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Internet Cleanup5.1.1

27 October 2009

Remove spyware, kill pop-ups and protect online privacy.

Overview

Internet Cleanup is a utility that cleans up cleans up Internet preferences and files left behind that may have sensitive data in them. It also has the following features:

Protect Your Personal Information
Stop your personal information from being transmitted over the Internet. You choose what information you want protected, and only a password can unlock it. If you are tricked onto a non-secure Web page, Internet Cleanup's Personal Info Protector will prevent any of that protected info from populating any forms.

Detect and Eliminate Spyware
Surveillance programs watch your every move. Don't let someone record what you type, track where you go, or take snapshots of your screen. Internet Cleanup 4's enhanced Network SpyAlert™ makes it even easier to stop programs from making secret online connections and stop spam emails from reporting back home.

Now Selectively Block FLASH Ads
Pop-ups are distracting and annoying. Banner ads can slow down your surfing to a crawl. Netblockade™ will filter ads selectively or turn them off entirely, block pop-ups and pop-unders, and even block Flash ads! NetBlockade supports all major browsers, including Safari, Firefox, and IE.

Sort and Toss Unwelcome Email Attachments
Strip unwanted attachments from Apple Mail, Entourage, and Eudora emails without deleting the text message they arrived with, automatically! With the SmartRules™, you can sort through thousands of email for particular attachments, then delete, move, or archive them!

Cover Your Online Tracks
Wield total control over third party Web cookies, or let Internet Cleanup's enhanced and automated cookie management handle the cleanup tasks for you. Erase Web browser histories and cache files, erase Instant Messenger chat logs, and more.

Stop Web Sites from Watching You
Browsers store the Web pages you visit! Anyone can easily examine your Web browser's cache, cookies, and history of sites visited! Internet Cleanup 4 supports more browsers than ever before!

Make Sure Those Files are Truly Gone
Tossing private or confidential files in the trash doesn't prevent them from being recovered. Even emptying the trash won't protect you from prying eyes. Shred those Files! Secure Delete™ ensures your files will be permanently overwritten and completely unrecoverable.

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Version 5.1.1: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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75 Reviews of Internet Cleanup

8oo8
05 February 2007
Version: 4.0

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Whoa! This thing is a disaster. I installed it (version 4.0) and restarted my Mac as required, and my Mac had a fit! Took forever to start up, then was balky, spastic and unresponsive. And my Airport connection kept cutting out. I then trashed this hideous monster as fast as I could! And I had to reconfigure my Airport connection, too. Everything was running smoothly until I installed this piece of ****. I have been using Internet Cleanup since the first version....it was always fairly buggy, but this version, version 4.0, is just horrible! I must say, I have a very low opinion of Internet Cleanup's developers. They never have been able to get their act together.
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lacwbo
29 August 2009
Version: 5.0
Beware, this application has not been updated to be compatible with OS X 10.6, Snow Leopard. For as long as Apple has had copies for developers, it's incredible that this Vendor has not seen fit to upgrade this application.
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Larkw
26 July 2008
Version: 5.0
I run Mac OS 10.4.11 on a mini, and have installed and reinstalled IC5.0 many times. The product continually flashes a warning saying "Processes are not working". Their website claims that only users that log in w/o admin accounts get this error message, which is a total fabrication. Internet Cleanup 5.0 does not work. To Smith Micro's credit they will refund purchases. Sad since it would be nice if the program functioned. Don't buy the product. You'll be very disappointed
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Syharris
22 May 2008
Version: 5.0
I've used Internet Cleanup over the years through several versions (first Aladdin owned it, then Allume and now Smith-Micro) but eventually abandoned it in disgust due to endless problems with it. When IC 5.0 became available, I decided to give it another try thinking, "maybe Smith-Micro finally got Internet Cleanup together".......one could hope, no? Alas, no joy...sigh. Internet Cleanup 5.0 caused my Mac to freeze, again and again; so I trashed the diabolical thing and requested my money back, which, to Smith-Micro's credit, was granted promptly and without issue.
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Appeltjevoor-Dedorst
14 April 2008
Version: 5.0
help me !! i just installed internet cleanup 5 on my recently bought mini mac and after strating it up it takes forever...(45 min) to start teh MAC again...it starts out with a apple sign but after awhile it changes into a (sort of) stop sign....should i keepit running (i already tried to reboot) what can i do... is this software trustwurthy? how can I undo this software download if my screen doesnt come up...its still in STOP (sign)mode please help ! steven
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Tee123
14 April 2008
Version: 5.0
Help! i have the same pop up problem... I've followed the step-by-step instruction which seems to work for most of the users, however I couldn't locate the files contains 'aladdinsys' and the 'allume'..the pop up still goes on and getting on my nerves.. just to avoid seeing the pop ups, I use the Mac space function and work in other spaces...
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Uh-huh
29 May 2007
Version: 4.0
Hunk of crap. I can NOT get this Netblockade off my mac. Furious with this developer!
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Sgageby
05 March 2007
Version: 4.0
This programs implants NetBlockade which is practically impossible to delete. It effects many Web pages that you normally visit. Thanks to one of the comments in this forum, if you download the application and then run the installer application again, using the UNINSTALL feature, you can get rid of the pesky NetBlockade and Net Cleanup as well. Thank you for this forum.
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8oo8
05 February 2007
Version: 4.0
Whoa! This thing is a disaster. I installed it (version 4.0) and restarted my Mac as required, and my Mac had a fit! Took forever to start up, then was balky, spastic and unresponsive. And my Airport connection kept cutting out. I then trashed this hideous monster as fast as I could! And I had to reconfigure my Airport connection, too. Everything was running smoothly until I installed this piece of ****. I have been using Internet Cleanup since the first version....it was always fairly buggy, but this version, version 4.0, is just horrible! I must say, I have a very low opinion of Internet Cleanup's developers. They never have been able to get their act together.
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Mac-Os-Y
04 December 2006
Version: 4.0
1) It's useless 2) It makes more damages than spyware! 3) It's very hard/impossible to remove 4) AND IT'S SHAREWARE TOO!
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lacwbo
29 November 2006
Version: 4.0
For those of you who are having trouble removing all of the files related to Internet Cleanup, download the demo copy and use the uninstall feature. It will remove the troublesome warning during startup regarding Protection that has Expired.
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Rrccaakkee
08 November 2006
Version: 4.0
My MacBook Pro ran great until I bought this "just in case." They next day I started having kernel panics and had to remove the progam. Just like everyone else, I couldn't remove the program entirely without googling help and removing strange files from the hard drive. Yuck.
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Katiem
01 September 2006
Version: 4.0
I ordered something called Internet Cleanup, from Allume Systems. It has a feature called NetBlockade, which started working immediately, though I hadn't installed anything, as far as I know. This confused me. (Part of the confusion was that I had just updated my Mac PowerBook G4 from OS 10.3.3 (I think) to 10.4.7.) Anyway, to make a tedious story short, the NetBlocade feature (whose Icon looks like like a horizontal barber's pole, but may be intended to represent a railroad blocker) was said to block pesky popups. Actually, it blocks all sorts of things I want to see, including the Yahoo chess program. I get the icon where the board should be. The very stupid program can't distinguish some aspect of chess programs and the like from popups. So literally, no more chess on this computer. I sought help from Allume, but got no response at all. Then -- unwisely no doubt -- I tried to "uninstall" by removing every reference to Internet Cleanup in my hard disk. Now there are no visible remnents of Internet Cleanup, but the NetBlockade is still in force. What can I do? Do I have to abort my system and start over?
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Ih8internetcleanup
28 August 2006
Version: 4.0
if you are like how i was for about 6 months, you relize that even when you delete internet cleanup, and all its componints, you still get that ANNOYING messege everyime you log in that says something like Network spy alert protection has expired please run demo and purchase.(or something like that) for a while i searched the web, and finally got rid of it! heres how to do it. 1) First, go to the "Applications" folder and check to see there are NO "Internet Cleanup 1.0.x" or "Internet Cleanup 2.0.x" folders there. If there, are any, delete them. 2) Go to your "MacintoshHD:Library:CFMSupport:" location, where "MacintoshHD" is the name of your hard drive and check to see that "ICRuntimeSupportLib2" has been deleted. If it hasn't, delete it. 3) Please navigate to "MacintoshHD:System:Library:Extensions:" and make sure that "NetBlockade.kext" and "NetworkSpyAlert.kext" have been removed. If they haven't, please delete them. You'll need to authenticate to remove them. If you have trouble with step, please let me know. It's very important these files are removed or you'll continue to get expiration alerts. 4) Go to "MacintoshHD:Library:Preferences:" and remove any file that contains the "aladdinsys" or "allume" name in it. 5) Go to "MacintoshHD:Users:username:Library:Preferences:", where "username" is your login name and "MacintoshHD" is your hard drive, and remove any file that contains the "aladdinsys" or "allume" name in it. 6) Reboot your machine again. Make sure your trash is empty.** I did this, and finally got rid off that pesky messege when i log in. Hope this works. If you have any other questions, email me at colclough5992@comcast.net
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Yott
10 February 2006
Version: 3.0.1
Yes, it really works and blocks the unwanted adds.... Perhaps a little to much, as with the new 3.0.2 version, I am no more able in Safari to completely see the Macupdate software pages when Netblockade. Only the reviews are displayed!! Luckily, when using Firefox, everything (except true adds) shows nicely on my window
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Martin
11 September 2005
Version: 3.0.1
I really do not understand why this product is so severely criticized. It has functioned well for me and has let me know on numerous occasions when a piece of software wants to "phone home" without my knowledge.
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Anonymous
10 September 2005
Version: 3.0.1
This program does a lot and does it well. Some of the reviewers here are missing the value of the Network SpyAlert and NetBlocade modules. Yes, most of the things this program does can be done with other weaker more cumbersome programs. So what. Internet Cleanup functions as advertised. I've never had a problem with it. Maybe it is a program that offers more value than a novice user can appreciate.
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Anonymous
09 September 2005
Version: 3.0.1
excellent for erasing history, pop up blocker does work, and also deleting cache files... adware and spyware... no such things on macs according to apple and symantecs. so if your looking for a program to delete those internet files, this is it, or use MacScan that is free.
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Anonymous
09 September 2005
Version: 3.0.1
Come On!!! Spyware doesn't affect Macs - its all written for Windows machines, isn't it? I would say that this program is the only adware you'll have on your machine - if you install it. What is MacUpdate doing helping these isiots peddle this rubbish?
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Anonymous
21 August 2005
Version: 3.0
Please help me get rid of this thing. Every time I start the computer I get a message that I should purchase "spyalert"????
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Anonymous
10 August 2005
Version: 3.0
THIS JUNK IS COMPLETELY WORTHLESS!! don't waste your time. And they have the NERVE to want $30 for this rubbish?? Total scam.
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Anonymous
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
Is that a joke - funny to see developer spending money on this crab!
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Anonymous
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME. (yes, i know i am shouting) fear-based uselessness. blat.
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Anonymous
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
genius! but rather evil... trick noobs into buying it as they are scared :)
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Anonymous
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
Totally unnecessary in Mac OS X and they want $30?! Pull the other one.
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Anonymous
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
Complete and utter scam. There are so many free ways to monitor outgoing connections, here try this: sudo tcpdump of course I suppose it is possible tcpdump or your entire tcp stack has been compromised, but Internet Cleanup isn't going to solve that.
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Anonymous
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
It would be good for the developer to give 'real' reasons for using this software instead of painting scary scenarios that only fool those who are from the Windoze world or are just not too computer savvy. As the developer describes this software - it is clear that it is not necessary. This isn't even worth one's time if it was freeware - but to add insult to this whole thing, they want $30. For all people out there who see this software and think it might be a good thing to buy... please do some homework and realize this software is not necessary and that it takes advantage of people who are not in the know when it comes to Mac OS X!
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Anonymous
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
Plz tell me, what spyware is there for OS X????
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29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
How do you delete this thing once installed?
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Anonymous
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
god, how pathetic: if you really prefer to install 5 different apps that probably do the same what this app does alone - go for it. but if ur system is fucked up by third party shareware crap installers/software damaging ur system - well, whine alone (or tell it your girlfriend if you happen to have one)! cheers and have fun!
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Anonymous
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
Pretty much not needed.
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Flash1296
29 June 2005
Version: 3.0
I agree with the consensus. This is costly garbage without purpose.
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Anonymous
28 June 2005
Version: 3.0
I'm releasing a program called "Fear 1.0." It just randomly pops up and suggests solutions to problems that don't exist, and requests $5 for each 'repair.' If Allume found Internet Cleanup profitable enough to go the whole way to 3.0, then there must be a market of stupid people ripe for picking.. Best way to take money from a person is to play on their fears.
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Anonymous
28 June 2005
Version: 3.0
Absolutely everything it does can be found in other applications that are free and even if you have to pay for them--better. When Aladdin sold to Allume it was EOL for any and everything that Aladdin once developed.
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Anonymous
28 June 2005
Version: 3.0
It saddens me that macupdate still posts updates for this product. It sounds like at best, it doesn't do anything. I can't believe any company would make a piece of software so hard to unistall. I haven't used stuffit in years, but this makes me lose all respect for alladin. Also, I am *highly* suspicious of the 2 very positive reviews when noone else has anything but complaints. -One was a person who always used it (did it ever find anything?) -And another said it found 15 pieces on their G5... I have never heard of any spywear on OS X, let alone 15. Sounds fake to me
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Kevin Ward
14 May 2005
Version: 2.0.3
DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS PROGRAM!!!! IF YOU TRY THE DEMO AND DO NOT LIKE IT YOU WILL NEVER GET RID OF IT! THERE IS A FILE IN USERS/LIBRARY/PREFERENCES/com.allume.nsapAgent.plist IT REINSTALLS ITSELF AND, SO FAR AS I CAN TELL, IS INPOSSIBLE TO DELETE. If anyone knows a way to get rid of this file, please email me @ baristacmh@yahoo.com. Attempts to reach Allume have failed totally.
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Anonymous
04 April 2005
Version: 2.0.3
Wow...Please read the instructions for UNINSTALLing this app before you download it. You will need to scroll down...a bit.
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ronald allan ordonez
19 March 2005
Version: 2.0.3
(give valid reasons to backup your claims)I downloaded the demo and it did not do anything as it was very limited.all it did was to make an annoying pop up menu reminding me that the demo has expired.so,tried to uninstall it but still can not find the uninstall.I downloaded the whole thing again still the same problem persist.The same program that is suppose to protect me from an annoying spyware is now the very pop up/program that is annoying me.I played a dvd while watching it in full screen it minimized the size because the pop up appeared again.Now,I am thinking of filing a lawsuit against this product and the apple store /website.I am making all the papers to get rid of this company and make them pay for deceiving people.
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Anonymous
16 March 2005
Version: 2.0.3
I just purchased this program today. I did not get a chance to try the demo. The price was $29.99 from a major unnamed retail store. I have to say that I would have purchased NetBarrier Firewall instead if it was available retail. However, the outgoing connection "Network SpyAlert" caught my eye. Again another prodoct I woud have purchased is Little Snitch if it were available retail (at a store that I do not have to purchase online). Network SpyAlert is great. If you are new to mac and have recently switched from M$ CRAP then you will certainly appreciate this product especially if you were using a well know firewall called Zone Alarm by Zone Labs. No this is not just like Zone Alarm but mac os x firewall is lacking when it comes to you having control over outgoing connections. I was only expecting control over an application and discovered I have total control over which port or even a specific IP that a program can connect to. The spyware cleaner did not find anything on my mac nor did I expect it to as I have been told by many mac users that this is not M$ crap and you really do not have to worry about it too much. The cleaners (all of them) take up lots of resources while running. I would reccomend manually deleting the cookies and cache if you are using Safari. It is much faster and does not use up a lot of recources and is quick. I did not see any automatic updates and whe I went to the developers website I found the same version I just purchased. I am told there are not many spyware programs written for unix or mac but an auto update feature would be nice. one disappointing factor was the NetBlockade which blocks adds and supposedly cookies. At first it did seem to work and then I went to some sites later and discovered that it allowed every cookie. I had all the ads/popups not blocked removed hence it should not be allowing anything other than the ones I chose which were only 2 cookies. Hopefully this will be repaired soon. For now I am back to blocking all cookies and enabling them when I need to. If you really want to block adds permanately I would recommend you do a Goog%e search for host file. That is correct for those of you that used one on your M$ crap system you can do the same with mac os x. Also the list of blocked sites were lets say tiny in comparison to the list in a host file that is available now. Also the list of not blocked sites should not even be a default option. I did see some very interesting sites in there that were allowing cookies and adds by default. To the unaware user this is bad. The last feature I found to be pleasing was the chat log delete. Even though it did not find any logs because I always have chat logs turned off. It was a nice added feature to have. The secure delete (hmmm) well Let's just say nothing is ever really deleted. I do not know how many times it is overwriting the file and with what but I would say preferences would be nice to be able to choose how many times to overwrite a file and with what to overwrite it with. 32 times overwrite would be nice and a overwrite free space would be even nicer. Would I recommend this product if you were buying for the overall capabilities. The answer is no. But If you are looking for a nice outgoing connection monitor and control application then I would have to say indeed spend the money and be happy there are some other features included. Even if the other features are quite lame. The program did lock up one time.
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Anonymous
01 February 2005
Version: 2.0.3
I hate you why the heck would you give out a demo that didn't do what everybody downloaded it for. I mean anyone with a mouse and have an inkling of computer know how can erase histories and cookies. I do admit it is slightly harder to get rid of chat histories but the most important feature the one people are going to buy it for is locked. How am i ssupossed to know how good the program is if i can't use the one thing i want it for. And it is way to hard to uninstall. I will never use another one of your products.
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Anonymous
30 January 2005
Version: 2.0.3
Like so many others I installed the IC demo and decided that I did not want it. Some weeks after dumping the main program folder the persistent (to put it mildly) reminder that the trial had expired appeared. After wasting 30 minutes of my life to figure out how to deal with this, I followed the advice of downloading the demo again and at the install screen selecting uninstall. That got rid of the reminder and I thought all was well. But just now (several weeks later) I discovered a startup item called knsard still on my machine - which apparently was part of this program. Who knows what it does, but frankly I don't trust them - why would their uninstall program leave something in my startup list. Now I am also wondering what else is left and what it is doing; if someone writes a program that is guaranteed to remove IC and all its parts I for one would pay $30 for it. I am thinking of getting rid of stuff-it expander too, just because it is from the same company and the IC experience makes me uneasy with regard what it might be doing or what I might have agreed to in the click-through EULA. In the off chance the company reads these comments - I will certainly not be not be purchasing your software for any of the 20 or so computers that I have authority over.
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Anonymous
28 January 2005
Version: 2.0.3
Demo is limited. It does not include the features that I really needed to try out. It is an absolute pain to uninstall.
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Anonymous
24 January 2005
Version: 2.0.3
Total pain to remove demo. Thanks to the person who posted the instructions here. Don't waste your time with this application.
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Bill
13 January 2005
Version: 2.0.3
Apple, MacUpdate, MacFixit and all companies posting links to this Product should post a WARNING. It's incredible that Apple would let a company sell a product that completely destroys the reputation of stability of Mac OSX. I also tried to uninstall without success. I propose that all Mac Users boycott Allume products, and that all of us send an email to Allume to provide us with a CLEAN AND COMPLETE uninstall software. When they will have received hundred thousands of complaints, they'll get a taste of the burden they put on us, and pay respect to customers. Also, tell all your friends to boycott Allume products until they provide the Mac Community with a clean and complete uninstall application.
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Anonymous
05 January 2005
Version: 2.0.3
I've FINALLY got rid of the pesky pop up after trying to uninstall the demo! See below: This was supplied by a helpful member who got it from the software development board. It seemed a common enough problem that I felt it warranted posting here to help other unfortunates who dared to trust Allume. 1) I want you to go to the "Applications" folder and check to see there are NO "Internet Cleanup 1.0.x" or "Internet Cleanup 2.0.x" folders there. If they're there, please delete them. 2) Go to your "MacintoshHD:Library:CFMSupport:" location, where "MacintoshHD" is the name of your hard drive and check to see that "ICRuntimeSupportLib2" has been deleted. If it hasn't, please delete it. 3) Please navigate to "MacintoshHD:System:Library:Extensions:" and make sure that "NetBlockade.kext" and "NetworkSpyAlert.kext" have been removed. If they haven't, please delete them. You'll need to authenticate to remove them. If you have trouble with step, please let me know. It's very important these files are removed or you'll continue to get expiration alerts. 4) Go to "MacintoshHD:Library:Preferences:" and remove any file that contains the "aladdinsys" or "allume" name in it. 5) Go to "MacintoshHD:Users:username:Library:Preferences:", where "username" is your login name and "MacintoshHD" is your hard drive, and remove any file that contains the "aladdinsys" or "allume" name in it. 6) Reboot your machine again. Make sure your trash is empty.
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02 January 2005
Version: 2.0.3
Disaster! Avoid like the plague. They should pay me for the time I wasted to try and get this off my computer.
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Anonymous
01 January 2005
Version: 2.0.3
DO NOT DOWNLOAD!!! I downloaded the demo (wish I had checked here first) and found exactly what everyone else here found. The demo is severely crippled and if you simply dump it, you will be plauged by incessant pop ups generated by hidden files. Allume is a piece of crap company and someone should sue their ass!
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Anonymous
28 December 2004
Version: 2.0.3
DO NOT DOWNLOAD!!!! I have had this stupid program on my mac for a month now, and haven't had time to figure out how to uninstall it. I've deleted everything i can find, removed it from startup - and I STILL get annoying popups. I thought this program was supposed to stop this kind of crap - not cause it!!!!
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Anonymous
22 December 2004
Version: 2.0.3
I went into classic mode to delete the undelete-able kext files. I agree w/others. this 'app' acts like the jusk its supposed to find or trash. Now i have a taste for what people with windoze have to go thru.
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Anonymous
22 November 2004
Version: 2.0.3
DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS DEMO - after the demo you can not get rid of the expired warning - basically it is a virus in software clothing -
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Anonymous
18 November 2004
Version: 2.0.3
DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS! Once this software is on your machine it will take forever to remove it, and you wiil want to remove it, because if you don't buy the software it will make your computer unusable with endless popups. I will NEVER do business with this company.
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Anonymous
05 November 2004
Version: 2.0.3
Stay away from this company. The software seemed OK, but after it expired the endless pop-ups try to bully you into a purchase. This isn't a company I would trust!
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Anonymous
02 November 2004
Version: 2.0.3
Don't download it! (I agree with the others) I uninstalled it informally (dragged what I could to the trash after learning the spyware function wasn't on the demo). 13 days later, seven (7!!) popup ads came up each time I turned on my computer. I re-downloaded it from the site, and used the official Uninstall function. I'm glad I wasn't on the road away from the internet, as I am doing a lot of camping these days. Any guilt I have ever felt about not buying stuffit is gone forever. Did Aladdin change it's name or it's ownership? This is as bad as the company up on Redmond.
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Anonymous
29 October 2004
Version: 2.0.3
Please. Save your money. Download Onyx (free) and Little Snitch instead.
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Anonymous
27 October 2004
Version: 2.0.2
I have had my Mac for about a year now and have had InternetCleanup on it the whole time. I have had no problems with the program at all. I have also had no spyware on my machine. The Network Spy Alert program is great because it lets you control what goes in and out of your machine. Great app, and 100% necessary for my machine!
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Anonymous
22 October 2004
Version: 2.0.2
Not worth the money. Uninstaller doesn't work.
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Anonymous
22 October 2004
Version: 2.0.2
piece of junk. demo is heavily crippled. uninstall process is a huge pain in ..
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Anonymous
14 October 2004
Version: 2.0.2
How do I uninstall and reinstall Internet Cleanup? To make sure Internet Cleanup is uninstalled, run the Internet Cleanup installer and when you get to the Easy Install menu, choose Uninstall. Once the uninstall is finished, trash all Internet Cleanup folders that might still be in your Applications folder. Now, search your drive for any files called: com.aladdinsys.ICleanup.plist com.aladdinsys.NetBlockade.plist and com.aladdinsys.nsapAgent.plist There may be several; trash them all. Also check your startup items and remove these items if they are present: ICleanupMenu, NetBlockade Helper, and knsard. Finally look in System > Library > Extensions for: NetworkSpyAlert.kext and NetBlockade.kext. If they are there, trash them. You may have to enter your Admin password to move these to the Trash. Empty the Trash and restart the machine. Now reinstall Internet Cleanup.
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Anonymous
26 September 2004
Version: 2.0.2
I downloaded Internet Cleanup. I have tried to uninstall it, but for some reason it has a trailing startup message that tells me my demo time has run out. HOW DO I REMOVE THIS MESSAGE FROM START UP! I have tried my preferences folder...where do I look. JUDE
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Anonymous
10 September 2004
Version: 2.0.2
i used this software by a week... and NEVER detect some kind of "spyware", or "scanning" my ports... or rare things i believe that application is really innecesary (like Virex antivirus)... if you have a Mac machine... UNIX core is sooo robust and safe. OSX came "by default" with all ports closed to internet and when you use some "shares", open this ports only and auto-run built-in firewall ! dont waste your $$$ or time!
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Anonymous
10 September 2004
Version: 2.0.2
Watch out if you have setup NetSpy, and configured the IN to manage your cookies, this update will wide all previous configurations and you'll need to start again
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Anonymous
10 September 2004
Version: 2.0.2
oooooooo i look forward to trying this out. ya know, on account of all the great reviews and all.
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Anonymous
10 September 2004
Version: 2.0.2
And this from MacInTouch.com today, Thursday September 9, 2004, regarding Allume's (formerly Aladdin) shady dealings: "I went to the Allume [formerly Aladdin] site, to see about physical shipment of different versions of Stuffit, for both Mac and Win. I needed to put both in my shopping cart, and when I went to see the prices, I found another "Trial" added to my shopping cart, of "realRhapsody" Here is the text from the box under the shopping cart list: You will receive a free 14-day trial subscription of realRhapsody. By accepting this free 14-day trial subscription, you agree to allow Allume Systems to share your credit card information with Listen.com, Inc. If you do not cancel your subscription prior to the expiration of the free 14-day trial period, you authorize Listen.com, Inc. to charge your credit card $9.95 on the day after the expiration of your free 14-day trial subscription. Your subscription will automatically renew each month and a monthly subscription fee of $9.95 will be charged to your credit card unless you notify Listen.com, Inc. of your decision to cancel your subscription. [...] Oh man! What kind of trial is this! You get busy, forget you downloaded the trial, never get to test it, and 14 days later get a bill? Gimmie a break!"
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Anonymous
10 September 2004
Version: 2.0.2
A complete piece of junk. Don't bother with the demo as its bug ridden, and $29.95, don't make me laugh.
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Anonymous
09 September 2004
Version: 2.0.2
They made a mistake in the description. This product doesn't block spyware/popups... it IS spyware/popups. If you do like this software, you might also like: popups that offer popup killers, porn sponsored by CyberNanny, UNIX forums with banner ads, weblogs written by the media, and having conversations with AIM bots.
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Anonymous
22 June 2004
Version: 2.0
DON"T DO IT! I tried the demo and it has been a pain. I am now getting programs that crash and won't even force quit. afari is locked up right now so I am using Mozilla until I can reboot. I have too many open projects right now to deal with it. I am looking for the Unistall right now since I trashed the original file. I tried to drag the app to the trash and that did not work.
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Anonymous
03 June 2004
Version: 2.0
sounds like a remarketing of Spring Cleaning, which is also totally useless.
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Anonymous
04 April 2004
Version: 1.1.1
I installed the demo version, restarted the computer and started the program just to finde out that the "spyware" feature was disabled in demo the version. I then uninstalled the program using the uninstall function provited by Aladdin -AND ever since my mac has been sloved down to a crawl when starting up. It feels like before the terminal fix : • sudo cp -p /System/Library/Extensions/BootCache.kext/Contents/Resources/BootCacheControl /usr/sbin Aladdin has been to no use and i haven't been able to locate the problem, SO DON'T TRY THE DEMO. Obviously i haven't bought the full version, i didn't dare. P.S. does anyone have any idea then please help me.
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Anonymous
26 March 2004
Version: 1.1.1
I found 15 pieces of spy-ware on a my Mac G5.
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Anonymous
20 February 2004
Version: 1.1.1
What kind of idiot would pay for this for a Mac? Clearing your browser's cache is not rocket science; you just click Empty Cache. Another solution looking for a problem.
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Anonymous
20 February 2004
Version: 1.1.1
So, has anyone here ever run across a piece of spyware on the Mac? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Didn't think so. And with browsers like Safari, OmniWeb, and Firefox that block popups by default, I find it very difficult to understand why there is a need for this application at all, whether or not it works. The fact that it appears not to just seems to drive the last nail into the coffin. I'm not going to rate this software, because I've not downloaded and tried it, but frankly I don't see why anyone should bother.
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Anonymous
09 January 2004
Version: 1.1
The uninstall was not trivial. I've searched for everything included in their provided "what is installed file" and removed what I could. Still, when I visit sites with multiple popups since the uninstall, Safari crashes.
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Anonymous
16 December 2003
Version: 1.1
DO NOT install the Mac Demo from the Alladdin (sp) site. It completely messed up my computer, and when (a relatively difficult) uninstall was FINALLY successful, it still has crippled most of my internet activities. I use OS X 10.2.8 and usually Safari as my browser. If anyone can help, I'm at Kiow1@aol.com
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Anonymous
28 November 2003
Version: 1.1
I had Iclean for free made by Alladin but since X appeared they keep asking to pay for everything! Iclean is great and if doesn't clean "Spyware" it cleans up a lot of mess with cache, cookies, history... I think they try to get people on this new software because of the fight with spyware but I also own Netbarrier that really is made for privacy on a MAC so buy it if you don't have anything that makes the same job!
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Anonymous
20 November 2003
Version: 1.1
There are many freeware that will clear cache, history and cookie files, for starters. Not "anyone" can read other web site's cookies. This is false. These people are playing on Windows paranoia and spyware as well for a $30 app, most of which can be gotten for free elsewhere? Forget it Aladdin.
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Rychiar
20 November 2003
Version: 1.1
why would u want this, macs dont have these problems. there is no spyware and safari blocks popups on its own....useless why cant they port sumthin good from PCs
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