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    "Download.com Mandatory Download client is a failure"

    March 8, 2013  |   By mga59

    Pros

    Download.com's decision to incorporate tricks and social engineering to force the install of their software and if you are not careful (Very careful) you will install a bunch of bloated garbage on any download form Download.com is a huge mistake. Hopefully there will be a huge drop in their downloads as this is spammer/hacker behavior.

    I will no longer use this service.

    Cons

    Download.com's decision to incorporate tricks and social engineering to force the install of their software and if you are not careful (Very careful) you will install a bunch of bloated garbage on any download form Download.com is a huge mistake. Hopefully there will be a huge drop in their downloads as this is spammer/hacker behavior.

    Summary

    Shame on download.com, this is really shameful, I have to assume that they are now being run by a bunch of Luddites that can't figure out how to monetize this great property and have resorted to spammer/hacker/social engineering tricks because they simply don't know what they are doing.

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