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SEARCH PROTECT BUNDLED WITH DOWNLOADS

Discussion in 'AfterDawn feedback & suggestions' started by snooperz, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. snooperz

    snooperz Member

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    I haven't been to afterdawn.com in quite some time and was surprised to see that the known malware "search protect" is bundled with many of the software downloads. Prepare yourself for the afternoon and evening trying to uninstall all the garbage search protect throws in your PC.
    Here's a hint. you will have to go to each individual file in the Search Protect folders and change the
    files permissions to allow you to delete the files. Otherwise even as administrator user you can't delete them.
    Run malware bytes a couple times too. uninstall and reinstall chrome too. It places a browser extension that will keep installing itself.
     
  2. aldan

    aldan Active member

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    or you just uncheck the option to install it on install of your software.
     
  3. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    not everybody does that which is why their computers get screwed up.
     
  4. aldan

    aldan Active member

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    yeah,i got caught once or twice over the years.lol
     

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