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Author Topic: Firefox users flip out over sneak MS add-on  (Read 2085 times)

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Firefox users flip out over sneak MS add-on
« on: June 01, 2009, 04:44:04 PM »

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Firefox fans are up in arms after a recent Microsoft software update silently installed a Firefox extension that is difficult to remove.

Users agreeing to install a service pack for the .NET Framework (NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1) through Windows update were also pushed a Firefox add-on that is potentially difficult to remove once applied. This add-on - Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant - enables .NET apps to be installed with one click..............................

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/01/ms_firefox_extension_row/
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