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PostPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2004 9:43 am    Post subject: suspect or not? Reply with quote

hello
could some one of the experts check out this site and see if its a legit site ??and soft ware?

http://www.actualresearch.com/rf_overview.shtml
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2004 10:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

wawadave:

I saw this one before, but didn't recognize it as a scanner.

I just tried it. No false positives whatsoever. Very quick scanner -- scanned both Registry and drives.

One minor complaint: the scanner is not very configurable -- by default it scans the Registry and all drives, and there's no way to tweak that.

So, I can't see adding this one to the rogues page -- at least not based on what I've seen. That's not to say it would compare favorably with Ad-ware, Spybot, or Spy Sweeper. I'd need to do much more extensive comparative testing to see how it stacks up against other apps.

But there are no immediately obvious problems with it.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2004 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had several false positives:






since when did PCPitstop & Quicktime become spyware?
(pcpitstop is actually listed in the db file)


also the regfreeze.com appears to be related to several CWS sites

Quote:
Domain Name: REGFREEZE.COM

Registrant:
Helg
Reynolds Denise nova@nova.ws
3427 Mekeel Rd
TRUMANSBURG
NY,14886
US
Tel. +607.3879767

Creation Date: 15-Mar-2004
Expiration Date: 15-Mar-2005

Domain servers in listed order:
ns1.find-itnow.com
ns2.find-itnow.com

Quote:
21 domains found on 195.225.176.6
Showing all 21.

Website
www.Alfaporn.com
www.All-find.net
www.Allneedsearch.com
www.Bestpornnews.com
www.Blowjob4teens.com
www.Ergosites.com
www.Find-itnow.com
www.Find777.com
www.language not allowed.com
www.Ilookup.net
www.Look-n-search.com
www.Maturebe.com
www.Omega-search.com
www.Outrageousorgy.net
www.Pornoexit.com
www.Power-search.info
www.Search-all.net
www.Start-search.com
www.Teen-biz.com
www.Tinyspics.com
www.Toteen.com



and the actualresearch.com is a Russian site, I'm very leery of any Russian sites at the moment Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2004 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Radio:

Thanks for reporting that information, which is quite disturbing. Based on that, I will be adding RegFreeze to the rogue apps page. As it's not a clone of anything, it will also be listed on the orphans and outcasts page.

Best,

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2004 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

your wellcome eric i posted this on computer cops were i found Claire had posted this it looked suspect.
and thx for looking at this both of you.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 12:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

wawadave wrote:
your wellcome eric i posted this on computer cops were i found Claire had posted this it looked suspect.
and thx for looking at this both of you.


Greetings!

I do not understand, why RegFreeze have received negative responses. The program is young but is constantly improving. I am not connected at all to developers of viruses and spyware, i'm living in Russia and do not understand why it is a lack Sad

I hope that i can answer to all questions and convince you of the good intentions.

And sorry for my English, please.

SU, Dmitry. RegFreeze developer.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 4:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for posting it here dave, You or I will have to inform Claire she's provided a service to us all Mr. Green and as well contributed to the site she links so many people to Mr. Green

Radio, did you use alltools to find out what the domain was linked with (CWS)?

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Flamer,

I would stick around as I'm sure there will be plenty of questions from Eric and the gang.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 4:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flamer:

The complaints against RegFreeze are detailed in the several posts above yours. Specifically:

1. generates ridiculous false positives (Quicktime and PC Pitstop files identified as spyware).

2. dubious corp. associiations -- based on the other web sites hosted from the same IP address.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Flamer,

I would stick around as I'm sure there will be plenty of questions from Eric and the gang.


I shall answer to all questions with pleasure. I am simply surprised, why i have suddenly ranked as bad guy.

The program does not do anything bad, but absolutely on the contrary - helps to be protected from spyware.

In any case - i is not going to get in dispute about "RegFreeze and Flamer - bad guys".

Simply i ask - do not draw an hasty conclusions. Proofless negative statements which I have read in this theme, are looked very ugly. Crying or Very sad

For your information i'm in TOP20 of Russian Software Developer Network (www.rsdn.ru) developers community (nick - Flamer) and i would be not understood, if i started to distribute viruses and other piece of sh1t.

Thank for your attention. I wait the next tub of a dirty statements. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

eburger68 wrote:
Flamer:

The complaints against RegFreeze are detailed in the several posts above yours. Specifically:

1. generates ridiculous false positives (Quicktime and PC Pitstop files identified as spyware).

2. dubious corp. associiations -- based on the other web sites hosted from the same IP address.

Eric L. Howes


1. There are no programs without mistakes. Mistakes about Quicktime and PC Pitstop files will be fixed in next database update.

2. Why do you mean about "dubious corp. associations"? My small own company is registered in Russian Federation and his name in english translation sounds like "ActualResearch, Inc". Site hosting based on virtual hosting. Now it is not fashionable?

3. What i have made not so that to receive a nickname "dubious"? Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flamer:

Two questions:

1) How is that QuickTime and PC Pitstop files were targeted? How did those msitakes come about?

2) What is your relationship with the other sites hosted from the same IP address as yours?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

eburger68 wrote:
Flamer:

Two questions:

1) How is that QuickTime and PC Pitstop files were targeted? How did those msitakes come about?

2) What is your relationship with the other sites hosted from the same IP address as yours?

EricL. Howes


1. QuickTime and PC Pitstop now removed from database. Sorry for inconvenience. Please check for database updates. It is a mistake of the person which fills up a database.

2. I have no relationship with the other sites hosted in the same IP. My hosting provider provide virtual hosting for my site. It means that all hosted sites have one IP but different domain names. At present I have no enough money to buy dedicated hosting and static IP-address.

Sincerely your, Dmitry, RegFreeze developer.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 6:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flamer:

I was just taking a closer look at your two database files:

spyware.db
spyware.db.descr

The second one, which contains descriptions of various spyware/adware companies and programs, is extremely problematic. It is comprised almost entirely of material stolen from other sites, including:

pestpatrol.com
spywareguide.com
whirlywiryweb.com

There may be more. I simply did a few spot checks.

That alone is enough to blacklist your program. Stealing material from other web sites and companies to create your own program is completely unacceptable. Moreover, it does not inspire confidence in your program's overall reference database, as it indicates a habit of swiping other people's material and relying almost exclusively on the research performed by others, making your program entirely derivative.

Who is responsible for your program's reference database? How do they gather their information? Do they perform any original research of their own?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

eburger68 wrote:
Flamer:

I was just taking a closer look at your two database files:

spyware.db
spyware.db.descr

The second one, which contains descriptions of various spyware/adware companies and programs, is extremely problematic. It is comprised almost entirely of material stolen from other sites, including:
Eric L. Howes


Spyware descriptions are taken from open sources and links to source descriptions are provided. Why stolen? Spyware descriptions are given for the additional information to the user, no more.

I could notice, that I do not hide this information. I could cipher a file with descriptions. What for? I want, that it was convenient for users to receive all in one place.

I think, that I have acted incorrectly, having wanted to make as better.

I ask you what it is necessary to make, that the program met your requirements?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flamer:

Those descriptions are not "open source" and free for the taking. That is copyrighted material that you stole, and your lame explanations don't excuse that behavior.

Moreover, you've essentially confirmed what I suspected -- namely, that your program is largely derivative of the work of others.

Your progam will continue to be listed on the "Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware" page because your reference database is not trustworthy at all and does not appear to be the product of careful, original research.

If I were you, I would pull RegFreeze from your web site and stop offering it for download before the web sites whose material you stole contact their own attorneys as well as your hosting company.

Eric L. Howes


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flamer:

I've been doing more checking on that file. I'm finding that it also uses material lifted from:

doxdesk.com

I doubt any of these companies and individuals would approve of your use of their work.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 8:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eric, thanks for your participation. All spyware descriptions now removed from database. Only links to original descriptions sources are provided.

I want to notice, that only spyware descriptions were taken from open sources (that you there did not speak about their "closed" status - it is not so).

Database of spyware definitions is fully own work and gathered about 1 year by reverse engineering of spyware modules. And to write descriptions with my english language - to make people laughed. Laughing I'm software developer first, not a writer.

Also i want to notice that is english - not my native language, therefore I ask you to be more constrained in the statements concerning my explanations. You leave about yourselves unpleasant impression.

However, I have already understood your position. To throw mud always it is easier, than itself to make something useful. Thank you for criticism. And RegFreeze, I think, will develop and is farther despite of all your insinuations.

Sincerely your, Dmitry, RegFreeze developer.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 8:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flamer:

While I'm glad to hear that you have or will be removing the stolen material from RegFreeze, the rest of your comments do not add to your credibility in any way.

Please do not try to play "victim" with me. All of the charges against RegFreeze were made based on specific information, much of which turned out to be correct. Already you've had to correct some horrendous false positives and remove stolen material from your program. And while I am still looking into the issue of the IP address and the other sites that are hosted on that IP address, no reasonably minded person would have problems regarding the rest of your program as suspect based on what's already been discovered.

I will be re-downloading and re-testing RegFreeze over the next few weeks. If and when I see improvements, I may decide to de-list it from the Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware page. That decision will be based on actual observations of the program, its performance, and its database, not upon any misplaced or misguided attempt on your part to play the "victim" here at Spyware Warrior.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 9:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

eburger68 wrote:
Flamer:
Please do not try to play "victim" with me.
Eric L. Howes


Dear Eric! I do not play with you in a "victim" as you wrote. All of us make mistakes with good intentions, whether not so? I not exception, because my attitude to spyware - sharply negative. Once again I emphasize - I do not want to deceive somebody. Do not consider my post as the justification again at this time, but everything, than I was guided is a convenience to the user, finally.

I shall be very grateful to you if you will find a time to test RegFreeze again and describe the wishes and requests.

Thanks in advance.

Sincerely your, Dmitry, RegFreeze developer.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 11:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flamer, are you associated with the owner of Regfreeze.com ?
it is listed in the license.txt file.
Quote:
Copyright 2002-2004 ActualResearch, Inc. All rights reserved.
Internet: http://www.actualresearch.com, http://www.regfreeze.com
Email: contact@actualresearch.com


regfreeze.com has new registrant info, and a bunch of typos
also, when did Brooklyn start using the 607 exchange?
Quote:
Domain Name: REGFREEZE.COM

Registrant:
REGFREEZE
Crig Daniel ()
3rd Av Brooklin
New York
NY,11209
US
Tel. +607.4578962

Creation Date: 15-Mar-2004
Expiration Date: 15-Mar-2005

Domain servers in listed order:
dns1.web-studio.net
dns2.web-studio.net
dns3.web-studio.net
dns4.web-studio.net


Administrative Contact:
REGFREEZE
Crig Daniel ()
3rd Av Brooklin
New York
NY,11209
US
Tel. +607.4578962

Technical Contact:
REGFREEZE
Crig Daniel ()
3rd Av Brooklin
New York
NY,11209
US
Tel. +607.4578962

Billing Contact:
REGFREEZE
Crig Daniel ()
3rd Av Brooklin
New York
NY,11209
US
Tel. +607.4578962

Status:ACTIVE

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 11:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I,m not wondering where who or who has been sending me viruses with crude custom tittles. lol. now certain people are whatching!

have a very nice day!
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 1:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

radio wrote:
Flamer, are you associated with the owner of Regfreeze.com ?
it is listed in the license.txt file.
Quote:
Copyright 2002-2004 ActualResearch, Inc. All rights reserved.
Internet: http://www.actualresearch.com, http://www.regfreeze.com
Email: contact@actualresearch.com


regfreeze.com has new registrant info, and a bunch of typos
also, when did Brooklyn start using the 607 exchange?
Domain Name: REGFREEZE.COM


Greetings!

Why do you mean about "607 exchange"? I'm do not understand you. Regfreeze.com domain is registered by my business partner and i'm provided link to regfreeze.com (it promotion domain, no more) in license agreement and so on. Why this information is characterized as bad? Or you meant another? Regfreeze.com - it's promotion domain, directed for gathers some visits and to get some additional sales of RegFreeze.

Why registrant info it is so important to forget about the program?

Is fair to tell I have already lost the way in yours claims. I admit that you do not know that it is possible to charge the domain registration to the third partys. I shall not understand - than I was guilty, having ordered registration of the domain on the third party?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

the listed phone# is approximately 175miles(282km) from the address listed.


little details like that are suspicous... it makes it look like someone is trying to hide something


the area code(exchange) for Brooklyn in 718, 347, or 917(mobile#'s)
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

radio wrote:
the listed phone# is approximately 175miles(282km) from the address listed.


little details like that are suspicous... it makes it look like someone is trying to hide something


the area code(exchange) for Brooklyn in 718, 347, or 917(mobile#'s)


Many companies use foreign services, including services of telecommunication. It is not accepted for you? Laughing
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Forgive me if I digress-one tiny issue I encountered with a previous version of Spybot Search And Destroy-1.2,if memory serves-was the fact that the legitimate QuickTime Task running at boottime was *always* incorrectly flagged as the malicious Hijacker qttasks.exe (plural)...

Not that I'm casting aspersions,but hypothetically speaking,were an unknown third party to purloin an old Spybot database,we might see similar fps as described earlier in this thread.
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I don't see any similarities in definition to other bot killers. The only thing it found on my preliminary tests was SSD's replacement for What'sRelated.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sadiebee wrote:
Forgive me if I digress-one tiny issue I encountered with a previous version of Spybot Search And Destroy-1.2,if memory serves-was the fact that the legitimate QuickTime Task running at boottime was *always* incorrectly flagged as the malicious Hijacker qttasks.exe (plural)...

Not that I'm casting aspersions,but hypothetically speaking,were an unknown third party to purloin an old Spybot database,we might see similar fps as described earlier in this thread.


LOL. Laughing And the database format in RegFreeze is open, as against S&D. Can i give to you source codes of the RegFreeze? You want it? I shall not understand - to what all these unfounded accusations? Now I marked as thief of some database. Yes, I have stolen a database, president Bush and Hawaii.

Thank for attention. I do not want to continue topic in such tone - accusations, suspicions, attributing of all sins.

P.S. And can, it S&D has stolen database from me? Or from Symantec?

P.P.S. Interestingly what next portion of accusations?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

eburger68 wrote:
Flamer:

The complaints against RegFreeze are detailed in the several posts above yours. Specifically:

1. generates ridiculous false positives (Quicktime and PC Pitstop files identified as spyware).

2. dubious corp. associiations -- based on the other web sites hosted from the same IP address.

Eric L. Howes


Mikey,
My mistake-I must've mis-read this.I'm afraid I can only view images from the originating site,also.i can't view what I assume is a screenshot.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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P.S. And can, it S&D has stolen database from me? Or from Symantec?

As I usually stand on the sidelines and watch as the ones who are trying to shed light(Eric Howes, Suzi, webhelper, so forth)on those who rip off(see rogues list), I'd be willing to bet, both Spybot S&D and Symantec, can provide, in detail, how they came about to thier databases, and would do so willingly. Something I highly doubt you would be willing to do. Especially since Spybot and Symantec have been around a bit longer than your product.
Thus, it would stand to reason, your app, would be more likely to have a stolen database, not those.

I await responses from those more educated in these areas tho, as they will, as usual, make you look like the theif that you, or the company you represent apparantly are.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flamer, do you know why regfreeze.com is listed here:

hxxp://greg-search.com/bad.txt (change xx to tt)




sadiebee wrote:
Mikey,
My mistake-I must've mis-read this.I'm afraid I can only view images from the originating site,also.i can't view what I assume is a screenshot.


the screenshots:
http://radiosplace.com/stuff/regfreeze_pcpitstop.jpg
http://radiosplace.com/stuff/regfreeze_pcpitstop2.jpg
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks,radio.That was really good of you.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 11, 2004 8:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

eburger68 wrote:
Flamer:

Those descriptions are not "open source" and free for the taking. That is copyrighted material that you stole, and your lame explanations don't excuse that behavior.

If I were you, I would pull RegFreeze from your web site and stop offering it for download before the web sites whose material you stole contact their own attorneys as well as your hosting company.

Eric L. Howes


I can speak only as maintainer of spywareguide.com : Nobody gave anybody permission to use information from our site.

We already have copyrighted our content and are working with a lawyer on possibilities to handle these issues.
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xblock wrote:

I can speak only as maintainer of spywareguide.com : Nobody gave anybody permission to use information from our site.

We already have copyrighted our content and are working with a lawyer on possibilities to handle these issues.


RegFreeze does not contain any copyrighted material, except the few links to few sites.

If you have other questions - please contact to me at contact@actualresearch.com. Also i notice that the reverse engineering of RegFreeze database format is prohibited by law of many countries. RegFreeze as well as RegBlock contains some copyrighted content regarding development and format of our spyware database.

Also I shall notice what is not forbidden to using links to internet-resources in any program. Any questions?
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 11, 2004 9:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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We already have copyrighted our content and are working with a lawyer on possibilities to handle these issues.


RegFreeze does not contain any copyrighted material, except the few links to few sites.

Also I shall notice what is not forbidden to using links to internet-resources in any program. Any questions?[/quote]

- I only pointed out that nobody had right to use content from SpywareGuide.com
- Wheter or not you did/do, I will not judge on.
- You are free to link to any site (include ours) as much as you want

Flamer wrote:

Also i notice that the reverse engineering of RegFreeze database format is prohibited by law of many countries.


Hmmm... one of the previous posts said that the database was unencrypted? Anyhow, I did not look.

Flamer wrote:

RegFreeze as well as RegBlock contains some copyrighted content regarding development and format of our spyware database.


Whoops.... Is that a typo or you going to use "RegBlock" in commerce?

For the record: RegBlock is a registered mark by XBlock Systems.
It is used for one of our anti-spyware solutions, in use for years.

Further information:

http://www.regblock.com/

http://www.google.com/search?q=RegBlock



Other note:
It does some that you took some "inspiration" from the spywareguide site, like the "properties" lists, the dangerlevel, the category system, etc... Thank you. This is a very sincere form of flatery.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 11, 2004 10:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

xblock wrote:


Whoops.... Is that a typo or you going to use "RegBlock" in commerce?


I have specified RegBlock only for an example, you understand. Your login name has caused me the certain associations Smile)

xblock wrote:

It does some that you took some "inspiration" from the spywareguide site, like the "properties" lists, the dangerlevel, the category system, etc... Thank you. This is a very sincere form of flatery.


Yes, is a little. Before to spread the brief descriptions database (unfortunately, we had no time to write the detailed descriptions, and you saw, that it not descriptions, but so, something), we have seen many sites and have accepted some standard of material design.

Among other I want to express gratitude to the spywareguide.com for a push in the necessary direction Smile.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:56 am    Post subject: I hope you can reconsider your review Reply with quote

Hello,

I'm the french translator of RegFreeze (sorry for my bad english) and I know that Flamer does all its best in order to create a good anti-spyware program.

Some famous french websites (for ex. Clubic.com) have already selected RegFreeze as a good program and not as a dubious one.

If RegFreeze were dubious, I would not translate it! Maybe Flamer did some mistakes at the beginning (nobody is perfect), but Flamer is really a good person and Regfreeze is a truth anti-spyware program.

I hope that you can reconsider your review by removing it from rogue list.

PS: I own actualresearch.fr and live in France
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 9:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Feltz. I know you're not a representative of ActualResearch, but as you are ascociated with them, I do have one question: Do you feel that the accusations against them are unjust? What I mean by this is that the program actually does bring false positives that if removed could damage legit programs or damage the operating system. Also, what about ActualResearch's ascociation with CWS?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi,

I don't know if the accusations were just, but I think that these accusations are now unjust. I didn't know RegFreeze 1.1, but last releases (now 5.2) are really good.

I don't think that the program actually damage any legit program. And in a such case, I'm sure that Flamer will immediatly remove them. I actually have a lot of programs on my PC, I don't have any fasle-positive.

What's a CWS?

Thanks,
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Feltz:

You wrote:

feltz wrote:
I don't know if the accusations were just, but I think that these accusations are now unjust. I didn't know RegFreeze 1.1, but last releases (now 5.2) are really good.

I don't think that the program actually damage any legit program. And in a such case, I'm sure that Flamer will immediatly remove them. I actually have a lot of programs on my PC, I don't have any fasle-positive.


I just downloaded and tested RegFreeze 5.2. It has the SAME false positives that I reported directly to the vendor back in January -- over three months ago.

feltz wrote:
What's a CWS?


CoolWebSearch. Any person knowledgeable about adware and spyware issues would already know that.

RegFreeze will be staying on the Rogue/Suspect list.

Regards,

Eric L. Howes
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 12:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I just downloaded and tested RegFreeze 5.2. It has the SAME false positives that I reported directly to the vendor back in January -- over three months ago.


About which false positives do you talk? In previous posts I've seen that RegFreeze detected PC Pitstop and it was a mistake. But the author removed it. If you give me the false positives you mean, I'm sure that they'll immediatly be removed.

I guess that all anti-spywares programs have some false/positives. Is it a reason to list them in a rogue list? Mistakes are human.

But what is your definition of "rogue"? For me, a rogue software is a software which have hidden features, which has suspect behavior. I don't think it's the case with RegFreeze. And a lot of french users are happy with it.

I really hope that you can reconsider your opinion. The author of RegFreeze is really honest and tries to do a good job. I help him for french support. Of course, mistakes are possible. Then talk me about these false positives.

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CoolWebSearch. Any person knowledgeable about adware and spyware issues would already know that.


I'm sorry if i don't know all shortcuts. I know the name of CoolWebSearch, but I didn't know the abbreviation CWS. As said, i'm a translator, not a spyware expert. Sorry for my ignorance.

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Also, what about ActualResearch's ascociation with CWS?


Where do you see an association with CWS?

PS: RegFreeze is not the first program I've translated. I already (with the help of my girlfriend Catherine Viereck) translated a lot of softwares like UltraEdit, RoboForm, Xn View, BitZipper, etc.

Thanks,
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