In Pictures: How to spot and avoid installing potentially unwanted programs

Options that trick you into installing potentially unwanted programs are common during the setup of free tools and programs. Here's how to spot them and keep them off your system.

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Read the fine print Finally! Something we all know and ignore: the program's End User License Agreement. There's nothing like a massive block of dense legalese to make you select Accept and go on with your life.

But before you do so, take a second look at this particular EULA. The title reads "All Free ISO Ripper includes RelevantKnowledge." The first sentence also mentions RelevantKnowledge as software "included in this download."

The real relevant knowledge, so to speak, is that this isn't the All Free ISO Ripper EULA.

You can click Decline and go on.

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