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  • 2.0 stars

    "Great Software but contains Malware!"

    June 7, 2012  |   By 1PunchKO

    Pros

    Great video, I really love it and all the controls. It even plays video microsoft couldn't even after I added all extentions to my MS Media player.

    Cons

    You can expect to get a pricegrabber type malware included in the installation without being asked if you want it. Anytime you visit a site that has any product advert whether it be in a banner or body of the site page, you will get competitors pricing all over the place along with numerous pop-up adverts.

    Summary

    If VLC sold this software, it would be worth buying out of being bombarded with pop-ups and annoying adverts and should be an option in a paid version. Pop-Up blockers won't help you.

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  • Reply by SeSorrow on July 3, 2012

    You must have the wrong software, this does not have anything bundled with it at all. I have installed this OVER 125 times and every version for the last 6 years.

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