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Author Topic: Cheap Software. Too Good To Be True?  (Read 2865 times)
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« on: April 19, 2010, 12:57 AM »

A friend just sent a link to this site:

I am open to your inputs on this.

Solidworks 2010 = $199 !!!!!!!

What is not Kosher here?

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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2010, 01:22 AM »

you really going to give you credit card info to someone with that URL? really? REALLY? c'mon! i mean really!

just at a glance, it's digital downloads only, no tech support, and no physical address, phone number, or email address for contact. the graphics they have at the bottom of their page from pricegrabber, cnet, and the bbb aren't linked to their profiles on those sites.

could be legit, but too many red flags for my dollar.


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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2010, 04:10 AM »

Despite their claims they are not listed with the BBB.  Mostly sites that accurately display that badge, generally have it as a live link.  Alarms should be going off in your head and that of your dog ("But, Davey....").

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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2010, 10:32 AM »

John, you crack me up.    Cheesy

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