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  1. Bob D

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    Caveat: offer valid only for 24 hours.
     
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    WHOA - who can resist such an offer, TY! :argh:

    15 bucks for a lifetime license, is that correct?

    btw only about 4 hours to go ppl
     
  3. Bob D

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    No. $14.97 for a lifetime license :)
     
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    I didnt get an email though wich sucks, just a reg code
     
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    Bob D

    Thanks for the heads up, I was wanting to upgrade and this came at just the right time for me. Again, Thanks!

    John
     
  6. n8chavez

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    Bill does not send registration emails. I wish he would.
     
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    Is it just me or does WP have a very limited number of keys that is monitors?
     
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    Does WinPatrol have self termination protection?

    Edit: added "self"
     
  9. n8chavez

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    No it does not.
     
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    Thank you very much :).
     
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    And what happened if you check "Confirm exit when closing WinPatrol Monitor"?

    Gerard
     
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    Then you get this if you attemt to shut it down........
     

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    I know that ;)
    But do you get it when something else want to shut it down (not you)
     
  14. Bob D

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    I can kill the process in Process Explorer.
    WP exits without a sound / notification.
     
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    I have always thought of Winpatrol as primarily an information gathering tool Vs an anti-malware tool. If I wanted to rely on it more for real time protection then process termination protection would be important. I wonder if anyone has suggested this to the author?
     
  16. Bob D

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    Efficacy of their Infiltration Detection reported here: http://www.winpatrol.com/rid.html
    Note: Link is sponsored by WP author.

    I agree that the "information tool" aspect of WP is very illuminating. A valuable added bonus to the proggie.
     
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    Actually there is another little app by Bill called Task Catcher. Its aim is to constantly monitor the apps you selected (monitor for running or stopping). You can set TC to restart Winpatrol automatically in case of accidental shut down or just throwing up a window saying that Winpatrol is not running. Yes, it has not got a self protection either but not very many nasties have cared about WP and TC so far.
    (edit) Actually TC is what the author himself uses to avoid unintentional shut downs or start ups. For me it works great.
     
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    That's kind of how I look at it as well. I've always considered it a "PC Manager" type program, with some nice security features...but I use it mainly to basically manage my PC and keep it free of a bunch of unwanted startups (by disabling them, etc.), control how services are managed, quickly kill active tasks, look up unknown exe's and dll's, etc. I haven't used the "Delayed Start" feature, but it also seems like a nice feature, addition and touch.

    WP is a really good startup programs manager, and has some other very nice features as well. Anytime something wants to install itself as a startup program, or installs services, etc., it will immediately alert, and it's easy to then manage and control how the programs/services are treated.

    I would recommend WinPatrol based off of my experience with it. Nice program...and even the free version can serve a useful purpose. But half price for the paid version is VERY nice, even if it was just a one day deal. And while I haven't been alerted by WP as far as malware goes....that's probably because my AV has always caught and quarantined or deleted anything before it really ever became a threat.....
     
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    http://winpatrol.com/
    Happy Birthday Bill.
     
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    2 minutes left only when I made this post. :'(

    BillP's Birthday One Day 50% Off Sale

    0 Hours and 2 Minute(s) left to celebrate & save
     
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    The countdown re-start again after 12.00am!!! :eek: :D

    BillP's Birthday One Day 50% Off Sale

    23 Hours and 60 Minute(s) left to celebrate & save
     
  22. Bob D

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    Hmmm... I'm seeing 10 Hours and 52 Minutes @ 12:06 EST (GMT -4:00)
     
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    5 Hours and 49 Minute(s) left to celebrate & save (GMT +1)
     
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    Damn missed it again :mad:
     
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