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post #41 of 47
Yay, more crapware running with my computer! Thank god for MSCONFIG!

Also, most people just click next through installers to finish it quickly. This is how those crappy toolbars get installed all the time, half my work on customers' computers is installing all the toolbars, the other half is malwarebytes and firefox
post #42 of 47
So latest 270 drivers have no performance updates for Crysis 2.

lame
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Great, more garbage running in the background.
I thought this at first too, but it shouldn't use really any noticeable amount of system resources at all, granted, I'm not using it as I prefer to know whether a driver is good or not before I upgrade to it.
    
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post #44 of 47
Guys this can be turned off you know.

And this driver update notification is for people who don't update their drivers (most people excluding us) and old/bad drivers are killing the PC Industry (ask Google, Mozilla, Valve, various game developers, etc).

So many people get BSoD's, lockups, CTD's, and poor performance in a wide variety of applications due to poor drivers and outdated software, which is why companies are pushing for updating services. Also why Windows 8 has an app store.
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post #45 of 47
I love how everyone whines about it.

Makes me feel having a quad/hexa-cores cpu with 6GB ram will make 'em 'suffer' by using a tinsy little notification app running in the background.
    
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post #46 of 47
Looks good I'll certainly use it just to have something checking in the background. It's got a low memory footprint so I don't mind it running and I'll still occasionally check OCN for updates if I remember to.
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Great, more garbage running in the background.
My thoughts exactly. Thankfully we don't have to install that feature so its all good.
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