It seems that Skype is automatically installing crapware called EasyBits Go without informing or asking users for installation permission.
Very disappointing that a reputable company like Skype is covertly installing unwanted software. Hopefully they'll either remove it or at least give users an option not to install it in the first place.
Seems to be a big slip up with regards to software updates. Users experienced issues logging in some hours before, but they have not yet commented on exactly what is wrong.
Sounds like a Microsoft move lol!
Well i'm switching... ooVoo anyone?
Does that work well? I saw some of my friends using it.
oovoo works alright in my opinion, its better than skype in calling because you can actually have a group chat its not just 1 channel for everyone. the only problem is its addicting you get like 6 people online in video chat but they want you to pay for it. lots of my friends just make new accounts for the extra perks you get in the beginning. its just a better version of skype in the end both have their pros and cons, the log in popup box on start up is annoying though i got rid of that day 1.
actually I just got asked by Skype if I wanted to install an application to play games (not sure of the exact wording I just said not interested), just while I was reading this. So they do ask for permission...
I got asked for permission to install it. Clicked no, so the fucker went ahead and installed it anyway >: (
whats the point of asking you if you want to install and then still installing it after you say no lol. i just block all updates from skype msn oovoo etc.
@fatstarr: I have absolutely no idea! :P It annoyed me though, it's fairly easy to get rid of luckily!
luckily mine didnt install, sorry dude
Microsoft should change that hideous UI Skype has right now..
Why aren't they doing anything?
Sounds like Microsoft.
YEEEPPP GETTING BUTT FACKED BY MICROSOFT!! LINUX ALL THE WAY BABY!
well microsoft owns skype now soo
yeah.. we can expect these things :)
just because Microsoft owns them doesn't mean anything yet o.o don't jump to conclusions.
XD microsoft made his first skype update and have problems.
Typical microsoft, I always had soem issues with them :D
For all of you all calling out Microsoft, they have nothing to do with the scenario since they technically have not taken over Skype yet. Please get your facts right before flaming.
having some sensitive info's on my pc and this virus looking software coming up ... it was kind of genuine wtf panic ...
really shame on skype for this, id be one to read the tos to see what it says about this, lawsuits are in hand.
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