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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #30 on: October 01, 2008, 06:25:52 PM »
Well i only typed the letter once and just edited it each time...
The only way this activity will go away is by enough people being proactive about it...
   
 
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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #31 on: October 05, 2008, 08:39:30 PM »
List updated.
Infamous iTunes was missing from the list.

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #32 on: October 16, 2008, 05:41:36 PM »
I just added Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 10 to the list. It offers OpenOffice installer, and that option is pre-checked.

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #33 on: October 16, 2008, 07:16:01 PM »
Oh, it install also Java Quick Starter

To disable JQS, open up the Java Console (inside the Control Panel), go to the Advanced Tab and then uncheck JQS (in the Miscellaneous section.)


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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #34 on: October 17, 2008, 09:09:29 AM »
Another one.
This morning, I received pop-up about Adobe Shockwave Player update, and some Norton PC Checkup comes along, pre-checked.
I still have to investigate, where did that pop-up came from.

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #35 on: October 17, 2008, 04:49:37 PM »
Well i only typed the letter once and just edited it each time...
The only way this activity will go away is by enough people being proactive about it...

Just an update...

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #36 on: October 17, 2008, 05:54:47 PM »
I'm preparing first round, just in case ;D

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #37 on: November 12, 2008, 05:47:12 PM »
Java Runtime Environment entry updated, it adds Microsoft Live Search Toolbar.

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #38 on: November 18, 2008, 05:41:58 PM »
Here are some more for the list.

Auslogics Registry Defrag - Ask Toolbar
Defraggler - Yahoo Toolbar
SIW (System Information for Windows) - Crawler Toolbar

And now for the most shocking one I have seen in a while..... Download IE 7 with the Google Toolbar. Whats up with that? http://www.google.com/toolbar/ie7/

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #39 on: November 18, 2008, 07:53:53 PM »
Thanks, evil.
First three updated.
As for IE, does it happen when you download it from Google site only, or...?

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #40 on: November 19, 2008, 10:43:56 AM »
I have Auslogics ver. 1.4 and did not get an Ask toolbar...
Perhaps this is new ? ?
   
 
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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #41 on: November 20, 2008, 12:38:00 PM »
1.4 or 4.1?

I'm not sure on the IE and Google thing. Someone mentioned that on another site so I just passed it along.

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #42 on: November 21, 2008, 12:38:03 PM »
I found this Google page that might be the answer as to why Google would endorse IE 7. It pays to upgrade your browser

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We've added some great new features to Gmail. To check them out, please upgrade your browser to either  Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or  Internet Explorer 7 (with Google Toolbar).

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #43 on: November 24, 2008, 06:34:55 PM »
Unlocker 1.8.7 - eBay shortcuts

Changelog for version 1.8.7

.....- Promotional feature: Added fully optional shortcuts to eBay during the installation. Simply untick "eBay shortcuts" in the choose components page during install if you do not wish to have those.

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Re: Installers Hall of Shame
« Reply #44 on: November 24, 2008, 08:19:50 PM »
Updated. Thank you.