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The new Foxit PDF Reader Forcibly Installs Ask Toolbar

Foxit PDF Reader is a light weight PDF viewer and reasonably faster than Adobe PDF Reader. Many people (me also) have already switched to that. Recently I learn it that the latest version comes bundled with Ask Toolbar and forcibly (without our permission) install it on our system. I verified this and even unchecking the toolbar option does not prevent the installation.

Uninstalling the Foxit Reader (adware?) will not help you to uninstall the toolbar; you can only disable it from the browser. So, beware while installing this new version (v.3.0).

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  1. Thanks to the info

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  2. Annoying... always the good products fall on this mistake

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