Anyway, I just went ahead and clicked on the install link anyway, and turns out it is the real deal, no spyware here. Still, I think adobe should update their ways of updating, and stop scaring people like this with ugly screens.
Oh and if anyone is wondering about the install.. it goes something like this:
- Internet Explorer asks you if you want to install an ActiveX control. I click install...
- Then it asks you for which language you want.. I choose English US..
- Then it asks if I want to install google reader.. I say what the flip, is evil google really trying to take over the world, and I uncheck the box and move on..
- Then it says RESTART YOUR COMPUTER? What?
Ok, wait, so I'm supposed to restart my computer to finish installation of a think called shockwave player? Why? This doesn't even make any sense. Oh well, I guess its no use about talking to big giants like Google and Adobe, they never seem to listen.
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