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Are computer error softwares worth it?


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Peptobismol165

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I realized my computer was REALLY slow. I tried to defrag it and I couldn't because of ChkDsk /F. I googled it and saw it was a form of error. I saw an ad on T.V advertising a computer error debuging software. (MyCleanPC.com) I tried it and I had 764 errors. To fix it I would have to pay $30. Like any 14 year old would I googled free versions and found instructions from MicroSoft on how to fix ALL my errors. I did that and my PC was faster AND ChkDsk /F. was gone. I go back to MyCleanPC.com and it still says i have 764 errors...is this a gimick for me to buy the software or the fact that Microsoft told me how to fix it I'm imagining my Pc is faster? HELP!!!
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Yes, MyCleanPC is a site that tries to scare people into buying their software.
Something we call "Scareware".

Did you install the program that they offered? Are you having more issues since you did?

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Olrik
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Pepto... : Thanks for posting the results of your experiment. I always was <suspicious> of all those fixit ads. Now I <know>. ..wdc
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Hey no problem. I should be thanking you. (and no I didn't install their product)
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