21, 2011  |   By ubetchaaaa

    Version: Software Informer 1.0

    Pros

    none... try deleting this off your computer...

    Cons

    Recommends old software updates... Hard to use... and the worse part expect POP UP ADS even after you've deleted it...

    Summary

    DANGER DANGER DANGER.. this will slow your machine down... Good luck deleting this off your machine... I contacted the company and we still are playing tag... they are unaware this stuff is offered on CNET.

    Here's part of what they said "this is exactly what boggles us: no one has ever reported similar problems with removing 'Software Informer' before. The whole process has always been the same: Add/Remove Programs -> Remove Software Informer -> Would you like to keep your settings? -> No. -> Good bye.
    And we're genuinely wondering what could have gone wrong."
    "And a bit confused about your saying it pops up adverts. There's never been a single one in it, either. Would you please point us to the page on CNET which you got 'Software Informer' from?" Amazing.

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  • 1.0 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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  • 2.0 stars

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

    July 6, 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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