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Allow me to point out a test I did on MacKeeper's "File Recovery" feature. In a nutshell... it sucks.
Is MacKeeper worth buying?

And some observations about its "encryption" module. What they do seems pretty comical. In fact, vansmith's observation that "MacKeeper also comes with encryption functionality which appears to do nothing that an encrypted disk image or FileVault can’t" is on the money. That functionality is in fact an encrypted disk image... exactly what Disk Utility makes. I'd wager that their module is little more than a script that runs the command line version of Disk Utility.
Is MacKeeper worth buying?


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Lifeisabeach - Mac-Forums Member of the Month June 2009, Feb 2012, and March 2013.
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