Old 10-06-2010   #1
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Microsoft sneaks Firefox extension into Windows update

Microsoft sneaks Firefox extension into Windows update.

On Tuesday, Firefox users began reporting on the mozillaZine forums that a Search Helper Extension had been mysteriously added to their browser upon restarting the application after the Windows Update installation.


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Re: Microsoft sneaks Firefox extension into Windows update

Very strange indeed.
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It is very unscrupulous of Microsoft to sneak a Firefox extension into an "Important" Windows update. Shame on them!

I'm glad that it's easy to uninstall, but that doesn't forgive their behavior.
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As if we needed another reason to avoid the insipid toolbars.
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As if we needed another reason to avoid the insipid toolbars.
Who installs toolbars?
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