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joesoap re-new york times reader
Member 22nd Sep, 2010 19:55
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hi, whilst re-downloading adobe flash 10.x, it downloaded new york times reader. anyone know what it is, aand is is neccesssary?

wr RE: re-new york times reader
Contributor 22nd Sep, 2010 20:57
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Hi joesoap

Where did you download from? Adobe website?
Probably just a piece of bloatware. I get most of my
downloads from http://www.filehippo.com/ I just
yesterday 21Sept2010 downloaded & installed both
NPAPI & ActiveX from this site & no bloatware there.

In my opinion you could safely remove the new york
times reader with no ill effects-however if you do find
that something besides the new york times doesn't display
properly then just go to the link I gave you & download
& install again--I have never personally seen or heard of
it being needed for AFP to work properly.

Hope this helps.

Regards, wr

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ddmarshall RE: re-new york times reader
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I noticed an advert for the NewYork Times Reader scrolling across the top of the Adobe Download Manager. You must have clicked it accidentally. You certainly don't need it. Have a look at Programs and Features, you should be able to uninstall it there.


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joesoap RE: re-new york times reader
Member 23rd Sep, 2010 08:56
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on 22nd Sep, 2010 21:19, ddmarshall wrote:
I noticed an advert for the NewYork Times Reader scrolling across the top of the Adobe Download Manager. You must have clicked it accidentally. You certainly don't need it. Have a look at Programs and Features, you should be able to uninstall it there.

Hi,THanks to both of you. I downloaded it from adobe, must be as you say, never noticed it, usual trick to palm third party wares off onto unsuspecting punters.taken it off.cheers, have a good day.
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