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    "WATCH OUT, IT'S DANGEROUS"

    August 13, 2014  |   By Tarec88

    Version: Switch Off 3.4.2

    Pros

    People say it works. Of course if you manage to not delete half of your system settings.

    Cons

    Terribly implemented, incredible potential of wiping your crucial data

    Summary

    The program on uninstallation LITERALLY deletes ALL the files in the folder you installed it in.

    My story: I was installing it, choose to change destination folder, but then I realized the default path was fine, so I cancelled it and clicked "Next". I noticed, that the path has changed from Program Files folder to my User folder (the one in documents and settings). A bit of a rush from my side, since I wasn't expecting it to change. After that I wanted to uninstall and install it again? It took 0.5s to install, so after 15s of uninstalling I got suspicious. I looked at the fille names being deleted and those looked familiar. I realized I'm getting TONS of free space on my C drive. After I killed the process asap, 3/4th of my user folder was GONE. It wiped out all of my photos, documents, apps settings etc and trust me when I say I'm a person, who really takes care of those and back them up every system reinstall.

    I'm a programmer myself and I can't imagine how dumb its author can be. It's absolutely unacceptable. DO NO INSTALL THAT AMATEUR HARMFULL APP, no matter how much you need it.

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