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    "Uninstall messes up registry."

    January 8, 2013  |   By emjotj

    Pros

    Fast and confusing

    Cons

    Wrong install registry using, uninstall deletes whole tree, not one key making system inoperable. Aggressive addition of unwanted products.

    Summary

    I wander that nobody noticed that: it uses wrong keys to register at tree level, not key. When uninstalling this application the whole tree "App Path" is deleted because of this making system useless. I confirm this behavior on clean "Sand Box" XP machine. Than I looked how it registers itself in registry. It does registration in a very wrong way. This product is dangerous to your system. It also installs additional Add-Ons even if you answer "NO" to the question "Do you want this Add-On".

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