It took almost a year and a half for the reprieve, but I am very pleased to learn that Webroot has finally removed the Ask Toolbar and Search Assistant from their Spy Sweeper antispyware software product!
Webroot Spy Sweeper is a subscription only software, which made it particularly disconcerting. Paying customers were presented with the ASK Toolbar and Search Assistant, resulting in Webroot receiving monies from IAC on a pay-per-install basis. Yet, other vendors provide antispyware software free for personal use without similar add-ons.
Thank you, Webroot.
- Webroot no longer offer ASK Toolbar or Ask Search on its installer
- Webroot Spy Sweeper Is "Out of Favor"
- Webroot Software | Spyware Detection and removal by award-winning Spy Sweeper software
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