Kerish Doctor 2018 v4.70 released

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  1. roger_m

    roger_m Registered Member

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    http://www.kerish.org/en/content.php?item=version_history
    I won't upload screenshots, as the user interface, is identical to previous releases.
     
  2. bellgamin

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    The silence is deafening. I wonder why >100 folks have read this thread but no one, other than OP, has made any comments. I visited the website & read how great they say their stuff is BUT...

    Who needs it? Does anyone here use it?
     
  3. Baldrick

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    I do...and it does work very well indeed. Not at all overblown like some of the better known apps in this area. I would recommend that people try it...they may well be surprised. ;)
     
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    I demoed Kerish several months ago. It looked a LOT better than several other well-know apps, as echoed by Baldrick.
     
  5. roger_m

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    My experience with it, is that is does a very good job of cleaning and speeding up Windows. It is safe to use, as it won't delete any needed files or registry keys.

    If you use it in real-time mode, it runs in the background and scans for problems with your system. I was running it in real-time mode, briefly after updating the new version and it informed me that two programs on my system had critical vulnerabilities and gave me the option to download the latest versions of them. A few years ago, when I ran some cleaning software, I have on idea why, but the cleaning software started deleting needed system files. Kerish alerted me about this and restored some of the deleted files. It was not enough to save my system, as it wouldn't boot when I restarted, but at least it tried to save my system. Another example of Kerish finding and fixing problems, was once when I uninstalled a security suite, Kerish Doctor, told me than Windows Firewall wasn't working properly and offered to repair it.

    However, I usually don't have real-time mode enabled, as it uses some processor time.
     
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    Well, I just found the thread and I checked and I am up-to-date on all 5 computers.
    Yes, I like the program very much and intend to keep using it.
    One license is for two years and the other is for one.
     
  7. bellgamin

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    Hmmm... isn't it just another Ccleaner wanna-be? Besides, it sounds like it has to run real-time to really be worth its salt. I rather have clean-up/fix-it apps that do their job on-demand.

    I am being a little argumentative, but not to be nasty. I actually want to be shot down in flames because... I am always on the lookout for an app that really does what Dr. Kerish purports to do. Who isn't?
     
  8. roger_m

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    It does a lot more than CCleaner and does not have to be run in real-time. I ran in real-time mode, very briefly after updating to new version, but soon switched back to running it manually.
     
  9. mekelek

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    cause it's an old ass software that is a snake oil
    nobody needs this.

    oh and the occasional random BSOD it's causing, splendid
     
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    Well, it is good to have all views.

    But never had a BSOD due to running it...on the contrary, like mood stated, it has notified me of issues and then in most cases fixed them. It can be run on demand or set to run automatically...or shades inbetween (it is down to the user's choice).

    As for being snake oil...well, either one believes that or one has a more pragmatic view of life. Granted there are many apps that are what I would call dubious in terms of their ckaims & what they actually deliver...but in my experience (I have been trying out many such apps over many years, including the major ones) & in my humble opinion, Kerish Doctor is a very useful app, and does a good job.

    bellgamin, take the trial and try for yourself...I am certain you will not be disappointed.

    Regards, Baldrick
     
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    could have been incompatibilites with some software I have but i'm 100% sure it was the cause cause after uninstalling the BSODs were gone.
    those "issues" that you were warned of, are simple common things or things that you will never actually experience
    it's eating your resources and making up stuff to look useful.
     
  12. roger_m

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    I've also never seen a BSOD from Kerish. If you'd actually used it, you would know that Kerish Doctor, does not make stuff up. It only reports about legitimate problems. For example, it alerted me, when a privacy cleaning app, started deleting needed system files.
     
  13. mekelek

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    i guess you do need the software, it's i. proofing in your case
     
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    Count me as another user of Kerish Doctor and a fan. I install it on every computer in my house; including my wife's and my children's. I've never had it create a problem or issue. It has actually fixed issues that I've had. For me, it is one of the essential programs that I install along with an AV, Sandboxie, and VoodooShield.
     
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    Well, if you say that then you really have never run it for any reasonable time. It is way lighter than most of the 'competition'. Below is it running on my system with all 5 of the detection modules switched on:
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    Very little drag on resources for what it is actually doing.
     
  16. TonyW

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    What I'm curious about is the effectiveness of a program like Kerish. For example, if you wish to remove cache and temporary files but then run something like CCleaner afterwards, it invariably finds similar or more stuff. If Kerish is supposed to be all you need, how come the likes of CCleaner finds additional debris? Am I missing something?
     
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    I sent Kerish support an email, asking if Kerish Doctor can do anything about the crap going on with Win10 because of M$ forcibly shoving their changes up Win10's OS. The reply was, in effect, "No but we're working on it." To which I can only say...

    Oi vey!!!
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    May those that love us, love us.
    And those that don't love us,
    May God turn their hearts.
    And if He doesn't turn their hearts,
    May He turn their ankles
    So we will know them by their limping.
     
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  19. Baldrick

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    Hi TonyW

    I have yet to find any app that excels in 100% of allof the areas that it covers...they all have their strong points (and I remember a while back when CC was considered by some to be a tad too aggresive).

    I have run CC on a system and then run Wise365 only to find it report 'stuff' that CC had not picked up (and I have enhanced CC with CCEnhancer).

    So you are not missing something...CC does what it does well, but it does not do everything that Kerish Doctor does...so if you are just looking for an app to clear garabage I would stick with CC.

    Regards, Baldrick
     
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    Thank you @Baldrick for your reply and helpful comments. It is indeed something to think about and I take the point one should consider their specific needs.
     
  21. garry35

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    does kerish doctor replace antivirus
     
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    Not at all.
     
  23. roger_m

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    No, it can not replace antivirus software and is not designed to do so. It includes malware scanning, but it has very limited detection rates.
     
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    I'm with you on this one. I'm sure that Kerish is pretty good in what it does, but I don't think it's needed.
     
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    I am still considering Dr. Kerish, but I am reluctant to run it real time. Is it worth the money if I run it solely on-demand?
     
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