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Windows 7: Apple pushes unwanted enterprise tool to Windows users

28 Sep 2009   #1

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Apple pushes unwanted enterprise tool to Windows users

Apple is telling iTunes and QuickTime users on Windows that they need to download the iPhone Configuration Utility, an enterprise tool that is useless for most consumers, via its Apple Software Update program for Windows.

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28 Sep 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

This is why I wont install any of Apples crapware on my computers...
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28 Sep 2009   #3

 

And the irony is most of the "corporate environments" that the software would be of use, dont allow users to install the software. :P
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28 Sep 2009   #4

windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
This is why I wont install any of Apples crapware on my computers...
+1

I also remember they did something similar with Safari not long ago
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28 Sep 2009   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Ha! No biggie. The only thing that keeps me from desintalling iTunes is the music store. Everytime they ask for an update, I say NO. Also desactivated all the f***ing services that goes along : Bonjour and all.

And now they join that crap along? Gwahahaha Not installing on my machine.
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28 Sep 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The only reason I have iTunes is because I can't find better podcatching software.
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28 Sep 2009   #7

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post
The only reason I have iTunes is because I can't find better podcatching software.
Look harder!
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28 Sep 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I tried Winamp, but it has this nasty problem with only downloaded a few minutes of each podcast, making it less than desirable.

Also many podcasts I like are only available through iTunes.
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29 Sep 2009   #9

Vista/Windows 7
 
 

Truly awful! That is why I never install any apple software on my pc any more...I tunes and quick time bugged the hell out of me as they always seem to coem with a load of other crap I didn't want. I just use the dopisp plug in for WMP to sync music with my i-pod now. Much easier!
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29 Sep 2009   #10

Windows 7 build 7100 x86
 
 

launching the apple update manager for me also had safari and the 'mobile me control panel' checked for install. Its weird but now it isn't doing it, it was only when I updated itunes.
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