Messenger Plus 3

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Sinster, Oct 18, 2004.

  1. Sinster

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  3. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    Its not recommended to use 3rd party removal tools. Patchou, the creator, has always been totally upfront and honest with regards to the sponsor program, so there's no reason not to believe him.
     
  4. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

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    I do agree with you, Patchou's always been honest about it.
    Thank you Patchou for your work ;)
     
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    Thanks,

    I finally removed it. I just had to reinstall and uninstall it again.
     
  6. yoyo

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    Khayman, you don't seriously believe lop.com is a "harmless piece of software"? It is classified as a trojan.

    http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/data/messenger_plus.htm

    http://www.spywarewarrior.com/viewtopic.php?t=2413
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    "For anyone who thinks that just because PACIULLO CYRIL the creator of MSPLUS is affiliated with lop.com in the install of their hijacking adware/malware, I got a hot flash for you all. He is more than just using them as an affiliate, he is a legal corporate partner with lop.com. THAT MEANS HE IS ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT ALL THEY DO!

    Secure Software Inc. when I last checked the Florida state corporation database listed only Alex Shamash and his parnter Jason Lucas But as of today it has a third partner listed. Want to take a guess?

    PACIULLO CYRIL "
     
  7. chastity

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    Well weather or not lop.com is harmless or not is not the point. the point is if people took an extra few seconds when installing it they would opt out of installing the sponser which gets rid of most of the nasties that the sponser installs. However so agree that PACIULLO CYRIL should get some money from the hardwork he puts into msgplus.

    Interesting reading though
     
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  8. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    Why is everyone so defensive of Messenger Plus? I wouldn't use it strictly because he bundles it with Spyware. If he wants money for his app, don't bundle it with spyware, charge for it.
     
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    valid point j79zlr but what if he doesn't want to charge people to use it but can't do work on it while having a real job?
     
  10. Kr0m

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    This is a neat program but even with the option to not install the 'sponsorware' I'm still a little suspicious of it.
    I just recently installed it for Messenger 7 and outpost's component monitor keeps complaining of changes on each program I open since the msgplus! install, the details always lead back to a msgplus file... What's the reasoning for this? Msgplus watching for Messenger to load or something?
     
  11. yea that's all there is too it, lol you should've seen what happened to me in august when i installed it i went nuts i tried every single little thing to get rid of the toolbar, adaware spybot nav regscrub/seeker manual deletion, in the end the person who knew nothing about computers, she jsut said it's msn plus just reinstalled it i almost blew up it was pretty funny
     
  12. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    If you choose the option to not install the sponsorware then you have nothing to worry about. We always had the lastest installed but now we've changed to skype :up:
     
  13. Kr0m

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    I always choose not to install the sponsorware. There's still something with MsgPlus! that affects other programs in some way or Outpost's component control wouldn't keep giving me the warnings when I open various programs.
     
  14. Evil Marge

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    I've never had any problems with it so I don't know what to tell you :)
     
  15. Kr0m

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    Hehe...
    Tell me why Outpost's component control keeps giving me alerts about msgplus!!

    :) :)
     
  16. Evil Marge

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    How on earth do I know :rolleyes: As I said we don't use messenger now anyway :p
     
  17. Kr0m

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    lol...