Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 28th Sep 2009 16:18 UTC
Apple If you have Apple's QuickTime media player and/or iTunes installed on your Windows machine, you might want to keep an eye on apple's Software Update tool. Apple is once again using the update tool to push unwanted software onto users' machines without asking for permission.
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RE[4]: Your statement is false
by boldingd on Tue 29th Sep 2009 16:08 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Your statement is false"
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2009-02-19

A co-worker across the hall was swearing vitriolically at his Win7 beta installation, precisely because I had given him an mpeg movie to put in a power-point presentation, and the beta apparently didn't ship with Windows Media Player, so he couldn't play it. So, I kinda think you're right; people make a big deal out of Microsoft's bundling IE with Windows, but Microsoft bundles a lot of other software -- like a firewall, a basic AV scanner, a text editor, an RTF word-processing application, a file sharing client, an image viewer -- and nobody complains about that. And, so long as I can replace those components freely, they're probably right to do it -- or at least, not wrong.

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