This is a thread I start not to discuss about features, stability but about marketing. I see, the representatives of Prevx1 , touting prevx1r as a 'free' solution, a successor to Prevx Home, but I urge people to read this from their webpage if they haven't yet. So in effect the 'free' version is a beta. And will always be a beta version of the 'real' version Prevx1. This is unlike the case of PrevX Home vers Pro where both are stable 'final' products in their own right. The defintion of 'freeware' is one that is debatable but from the point of view of Not recommending products that are beta to less experienced friends and family, it seems that the right thing to do is to not call Prevx1R freeware. Or at the very least make sure the person you are recommending it, is aware that "there is a risk. Prevx1R should not be considered or compared with a saleable product. " Of course for most people in this forum who are skilled users with backups etc this isn't a very big concern. But the people you are recomending it to probably will be less capable of fending for themselves. Please note: I'm not calling for the debate on the term freeware. Or deploring the marketing strategy of the company in question, this strategy of offering free beta while rare, isn't uncompletely unheard of. My own limited testing shows Prevx1R to be pretty stable, I managed to BSOD it twice (once running icesword which seems to conflict) . But it appears to be common to the 'real' Prevx1 too.