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Has anyone used Fences software from Stardock?

by grits_eggs / October 27, 2009 3:23 AM PDT

It sounds like something I could really use so I did download it to my desk top last week, then either got sidetracked or ran out of time so didn't get it installed. Then a cpl. days ago went to install it & discovered that I needed .NET 2.0 (which WAS NOT mentioned in the description of the program!), again didn't get it installed cuz I needed to see what NET was all about. Then today decided to read the review again just to refresh my memory,& find everyone writing about version 1, which didn't seem right so checked the "properties" of my download & found it to be version 0.95.00. Did I download the wrong thing or is it just that I'm so darn stupid about computer?!
Thank you.

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Where did you download it from?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 27, 2009 7:05 AM PDT

The web address would help, but only you can say which version you downloaded.

Download.com has Fences v 1.0, strange it doesn't say version 0.95.00 in the specifications, nor does it mention .Net.

Neither can I find anything in Stardock - Fences web site about either the version # or whether .net is required. But I do see that something called Impulse is required to download and update Fences.

I don't like that idea very much, and yet Download.com's reviews on Fences seem mainly approving.

I see a link in the Stardock site to their forums. You may find out more there.

Mark

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Stardock Impulse/Fences etc etc Bah! Humbug!
by sonyakaystaffolani / June 5, 2013 11:09 AM PDT

No, you are not "...stupid about computer..." Stardock is simply a Bully! It's like trying to remove chewing gum from underfoot.

And Yes, I did install Stardock Fences and Boy! am I sorry...First, the app takes up a sweet 4 GB of storage; second, I could and did uninstall 'Fences' BUT third, I cannot uninstall Stardock Impulse for love nor money. Even though the programme turns up in Programs and Features but still will not uninstall.

I did notice that its IP Address is 127.0.0.1 I think I need an IP Pro to help

anyway cheers and good luck

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