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orkid68 reviewed on 26 Aug 2012
Would be more useful if you could establish an exceptions list.
[Version 2.0]



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orkid68 reviewed on 17 Dec 2010
DO NOT INSTALL THIS.

Immediately after installing, applications began having problems. After a restart, I was unable to get beyond the desktop: every app would immediately crash upon launching. I couldn't get System Preferences open to change my startup disk, or even a Finder window to try to delete the preference pane. I am writing this from a public computer, to look up the keys to force an external startup. I expect to have to reinstall the entire system. Unsuspecting people with no knowledge of troubleshooting are going to have their systems wrecked by this completely irresponsible piece of software. It is a risk to people's data and should not even be hosted.
[Version 3.0B1]


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orkid68 replied on 17 Dec 2010
Back at home now. Since I had a number of other utilities installed, I decided to try to see if this was just a third-party conflict. So after reinstalling the system from scratch, I started with iLeopard, intending to install my other utilities one at a time and test things out. The system immediately ground to a halt again. So now I'm back up and running after two clean system restores. This might work fine for you, but I wish I had heeded the warnings and not taken the risk. More detail on the troubleshooting tab.

Further detail for those who are interested: It was immediately apparent that something was wrong, because as applications crashed, the buttons of the dialogue boxes no longer displayed properly. Instead there was a missing-pic image, similar to what happens when a pic doesn't load properly in some web browsers. The image was a simple vertical gradient, going from a Facebook shade of blue at the top to pastel cyan at the bottom, with the sans-serif text "CUI" in orange at the top and a large question mark in red at the bottom. I don't know whether this placeholder image came from iLeopard or the system. Again, to repeat, all applications, including System Preferences, would crash immediately upon loading; the Finder crashed immediately upon attempting to open a new window. I've been using and customizing Macs since System 6, and have never seen a system this completely wrecked, this quickly. I am using an older system: 10.5.8 on a dual G4, which according to the information given should be supported. I'm very disappointed that a developer would release something this unstable, even as a beta, and allow it to just sit there on people's servers for a year, unfixed, just waiting to cause problems.
burypromote
orkid68 had trouble on 17 Dec 2010
I promised some more detail over on this tab, but honestly I'm just sick and tired of dealing with it. There was a fair amount of detail in the review. Just don't install this program, or it may wreck your system.
[Version 3.0B1]



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