Forum Thread: User Choices Removed in PSI 3 - Why?

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cbankston User Choices Removed in PSI 3 - Why?
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I understand that PSI ver. 3.0 is a beta; but I wondered why the developers thought it was desirable to remove the choices and information that were available to users in ver. 2 in dealing with programs that needed updates? Did they assume that the typical user lacked the intelligence to navigate the PSI 2 user interface and that the overly simplified PSI 3 interface was an improvement?

ddmarshall RE: User Choices Removed in PSI 3 - Why?
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It's an alternative not a replacement. You can still download the previous versions from
http://secunia.com/products/consumer/PSI/sys_req/

The current version 3.0.0.3001 is not a beta.

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cbankston RE: User Choices Removed in PSI 3 - Why?
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I have reinstalled a previous version to restore the functionality that was lost in version 3. I just questioned the reasoning behind the design of version 3. Will the version 2 series continue to be updated?
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Maurice Joyce RE: User Choices Removed in PSI 3 - Why?
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The rationale behind the launch of version 3 is here:

https://secunia.com/blog/306/

and here

https://secunia.com/blog/320/?action=deletepost&wh...

Both releases led to "lively" comments on the Forum but what was made clear was:

1. PSI version 3 is not an upgrade from version 2.

2. PSI versions 1,2 & 3 are fully supported.

Sadly at the time of launch of V3 these facts were (and still are) not promoted correctly on the main download page hence @ddmarshal directed you to the alternate page.

There are more links below my Signature Block if you prefer a different variant.

Hope this helps.

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