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Wild Tangent [RESOLVED]


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I have a friend who asked me to clean their computer of spyware, etc. I did and now they cannot play a game they downloaded and paid for called Crystal Maze. Researching it, I found that the game was made by Wild Tangent and I removed the Wild Tangent hooks with Hjack This, Spybot and Ad Aware. I have looked at Wild Tangent's privacy policy and it looks like they only collect aggregate type of information, no personal information. Can anyone speak about this? How bad a threat is this? Thanks.
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Hi janwilson1 and welcome to GeeksToGo!

Anything that gathers information about the user is my book is considered spyware. Is WildTangent a major threat, no it isn't.

hope that helps.

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Thanks very much. I am new at this, but the more I learn, the more I agree with you. Not a big threat, but still spyware.
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You should consider joining our school. Its free and down at your own pace ;)

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How do I find out about that?
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Click on that link i provided above :tazz:



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I am interested in learning more. Thanks.
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :tazz:

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