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piggyback scumware

I can't find a contact for a C/net official so I will express my anger here over a batch of piggybacking scum ware I got this morning when I downloaded a CD cloning utility from C/net. I tried to tell the installer not to install extra garbage but it did it anyway and my homepage was high jacked on all three browsers, toolbars were installed and some of the garbage refused to uninstall. Took me about an hour to get rid of all the crap. I used to trust C/net to provide clean software. Not anymore.

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C/NET is scumware now

I also downloaded some software from C/Net and got **** loaded onto my computer. C/Net - your scum now.

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piggyback scumware

Join the crowd. The same thing happened to me this past week.

I knew from last year to watch but it did NO good. Even though I unchecked all the items they were installed anyway. Bing and something called Sweet Packs. UGH!! Ended up having to edit my Registry to get rid of them. Got rid of the software also.

CNET used to be the best place to get software and now it sucks.

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