Talk:EAcceleration

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Is the main article page being modifed by eAcceleration corp employees? The IP address of a favorable article comes from Washington state. Caveat lector.

spywarewarrior note[edit]

http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm#ss_note Can anyone manage to somehow squeeze that information into the article without any copy violations?

most likely not. Thejedi 18:51, 25 January 2007 (UTC)thejedi

Original research? Yes..[edit]

But this seriously fucked up one PC at work. It messed with all the access rights to the point where NOBODY could run any programs, even after the software was removed.

Maybe something should be added about this if anyone else has had the same problem. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 195.14.65.157 (talk) 09:24, 14 May 2007 (UTC).

Personal experience - include?[edit]

I was working with my grandmother's computer one time (I believe it was in summer of 2007), and I decided to run a spyware scan with Spybot - Search and Destroy. She asks me to do this quite often, since her computer-literate days were back in the time of punch cards.

What I found is that each of the eAcceleration (StopSign, whatever the name of their product is) files and folders is flagged by Spybot S&D as dangerous. The output did not say whether it was spyware, adware (which isn't usually harmful), or another form of malware, unfortunately.

I went to the Add/Remove Programs panel in the Windows XP Control Panel to uninstall it, but eAcceleration was not listed. I opened up Windows Explorer to go to the program folder and open the uninstall manually.

Guess what? There was no uninstall program.

I made the threat exit (using its own exit command), then used Spybot S&D to remove the files. One of the DLLs was in use and could not be removed. I can't remember if I have ever managed to get rid of it or not. (This is why I hate the NT line of Windows products, there isn't a DOS mode for when the GUI won't work.)

I did not take any screenshots at the time, nor do I wish to install it on a dummy computer just to take one. I feel that people should be made aware of the lack of an uninstall program, but as of now I have not found a trustworthy website that mentions this to cite as a reference.

Include without finding a website to reference, wait until one can be found, or do not include at all?