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by J C B Vargas / November 5, 2010 9:10 PM PDT

Google, AVG and anothers started a new way to offer software for
downloads in steps: first is made the download of a small file, a set up file, that makes the download of the main file and only then the software is installed and further ready to use. First of all, these firms don't seem to have sensibility , humility and responsibility to notice that they are wasting internet sources and, after that, are getting a lower part in the market than what they could get because tecnicians all over the world will look for another options to make download of softwares for their client's computers, avoiding the use of those above, because they cannot wait and shall not wait for a new download at each installation. This means that those firms above should verify to what extent this can affect them, because it can cost their own economic balance after sometime.

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This has been around for some time
by MDFlax / November 5, 2010 10:53 PM PDT
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It's not new. Many software developers/providers often just offer a small downloadable file which, when you run it, then connects to the internet to download the rest of the software.

Nothing new there.

Mark

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Agreed . . .
by Coryphaeus / November 8, 2010 1:12 AM PST

Perfect example is IE.

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Download software II
by J C B Vargas / November 20, 2010 11:53 AM PST
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AVG has fixed the problem soon (it's not necessary anymore make the download of the setup before each installation, just once), it reveals a feeling that Google didn't have so far ( or didn't want to have! ). The need of proceeding to a new download every time a tecnician has to instal a software doesn't seem the best way to guarantee a better share of market. This will only make advanced users as well as tecnicians to look for another software that offer a complete download , done only once

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