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CNET Editors' Rating 3.5 stars

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  • 1.0 stars

    "installs toolbar whether you allow or disallow"

    June 29, 2012  |   By tremely2

    Pros

    Quick download. Doesn't slow the download until you buy a "pro" version. Downloaded and converted in one step.

    Cons

    I made sure I unchecked all the extra crap it asked for permission to install. However, next time I started my computer, the IB toolbar was in internet explorer, and Firefox gave me messages that an add-on was trying to do something. When I looked at the ad-on list, the IB toolbar was there.

    Summary

    It did what I needed it to do, but I just can't trust software that pretends to give you the option to install add-ons, only to install them anyway. I am currently scanning my system.

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  • Reply by tremely2 on June 29, 2012

    Update: I was able to uninstall the IB toolbar from both browsers. A virus and spyware scan found no threats.

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