Don’t accidentally install junk when you download software
By Kim Komando, Komando.com
March 13, 2019
Over the past few years, there have been growing debates regarding the best apps, the best smartphones, the best internet browsers and even the best social media platforms. It seems like every facet of technology is susceptible to scrutiny.However, one thing almost every internet user can agree on is that free is always better! Creature comforts like streaming services, memberships and subscriptions can quickly add up, so it’s helpful to save money whenever possible. Thankfully, there are numerous free software downloads at your disposal.But, like many good (and free) things in life, there are often drawbacks. With free software downloads, many folks complain about the unwanted programs, extensions and add-ons that often come bundled in with free software downloads. You need to always be careful downloading free internet software otherwise you may wind up with a strange new toolbar or a weird program that you may not know what to do with (or how to get rid of!)GET FREE PROGRAMS TO EDIT PHOTOS, SEND EMAIL AND MOREOften times, this crisis can be averted by unchecking a box when initially downloading a program. Now, of course, many people may not be aware of this trick and even those who are may overlook this one simple step.
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