Remove from Watchlist

I have a piece of software on my watchlist that I would no longer like to receive e-mail updates about. How do I remove it from the list? There doesn't seem to be an obvious option.

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This option is temporarily unavailable.

The functionality to add and remove individual items from your Watchlist has been temporarily disabled. We will be adding it back in future, and we hope to do that soon, but unfortunately, we do not have an ETA at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience in the meanwhile, and appreciate your patience.

Jen Support

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Any idea when?

It's been two months since you answered this question.

I just now went to remove a product that updates about weekly. I really don't need to know about it that often, since it offers to update itself from within the program.


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Old page avaliable

Not sure if you managed to find a solution but I couldn't find an obvious solution just now. I found this page which I assume is an old one lets you do it though:

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Thank you.

Not sure why an official couldn't have posted that link. It worked. It was infuriating that I'd never once added an item to my watchlist, but programs I'd downloaded years ago were suddenly informing me of their updates. I've had two new computers since then (and new versions of Windows even) that didn't require those programs. Some of them, I'd only downloaded and tried for a day.

Regardless, I've cleaned my watchlist now, thanks to your link. Much obliged.

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Looks like is currently unmanaged

I have this problem also. Looks like CNET can not afford to solve such a small problem.

freeworship, thanks for your link. Finally I can remove unwanted items from watchlist.

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Status update

We are actively working on fixing this issue, as time and resources permit, but we realize it is taking longer than expected, and we do apologize for any inconvenience in the meanwhile.

We were not previously making the link public because it leads to an older page type that was part of a previous site design (which is why it looks a bit badly formatted). However, it does seem to still work, so it may be used in the interim until we add the normal "remove" functionality back to the current Watchlist (which, unlike the work-around link, will be accessed directly from your user profile).

Jen Support

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Actively like time dilation in a black hole

@DownloadSupport: This kind of functionality can be implemented in less than an hour. I guess you are not really interested in implementing this function (or fix any other of the many bugs and problems on "as time and resources permit"... More than a month later you still didn't implemented it.

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removing items from the download watchlist

The link took me to a page that seems to have worked; I guess only time will tell it mky changes "stick".


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