Microsoft sneaks Firefox extension into Windows update.
[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/06/y1kh8B.jpg[/newsimage]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.
Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-sneaks-firefox-extension-into-windows-update-30721/](http://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-sneaks-firefox-extension-into-windows-update-30721/)
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Very strange indeed.
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.
As if we needed another reason to avoid the insipid toolbars.
[QUOTE=CDan;2524772]As if we needed another reason to avoid the insipid toolbars.[/QUOTE]
Who installs toolbars?