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Old 04-21-2017, 04:08 PM
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Lols mcafee is a piece of shit software.
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Old 04-21-2017, 05:44 PM
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I guess I really should have defined "personal information"

They're not stealing from your bank or paypal or spreading your personal porn collection around.

It doesn't even run until you tell it to run.
its a pretty decent multi-use thing to make sure they can police the server properly. pulling process and file headers can give you a good amount of info without getting "personal" or whatever your definition is. example open your email, look at your header up top. I bet the header has your email listed. same goes for paypal.

Everyone trusts it because p99 is actually a legit non profit and its run by mature adults. Its not some russian basement dweller.
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Old 04-21-2017, 11:40 PM
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Also, why didn't anyone link this: https://www.project1999.com/forums/s...d.php?t=164472
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Old 04-22-2017, 03:33 AM
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The sticky is more like cable news, an answer for the masses. This guy wanted a little more rundown on it as it tends to happen with skeptics.

The thread you linked is a half right though, most header/process scanners/checksum features will not test positive in an anti-virus as long as its part of a legitimate program. SOE used to have a scanner back in 99-2001ish but it lasted maybe a few weeks before people asked them to shut it down, they sent out a press release that they were removing it. My point being, SOE's scanner never tested positive.

But I'll agree to disagree on it being a misflagging. No reason to trash good software as a part of towing the company line, no offense to anyone intended.
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Old 04-22-2017, 08:24 PM
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The OP wasn't a matter of trusting P99 or not, just to clarify - he thought his dsetup.dll was legitimately infected by some kind of virus, and was wondering if he could just do away with the file altogether. He didn't think like, P99 *put* the virus there maliciously or something.
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Old 04-23-2017, 12:58 AM
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Your antivirus just found p1999's snooping code.
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