Gator replacement

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by wingman411, Dec 16, 2003.

  1. wingman411

    wingman411 OSNN Senior Addict

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    I have a customer (I tutor on pc's) that loves Gator because she says it saves her time on filling in forms. I say don't use it. She just did a full reinstall so I told her to hold off on installing Gator until I can find a safe alternative. Is there one that is free or retail that will do the job for her?

    Tnanks
     
  2. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    I think Internet Explorer and Mozilla/Firebird have these features built in, have never used it though. Take a look in the Internet Options, its in there somewhere.

    Tell her that Gator sells that information to other companies and is probably the most unsafe thing she could possibly do.
     
  3. Alan

    Alan its only fun

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    try the google toolbar

    Features
    • Search the web with Google from any site
    • New! Eliminate pop-up ads *
    • New! Fill in forms with one click **
    • New! Link a weblog to the page you're visiting *
    • New! Restrict your search to pages located in a specific country *
    • Search just within the pages of a site
    • Highlight search terms on a page
    • Customize the layout of your toolbar

    more info here http://toolbar.google.com/

    HTH
    Alan
     
  4. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    not that i ever use anything like gator, but what about something like Roboform? Or is that loaded with spyware/adware too?
     
  5. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    AI roboform is absolutely THE best form filler out there. It saves individual sites info's as passcards and it also saves standard form info as identities.

    i.e. a passcard for a site would contain username/pw

    an identity stores fname, lname, phone number, email, etc

    you can have multiple identies for different users or for different type of forms you want to fill (i.e a junk identity I use with all my junk email accounts)

    Theres a freeware version you can try, but I've found this app so essential and useful that I got the pro version. No spyware or adware. There is integration with a lot of browsers out there (including my favorite myIE2)

    www.roboform.com
     
  6. Alan

    Alan its only fun

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    Tech tv gave robo form a good review and yes no spyware

    here

    It does have some limitations with the free version unless you want to fork out $30

    The google one however is free, but doesn't have a password manager

    Alan
     
  7. wingman411

    wingman411 OSNN Senior Addict

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    Thanks for all your help. I am going to recommend she use robo form.
     
  8. JJB6486

    JJB6486 Retired Mod Political User

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    Opera 7 (www.opera.com) includes personal information auto fill in.

    JJB
     
  9. tdinc

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