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26628Re: Panorama from Google Earth

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  • Hans Nyberg
    Feb 3, 2009
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      Here is more about this
      http://groups.google.com/group/google-earth-browser-
      plugin/browse_thread/thread/146882feca2788c3/10179b3a75147976?lnk=raot

      It seems that they now have to prepare a special uninstall of the updater script.

      Hans


      --- 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
      > APPLE
      > > software update or PTGui automatic update you will never get it automatically
      installed
      > on
      > > 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
      > software
      > > which people have approved to install. For example codes from Porno sites and a
      Pirate
      > > 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.
      > http://code.google.com/p/update-engine/wiki/HowDoesUpdateEngineWork
      >
      > Hans
      >
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