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Windows Defender to remove optimizer scareware

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Windows Defender, the anti-malware software that’s built in to Windows, is going to start removing utility software that tries to scare users into upgrading, starting in March. The Windows software ecosystem has a large variety of software of dubious merit that claims to detect and diagnose faults. These programs often offer a free version that purports to find problems and a paid version that...

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Been a while since I popped in here. This article makes me wonder if they will include Lavasoft’s latest browser hijack, aka Web Companion. Supposedly makes browsing more secure, but changes the default homepage to Bing. Didn’t Lavasoft use to be the good guys?

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Long ago they were, they had Ad-Aware which was a great program. Sadly, that changed and it went downhill. I'm not sure anyone even thinks of them anymore.

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