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Offline Bugbatter

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CNet Downloader
« on: September 23, 2011, 04:04:58 pm »
CNet has resorted to using a download wrapper that wraps otherwise perfectly safe and good software in a CBS Interactive/CNet bundle which attempts to install a toolbar – and could potentially be used to install whatever else they choose with whatever program you actually wanted.

It is always best to download software from the vendor's site.

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Re: CNet Downloader
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2011, 04:31:49 pm »
Some vendors use CNet for downloading free versions. I would recommend contacting the Vendor and letting them know what CNet is bundling with their software.

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