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I have used and recommended imgburn for years.

I know to only download files from the authors site as the mirrors often install other unwanted crap.

I was very disappointed today when I downloaded imgburn from the imgburn mirror and it tried to install conduit search, a nasty piece of adware.

This was very unexpected from this author who I had thought I could trust.

 

-= Bruce D. Meyer

 

Reference:

http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-conduit-search-virus/

 

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The installer is now powered by OpenCandy (rather bundling the Ask.com toolbar). The OpenCandy advertising platform offers a 3rd party app or two as part of the installation wizard. I have no idea what it'll offer you at any one time, it could change each time you run the installer.

 

Just opt out of anything you don't want.

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