Lucrative Windows Crapware Market Is Exactly Why We Need App Stores
Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:01 PM
This post has been edited by LiveBrianD: 15 January 2013 - 09:01 PM
Need a Windows ISO image?
Posted 16 January 2013 - 10:21 AM
Posted 16 January 2013 - 01:17 PM
Posted 16 January 2013 - 01:25 PM
This *includes* Google Toolbar, Yahoo Toolbar, Ask Toolbar, McAffee Security Scan, and *many* others -- which are piggybacked by vendors such as Adobe, Oracle, M$, and *many* others...
It's a scumbag practice that will certain *not* be stopped within a "Windows Store."
Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:49 PM
(fine print) "pressing either ok or cancel counts as agreement to install this [censored], which will spread, cancer-like, throughout your system..."
It's one of the reasons I so actively urge people to use ninite.com; in those rare instances where an installer IS wrapped in crap, Ninite rejects the offering for you, no extra button pushes needed, no chance of missing a checkbox possible.
Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:19 AM