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Jale
February 8th, 2005, 06:10
Haha, stupid Microsoft :biglaugh:


http://img158.exs.cx/img158/7075/nuevo30jm.jpg


MSN Messenger Plus! - Spyware and viruses included! Order now! :)

Lefteris_D
February 8th, 2005, 06:51
Haha, stupid Microsoft :biglaugh:


http://img158.exs.cx/img158/7075/nuevo30jm.jpg


MSN Messenger Plus! - Spyware and viruses included! Order now! :)


Not quite :)

Messenger Plus!(http://www.msgplus.net) contains an optional adware system to help pay for the software development. The program was detected as a "threat" correctly.

Jale
February 8th, 2005, 06:54
Microsoft will never change. Poor world... :sleep:

Lefteris_D
February 8th, 2005, 07:05
Microsoft will never change. Poor world... :sleep:
But Messenger Plus! is not a Microsoft product so what does microsoft have to do with this???

Btw, you can select not to install the adware by just checking a tiny option during installation. Most people however just hit the "Next" button ;)

Lefteris_D
February 8th, 2005, 10:18
Time for the screenshots!

http://img138.exs.cx/img138/5989/msgpabout3na.jpg
About screen. Developed by Patchou NOT Microsoft.

http://img161.exs.cx/img161/1228/msgpadw6ri.jpg
Installation screen, warning about adware.

Jale
February 8th, 2005, 16:10
Those scums :glare:

Danny
February 8th, 2005, 17:18
Those scums :glare:
What are you on about?

They are not tricking you or anything, they give
you an option to install the adware or not.

Jale
February 8th, 2005, 17:25
It doesn't matter now... I removed it :sleep:

froster1990
February 8th, 2005, 18:19
It seems lately everything has an adware somewhere in the data, even anti-spyware programs can have there own spyware!!!

Jale
February 8th, 2005, 18:26
Since that you are saying never happened to me, it might be a possibility.