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(The Verge)   Mozilla reverse-engineers Microsoft's underhanded bollocks of a default browser selection process   (theverge.com) divider line
    More: Hero, Internet Explorer, Microsoft, Operating system, Windows Vista, ReactOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, default browsers  
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1134 clicks; posted to STEM » on 13 Sep 2021 at 9:43 PM (10 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-09-13 7:14:06 PM  
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2021-09-13 9:49:30 PM  
3 votes:

Ivo Shandor: [external-preview.redd.it image 300x503]


$LocalTempDir = $env:TEMP; $ChromeInstaller = "ChromeInstaller.exe"; (new-object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadFile('ht​tp://dl.google.com/chrome/install/375.​126/chrome_installer.exe', "$LocalTempDir\$ChromeInstaller"); & "$LocalTempDir\$ChromeInstaller" /silent /install; $Process2Monitor = "ChromeInstaller"; Do { $ProcessesFound = Get-Process | ?{$Process2Monitor -contains $_.Name} | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Name; If ($ProcessesFound) { "Still running: $($ProcessesFound -join ', ')" | Write-Host; Start-Sleep -Seconds 2 } else { rm "$LocalTempDir\$ChromeInstaller" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Verbose } } Until (!$ProcessesFound)

Kill it with firePowershell
 
2021-09-13 10:07:52 PM  
2 votes:

fragMasterFlash: Ivo Shandor: [external-preview.redd.it image 300x503]

$LocalTempDir = $env:TEMP; $ChromeInstaller = "ChromeInstaller.exe"; (new-object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadFile('ht​tp://dl.google.com/chrome/install/375.​126/chrome_installer.exe', "$LocalTempDir\$ChromeInstaller"); & "$LocalTempDir\$ChromeInstaller" /silent /install; $Process2Monitor = "ChromeInstaller"; Do { $ProcessesFound = Get-Process | ?{$Process2Monitor -contains $_.Name} | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Name; If ($ProcessesFound) { "Still running: $($ProcessesFound -join ', ')" | Write-Host; Start-Sleep -Seconds 2 } else { rm "$LocalTempDir\$ChromeInstaller" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Verbose } } Until (!$ProcessesFound)

Kill it with firePowershell


I've been assured many times on this here site that if you have to open a CLI then your OS fails.
 
2021-09-13 11:18:48 PM  
2 votes:

H31N0US: Mozilla vpn any good? What the maximum number of proxies? 6? 8?


7. 7 proxies.
 
2021-09-13 10:51:22 PM  
1 vote:

MusicMakeMyHeadPound: fragMasterFlash: Ivo Shandor: [external-preview.redd.it image 300x503]

$LocalTempDir = $env:TEMP; $ChromeInstaller = "ChromeInstaller.exe"; (new-object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadFile('ht​tp://dl.google.com/chrome/install/375.​126/chrome_installer.exe', "$LocalTempDir\$ChromeInstaller"); & "$LocalTempDir\$ChromeInstaller" /silent /install; $Process2Monitor = "ChromeInstaller"; Do { $ProcessesFound = Get-Process | ?{$Process2Monitor -contains $_.Name} | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Name; If ($ProcessesFound) { "Still running: $($ProcessesFound -join ', ')" | Write-Host; Start-Sleep -Seconds 2 } else { rm "$LocalTempDir\$ChromeInstaller" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Verbose } } Until (!$ProcessesFound)

Kill it with firePowershell

I've been assured many times on this here site that if you have to open a CLI then your OS fails.


You'd rather deal with Edge than a CLI? I won't say any more about that, given how they tend to frown upon kink shaming on this site these days.
 
2021-09-14 1:40:36 AM  
1 vote:
1) Uninstall Edge
 
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