26628Re: Panorama from Google Earth
- Feb 3, 2009Here is more about this
It seems that they now have to prepare a special uninstall of the updater script.
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Hans Nyberg" <hans@...> wrote:
> --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Hans Nyberg" <hans@> wrote:
> > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Caroling Geary <caroling@> wrote:
> > >
> > > How about the new updating process for getting Google Earth 5? At
> > > least on my Mac it is now very intrusive. I had to update from
> > > Google Earth 4.xxx
> > > I really didn't like what Google made me do. Instead of a direct
> > > download, it said it had devised a better way, where it downloads a
> > > program that always runs on my computer and provides automatic
> > > updates. It didn't leave me an alternative, so I said OK. Now I've
> > > got a googling program with unknown and unlimited access to my computer.
> > >
> > Caroling
> > There is nothing like automatic updates on a Mac. Even if you can use for example
> > software update or PTGui automatic update you will never get it automatically
> > a Mac. You always have to approve the update,
> > This is why Macs are much safer,
> > There has been a few cases recently about Mac Malware but they have been bad
> > which people have approved to install. For example codes from Porno sites and a
> > versions of software which has been manipulated.
> > As long as you only install from secure well known sites you will never get anything
> > dangerous. And keep away from pirate sites of all kind.
> I just downloaded Google Earth and it seems that you are right, I have never heard about
> anything like this before. If this script really does what they say Google is on a very
> dangerous way.
> There are already a lot of protests.
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