FileHippo tests adware distributing download manager

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    Thanks for this. While not surprising.
     
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    That is bad news. Filehippo was a clean site with old versions available too. Any alternatives to filehippo?
     
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    Thanks for sharing. I tested the site and like the article writer I also was offered with only direct downloads without download manager. Either way, testing users' reactions or slowly and silently deploying, it's nasty and it will cause loss of users.
     
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    Yes - SuMo works great - but, use "lite" download only.
     
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    Well, bad news that's for sure. :thumbd:
     
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    I've seen the handwriting on the wall at FileHippo for awhile now. Lately I've been using Softpedia or MajorGeeks.
     
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