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    Dangerous Downloads From Legit Websites

    Hello all ,
    I found this article and know that it will be of use to all...Dangerous Downloads Especially those of us who are always "Downloading Free Software" ...Regards Fred
    PlainFred

    None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free (J. W. Von Goethe)

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    It looks like we are all doomed...
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    Time prevents everything happening all at once...

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    I can see how this might be an issue, in many cases the download link can be so confused with site ads and other garbage links.
    An extra measure of patience and attention is needed along with an AV/AM scan of all downloaded software.

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    IE 9 is very good, actually the best according to some recent tests, advising about the trustworthiness of downloaded files. This would be a good reason to use it .

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    Can't be too careful these days it seems, although I don't get that page when searching for WinPatrol on cnetís Download.com. A search comes up with this one that has separate download links.

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