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by musicmom_Frenzy / August 31, 2008 9:52 PM PDT

my Watch List is listing updates i already installed, namely Acoo Browser and AVG antivirus softwares. How do i correct this? if i choose to remove them they will no longer inform me to update them if they become outdated. thanks, if you can help me i appreciate it ...

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Sounds normal...
by John.Wilkinson / September 2, 2008 3:43 AM PDT
In reply to: Watch List not

I may be misunderstanding the issue, but it sounds normal. Your watch list (http://www.cnet.com/3656-4_1-0.html) should list ALL software you're watching, not just those with recent updates. Rather, you should receive an e-mail notification whenever a new version of one of those applications comes out, based on your e-mail frequency selection. (Daily/Weekly/Monthly) Note, though, that Cnet does not keep track of which version of the software you downloaded or when, so depending on how quickly you download the new version, and your e-mail preferences, you may receive the e-mail shortly after you actually update.

Regards,
John

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Thanks
by musicmom_Frenzy / September 5, 2008 5:40 AM PDT
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Thank you for letting me know about why it is reminding me. ok so how long will they continue to tell me of updates after i have done them?

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Once...
by John.Wilkinson / September 5, 2008 7:44 AM PDT
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Your Watch List settings let you receive e-mail notifications daily, weekly, or monthly. You'll be notified of each update only once, but the time between the release of the update and the e-mail notification depends on your preferences.

So, for instance, if an update to Firefox was made available on September 5th and you've selected to be e-mailed just once a month you may not receive a notification about the Firefox update until October 1st. During that time you may have found out about the update from another source, downloaded, and installed it. But Cnet doesn't know that, and so you'll still receive that single e-mail on October 1st. This occurs for every version of an application released on download.com.

Hope this helps,
John

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