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post #71 of 523
bye bye Razer
post #72 of 523
So we're talking about a mouse driver that, according to the TOS, can contain spyware? Maybe some data protection agency in the EU will step in as someone already said but actually I doubt it, as their service is based outside the EU. We'll probably see. It clearly shows the attitude they have towards us as customers though and I don't like that.

Thank you channelx99 for bringing this up! Hopefully this'll gain a lot of momentum and they will reverse that policy for the fear of reputation loss among gamers. I'm not in the need to buy input hardware right now but I'll spread the word among friends so they hopefully look elsewhere. I'm kinda glad that one of them just bought a Cyborg RAT MMO this week.
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How to uninstall the synapse drivers to install the offline drivers?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ivr56 View Post

Deathadders have offline pnly drivers that do not deal with Synapze


Thats what I use.
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post #75 of 523
Just don't use the Synapse software? I have the 2012 Mamba (liked the feel in store, but it just could never replace the old Xai that died and I am now looking for a new mouse) and the only software I have is the Mamba software that doesn't require a login. You can still use their products to their full potential just don't install the Synapse software. Sure you miss out in storing your profiles in the cloud, but I never really saw the benefit anyway.
     
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post #76 of 523
Quote:
Originally Posted by vitality View Post

I have a blackwidow and deathadder and don't even have the razer software installed.

This.

I never install any software that comes with the Keyboard or the mouse. But, this is ridiculous!!
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https://www.facebook.com/minliangtan?ref=stream

CEO of Razer, flood his facebook with messages of discontent.
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post #78 of 523
If you need a Naga that bad, just get a Logitech G600. Same setup, better feel, just as many buttons and the software is really nice.
post #79 of 523
DRM on hardware. We're all doomed.

How come when companies grow large they start to make stupid mistakes like this?

I like my Roccat kova+

My next keyboard will not again be a Razer, that is vor sure.
 
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post #80 of 523
This is just pathetic. I haven't used a Razer product in a few years now and I won't be considering them again (regardless of this to be honest) but even then, collecting and selling information? As if they don't rip off customers already with their ridiculous pricing.
    
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