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This highly touted miracle program to supposidly fix all ills of your PC is not as advertised according to the following. I am not the author but I thought it was worth passing on as I believe what is spelled out here. If I am wrong please accept my apologies.

 

ASSESMENT OF THE PROGRAM FINALLY FAST

 

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No, it's essentially a scam. You can find everything you need to fix all the crap they claim to fix for free elsewhere.

 

Edit: Just tested it for myself. This site actually INSTALLS malware and spyware on your computer to give you a false positive.

 

File name: C:\WINDOWS\system32\SysRc0fb.rra

Malware Name: Win32:Rootkit-gen [Rtk]

Malware Type: Rootkit

 

It also installs a 'SystemRestore.dll' under the system32 folder which contains the same rootkit.

 

Upon further research, which subjected me to said rootkit, so be grateful, the pc speedscan considers unused file extentions and old registry keys to be 'severe' errors. Typical scaremongering. I had 40 errors, most of which were probably true because I hadn't run CCleaner in a while.

 

Their internet scanner has a 'score' based out of a percentage for certain settings on your wireless card which are actually optimized by default most of the time. Of course, I scored 0%. I'd love to know how they determine a percentile from "Automatic Discovery" or "Black Hole Detection" which aren't existing settings on my wireless card or router, so I'm not sure what they're supposed to be. TTL is another option, which has absolutely nothing to do with connection speed, rather it's a number assigned to a packet of information that determines how long it can be out on the internet before the computer holding it is instructed to just toss it. The only REAL options seem to be RWIN and MTU, which again I somehow scored 0% on even though they're set on the password protected router.

 

PC Scan and Sweep is apparently part 2 of their CCleaner replacement. I had less than 20 mb worth of files that it considered 'clutter'. Strangely its recycle bin scanner doesn't seem to work, as it told me I have no clutter there, and I have well over 1000 MB of porn in my recycle bin at any given time.

 

For some reason, Spyware Striker is the only program that asks me to restart. More to come after I reboot. (I am a computer tech, so I can probably fix any damage fairly quickly)

 

Interesting. Spyware Striker just flat out doesn't seem to work, even with all my defenses down. It keeps claiming some files were missing, even though I made sure the rootkits were installed.

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Spyware Striker, is a Rogue program that does install malware. This is one of those that will gladly tell you that your machine is infected and take your money to clean it. It is part of the Vundo, Smitfraud, rootkit rendering gang.

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Interesting, I've seen it advertised on the TV several times.

 

I contacted my local news station (myfoxdfw.com here in Dallas) to see if they'd check it out.

 

I was wondering if you might be able to check into this program for myself as well as other viewers. I've seen the ads on TV but I couldn't tell you which channel it was that I saw them on(was local here in Dallas).

 

I came across this post on forums.pcpitstop.com about it containing a virus and it'd be cool if you could use your resources to confirm or debunk it and if confirmed WARN viewers about it.

 

Here's the pcpitstop link:

http://forums.pcpitstop.com/index.php?s=&a...t&p=1547046

 

...and here's the link for said program.

http://www.finallyfast.com/

Thanks,

Bryan Lancaster

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I tell you what, these ppl have some titanium nads to be advertising on television and "selling" malware.

Who do the general public report stuff like this to? I know if I see the ad again on tv, I'm emailing the link to this page to them. I doubt they'd like their name tied to stuff like this.

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That just goes to show you how much money there is to be made in malware. :angry: They have the money to advertise anywhere they like, and as much as they like, mess up as many PCs as they like, with money left over to have fun with. I'm in the Dallas area.......you say it's on one of the local channels? I don't do TV, but I'd be interested to see this ad.

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That just goes to show you how much money there is to be made in malware. :angry: They have the money to advertise anywhere they like, and as much as they like, mess up as many PCs as they like, with money left over to have fun with. I'm in the Dallas area.......you say it's on one of the local channels? I don't do TV, but I'd be interested to see this ad.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In9jCKDcaf0

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That just goes to show you how much money there is to be made in malware. :angry: They have the money to advertise anywhere they like, and as much as they like, mess up as many PCs as they like, with money left over to have fun with. I'm in the Dallas area.......you say it's on one of the local channels? I don't do TV, but I'd be interested to see this ad.

 

I believe it was 5 or 11 but I'm not positive.

 

That's it!

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I notice someone called it a rougue program.Could someone help me on this one. I downloaded a program called Error Doctor while back. To be honest I got it from a torrent with a crack.

 

I had a mmassive problem with a mix up between my C drive and D drive and haad triedeverything else including norton utilities. Nothing worked until I ran ED and it fixed it 100% in a matter of 2 minutes.

 

Then I read it's a rogue program and the makers set it up so it finds lots of errors toencourage people to buy it.

 

I recently tried to update it and NOD32 kicked its butt right out of there.

 

Obviously I can turn off Nod32 and install it but am I in any danger if I do ?

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I recently tried to update it and NOD32 kicked its butt right out of there.

 

I would say with good reason,

 

http://www.2-spyware.com/remove-error-doctor.html

 

and if you scroll to the bottom of the page Malwarebytes and Windows Defender will remove it as well.

 

Obviously I can turn off Nod32 and install it but am I in any danger if I do ?

Maybe you should just let NOD32 do its thing.

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In an email response from Acsentive about finallyfast.com...... :laughing:

 

Dear ********@hotmail.com, I apologize for any errors you have received regarding our software being a virus / adware / malware / or spyware. Our software, if downloaded from our servers, are guaranteed 100% virus / adware / malware / or spyware free. In order for a program to contain a virus / adware / malware / or spyware, it must be compiled at the time the install file is created. It can not be added afterward. Our software is scanned for viruses, spyware, malware, and adware prior to releasing to the public using up to date detection software which is checked for updates every 5 minutes and any updates found are applied immediately. Further, our web servers are scanned 24 hours a day for viruses and any other malicious files. If one of our programs contained a one of these files, all of our customers would also have installed the same virus / adware / malware / or spyware, which we can assure you has not occurred. We are not sure why your software is showing that our program or any component of our software is or contains a malicious file, however, we can 100% guarantee that our software does not contain any virus / adware / malware / or spyware. Best Regards, Patrick P.Customer Support TeamAscentive LLCwww.Ascentive.com

----- Original Message ----- GENERAL FEEDBACK Email sent on Wed, Nov 26, 2008 11:57:53 PM *********@hotmail.comContact number: Satisfaction Rating: No RatingName: (Ascentive may use both my name and letter.) http://forums.pcpitstop.com/index.php?show...=162670&hl= and why does MacAfee site advisor flag yall for dangerous downloads?http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=ascentive.com&ei=utf-8&fr=chr-iobit

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Our software, if downloaded from our servers, are guaranteed 100% virus / adware / malware / or spyware free.

Yeah right, that's why Malwarebytes does this,

 

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If you install their garbage. :cr@sh:

 

P.S. In case anyone is wondering, I installed it on XP running in a VM.

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It just blows my mind that the TV stations advertise that crap but none of the legitimate software (Optimize...) and don't research it first. They got their money and that's all they're worried about. :(:angry:

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How do companies like this stay in business? Would reporting them to say the FTC... do any good?

 

I just got off the phone w/ the FTC and they took/made a report to investigate them. We'll see what happens.

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call up microsoft to tell em sombody is using their name,

 

if u guys watch tv add cerfuly, it says its for PC puters ony,next thing u know the guy is using a Mac,isnt that funny :clap:

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