Removing Bundle Programs from Download Chapter 2

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Removing Bundle Programs from Download Chapter 2

#1 Post by nicknormal » 2018-05-25 02:36

Hi. Similar to the thread at viewtopic.php?t=48687 I installed FileZilla only to find Chromium with Yahoo! and Opera installed.

However the applications were *not* visible in my main Applications folder, and instead only in the Applications folder of the User, which took me a bit of time to figure out.

To clarify, opening Finder, clicking Applications in sidebar did *not* show Chromium or Opera, which were automatically deposited to and pinned to my Dock.

I had to use Terminal command line to uninstall the apps from my User's Applications directory.

Goodbye FileZilla, it's been nice knowing you.

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Re: Removing Bundle Programs from Download Chapter 2

#2 Post by botg » 2018-05-25 08:41

Nothing unwanted is being installed without your consent. The fact that offers are included in the installer is clearly disclosed when opening the installer and all offers can be declined.

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Re: Removing Bundle Programs from Download Chapter 2

#3 Post by eustacius » 2018-12-05 21:50

What an amazingly arrogant answer! I am surprised.

It is clearly a major nuisance that you have to avoid these added programs that take over in the "we-have-paid-for-our-right-to-annoy-you" fashion in order to get a "completely" free piece of software. But then again, Filezilla have to survive and they do so buy selling part of their soul (to who-ever likes to by souls...).

Now can someone please help me to get rid of these yahoo-bundle stuff that I was careless enough to forget to click 'no' to (thereby giving my concent!)

Help would be much appreciated :)


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