WinPrivacy 2015.1.575

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  1. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    What’s new in 2015.1.575 (posted May 16th)

    * Fixed bug that resulted in installation of drives to fail on some computers.
    * Fixed bug that resulted in removal of flash cookies not to work properly on some computers.
    * Fixed bug that resulted in blocking of canvas fingerprinting to fail sometimes.
    * Updated Documentation URL’s in WinPrivacy Explorer.
    * Updated to better support installation on non-system drive on Windows XP.

    www.winpatrol.com/winprivacy/

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  2. Rasheed187

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    Are people really into this, what's the verdict?
     
  3. TomAZ

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    I tried installing it one time just recently on XP, but received some sort of error message about the "Service" not installing properly, so I gave up.
     
  4. fblais

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    Uninstalled here.
    I had some problem connecting to my router for administration purposes, and Bret couldn't find the problem.
    All in all, I saw no real use for this program, in my case.
    But I still use Winpatrol.
     
  5. Triple Helix

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    I like it as it's like an Outbound Firewall and works great on Win 8.1 Pro x64 you get a Pop-Up for every process that's wants out.

    Daniel :)

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  6. Rasheed187

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    This is indeed something that I'm still looking for. But IMO WinPrivacy is a bit too expensive. The GUI doesn't look too bad though.
     
  7. Triple Helix

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    I got it when it was on sale in March for the Family Pack Lifetime at $11.99US
     
  8. ProTruckDriver

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    Same here. :thumb: Family Pack Lifetime on both WinPatrol & WinPrivacy. I haven't activated the WinPrivacy code yet.
     
  9. Baldrick

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    Did you notice the "Use Coupon Code: “spring” to get 35% off your entire purchase" just below the explanation of the pricing. Have checked it out and it is valid.

    Regards, Baldrick
     
  10. Rasheed187

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    I will probably buy SpyShelter, which offers a lifetime license for about 60 bucks.
     
  11. Emetic

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    I bought WinPrivacy on the no brainer deal (being a WinPatrol Plus user).

    I found it ate my disk like a pacman.

    I emailed the good man that wrote the software. He did not reply. There was a note saying: if at first you do not succeed, then email me again.

    I haven't had the time to do that, so I'll give them the benefit of the doubt.

    It really made my disk go mad. I had to fire up Resource Manager to see what it was up to. It was reading and writing like a madman.

    I uninstalled it at the end.

    I'm sure it will get sorted out. It was a great piece of software. Told me about all kinds of innocent websites that are using canvas fingerprinting to identify and track me. Dirty buggers.

    I love WinPatrol and look forward to this little glitch being sorted out.
     
  12. Rasheed187

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    This doesn't sound too good, thanks for the report.
     
  13. haakon

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    I ran WinPrivacy Plus for a couple of months and didn't run into any disk eating or maddening. No disk issues whatsoever. Sounds good? OK.

    I don't run Flash so the cookies module is one feature I have no need for and there are other ways to combat Canvas.

    What I did not like was the inability to select which network connections are monitored for History. It didn't take too long for my browser and RSS apps to quickly rack up 10's of thousands of logged connections where all I want to History is svchost.exe and a few other System stuff, AV updaters and the like.

    I expressed the need to the developer for the Settings option to toggle History by application and if that arrives I will give it another try. Because WinPrivacy is otherwise a really useful utility.