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Windows 7: Why does crapware still exist?

14 Feb 2013   #81
Night Hawk

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower

I wouldn't have any worries here about any zero day anything bug since I wouldn't be able to even get on the page where any minor adbot is present let alone a maliciously coded bug ware. With the av program here simply turning off the firewall and web filtering wouldn't enough. I generally shut VIPRE entirely just to get on a certain page.

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15 Feb 2013   #82
x BlueRobot

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Windows 7 Home Premium x86 Service Pack 1 - Linux Mint Mate 14 x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
Adobe Reader Zero Day

crazy just after i got it too
I've got Foxit Reader now, their install wizard, still had some crapware preselected boxes with Ask and some chat program.
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