They Didn't Ask Me (dr_phil_physics) wrote,
They Didn't Ask Me

Adobe FlashPlayer You're On My Shitlist

Flash always wants to update. At least there's an option to ask first, though the window blocks everything until you clear it. Friday LARA got like version 16.0 for Win XP SP3. Just now SUMMER wanted to install 15.9-something on Win XP SP2.

It offers some McAffee piece-o-crap as per usual and I as per usual uncheck the box. Download the installer. Run it. It starts downloading Flash AND the McAffee piece-o-crap. Fine, I'll delete it later. THEN it started trying to install Chrome giving a message that Chrome is already installed. THEN it started downloading Adobe Lightbox! On Friday that was a separate offer.


I killed the download. Started over. Same thing.

I gave Adobe some feedback and copied it so I could paste it here, but alas I lost it.

Suffice it to say, Adobe... either get your programmers to do the job right OR don't do it at all.

I don't need to have my time wasted because you screwed up. How many times do I have to say it? I BUY COMPUTERS TO GET MY WORK DONE - NOT YOURS. Period. End of story.

The shitlist is rapidly growing this month. Has everybody lost their minds?

Dr. Phil

  • Slow Food

    This flu started out with a stomach upset. And roughly ended with same. Today was the first day I ate a meal without feeling bad. Of course, the…

  • blergh...

    Long weekend. Friday and Saturday night, little sleep. Sunday morning I emailed Mrs. Dr. Phil at 6:20am not to bother to come in. I wouldn't be any…

  • House Arrest

    Well, we're in lockdown mode here at Fuller due to the flu. They did nasal swabs and the first results were negative save for one. But it sounds like…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.