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Offline Cast

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Winpatrol and affiliated products?
« on: March 11, 2021, 11:06:45 PM »
So should we consider the winpatrol products abandonware since they havent had a update now in four years? I use the firewall and while it works it could definitely be improved upon.

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Re: Winpatrol and affiliated products?
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2021, 11:38:12 PM »
Well it somewhat dated, but still serves a function, in a program like this there aren't huge implications in still having it.  But as win10 moves on and on there are likely to be functions/areas that WinPatrol doesn't cover.

If you don't feel it meets your needs then look for an alternative.

The new owner brought out two new programs, which some considered should have been extensions of WinPatrol, but no money in that for those who had bought WinPatrol lifetime licences.
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Re: Winpatrol and affiliated products?
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2021, 03:45:28 AM »
I still run it on 2 systems. It still serves it's purpose IMO, and is very low on system resources

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Re: Winpatrol and affiliated products?
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2021, 05:41:14 PM »
No updates for years. 2017?
No website.
No technical support.
No word from the developer, Bret Lowry, with information regarding the future of Winpatrol.















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Re: Winpatrol and affiliated products?
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2021, 06:33:40 PM »
No updates for years. 2017?
No website.
No technical support.
No word from the developer, Bret Lowry, with information regarding the future of Winpatrol.

What future.   ;)

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Re: Winpatrol and affiliated products?
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2021, 11:08:32 PM »
No updates for years. 2017?
No website.
No technical support.
No word from the developer, Bret Lowry, with information regarding the future of Winpatrol.

What future.   ;)
It's an outdated and no longer supported program. I removed it years ago.
I was also one of the original users of this program. I even had a discount code that I was
able to offer those interested in the paid program. But, that was though the Original Owner.

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Re: Winpatrol and affiliated products?
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2021, 02:30:03 AM »
Do any of you have an alternative to WinPatrol?

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Re: Winpatrol and affiliated products?
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2021, 01:47:02 PM »
Do any of you have an alternative to WinPatrol?
There isn't any one program that duplicates all the functions included in WinPatrol
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