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Downloads I don't need

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#1 dickward


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Posted 08 December 2009 - 12:37 PM

I download a lot of free software, I have two different update notifiers that tell me if there is a newer version.
What’s not to like about all of this? One of my downloads, Advanced Windows Care, now called Advanced System Care, keeps sending me downloads that I do not need.

The notice pops up at the stage to click on run or save. It tells me that the download comes from http//software-files-1.cnet.com. About 30 seconds after I click on cancel for the download, I get this error message.
http://news.cnet.com says “Handler could not be removed.”

I get it on a machines that does not even have ASC installed on them. That makes me think that it is sent to me, not my machine. I have also dumped all of my cookies.

I also went to Cnet and unsuscribed to their downloads. That seemed to work until I went to Cnet to get another un-related download.
I also deleted ASC from all machines.

I contacted Cnet customer help and did not get anything of substance to work with.

Can you help me make it stop?

Thank You

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 08 December 2009 - 04:20 PM

Remove Cnet's Tech Tracker
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why won't my laptop work?

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#3 dickward

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Posted 10 December 2009 - 08:39 AM

Thanks Mark

Today I will do as you suggest and see if that helps.

I will let you know.

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