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Offline Chim

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Re: SlimDrivers ... Legit & Good?
« Reply #15 on: May 07, 2014, 02:06:25 AM »
So it wasn't just my imagination.
I installed Advanced System Care about 3 or 4 weeks ago since I had somewhat gathered (I believe on MajorGeeks) that it was very good.  Well, I kid you not, I don't think it was in my system longer than about 15 minutes before I uninstalled it.  I just got a bad feeling about it.
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Re: SlimDrivers ... Legit & Good?
« Reply #16 on: May 07, 2014, 02:30:13 AM »
Background info on IOBit

http://blogs.computerworld.com/15026/iobit_accused_of_stealing_from_malwarebytes

And that is why I don't use there products :)
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Re: SlimDrivers ... Legit & Good?
« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2014, 08:46:50 AM »
Only products from iObit that are actually good are DriverBooster and Uninstaller.
Everything else is "dodgy".

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Re: SlimDrivers ... Legit & Good?
« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2014, 11:44:18 AM »
Background info on IOBit

http://blogs.computerworld.com/15026/iobit_accused_of_stealing_from_malwarebytes

And that is why I don't use there products :)
I'm certainly not endorsing their past practices but,

this has nothing to do with a product that updates your drivers and actually does that job
better than other products.

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Re: SlimDrivers ... Legit & Good?
« Reply #19 on: May 08, 2014, 12:46:00 AM »
My personal and very recent experience.
I was not able to apply Windows 8.1 Update 1.
Then I format, reinstall Windows and install all the updates.
Not a single driver was missed and, believe me, my notebook is clean and fast, without that huge quantity of Intel, AMD, wifi and network, chipset, bla bla bla... drivers.
Man I'm VERY happy :)
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Re: SlimDrivers ... Legit & Good?
« Reply #20 on: September 03, 2018, 04:44:07 AM »
Stay far away from this program, after a scan in malware bytes, u can clearly see that over 500 threats was found after installing drivers with this software. Screenshot of proof is attached in the diagnostic files "mbam" of this post.




 


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Re: SlimDrivers ... Legit & Good?
« Reply #21 on: September 03, 2018, 07:34:44 AM »
TK7,

Welcome to the forums,

Seeing as to how detections all seem to be PUP's (Possibly Unwanted Program) this not something antivirus programs classify as malicious, but something that might be desirable for one user and not another. 

Topic is old, first post was March 29, 2011.

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