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    "Too much stuff, hard to uninstall"

    August 15, 2011  |   By elksm


    Looks nice, has lots of features. Probably great if you have a computer dedicated to TV/media.


    Tries to take over your life by installing things that start up on their own. And hard to uninstall.


    Nice interface/graphics, and has tons of features but it was too much stuff for me. And for some reason it installs a "media server" that launches by default whenever you start your Mac. That irritated me enough that I decided to uninstall the whole thing, but instructions to do so aren't included and requires a bit of searching to find out how.

    Also I was hoping Netflix would work better than it does in a web browser (Silverlight seems to make my computer overheat and drain the battery) but Plex offers no improvement. Boxee for mac uses less of your CPU power for Netflix but has problems of its own when it comes to browsing for movies.

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