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Windows 7: Adobe reader installs Chrome wheter you want it or not

07 Jan 2013   #11
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Whenever you download and install from the web, you HAVE TO go slow, especially today with all the crap they try to push on you.


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07 Jan 2013   #12
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

I can remember my daughter complaining that her netbook was running a lot slower than normal, especially the internet. I'd open IE and 2/3 of the screen would be toolbars. I'd ask her if she actually used any of them and get a no, what are they and why are there so many. Then after I explained how they got there I'd get that . For her it was a I have to have that super duper program all my friends use. Ah there it is, click, click, click, you get the picture. That's what they are counting on and why its enabled by default. They'll snag a few more that are just in a hurry or not paying close enough attention. I can't see them ever changing that tactic unless forced to by legislation.
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07 Jan 2013   #13
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
"non-PC literate" users

Don't forget that "non-PC literate" users may believe that the additional "crap" is actually required to use the program.
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07 Jan 2013   #14
Duzzy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
They'll snag a few more that are just in a hurry or not paying close enough attention.
Like my mother no matter how many times I tell her.
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07 Jan 2013   #15
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Jimbo, you need to be careful about what you download and install - read the fine print carefully before proceeding.
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