Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Jun 2010 21:27 UTC
Microsoft "Microsoft has fixed the distribution scope of a toolbar update that, without the user's knowledge, installed an add-on in Internet Explorer and an extension in Firefox called Search Helper Extension. Microsoft told us that the new update is actually the same as the old one; the only difference is the distribution settings. In other words, the update will no longer be distributed to toolbars that it shouldn't be added to. End users won't see the tweak, Microsoft told Ars, and also offered an explanation on what the mystery add-on actually does."
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Business as Usual
by Digihooman on Mon 14th Jun 2010 06:14 UTC
Digihooman
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2010-05-01

This is just the jolly big corporation from Redmond letting you know they are still around and they control your browser. You can expect them to pop up anytime you access their internet, all in the name/game of improving the user experience, of course.

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