Why do programs...
Case in point, Adobe reader just informed me that there was a patch while I was reading some documentation. Great, downloaded – installed patch.
Now the Adobe “fast startup” program is part of my startup. Adobe would appear to be “faster” – at the expense of my machine startup time, memory, whatever. I hate those little bits that infest my machine over time.
I have for a long time used a little shareware program ‘autoruns” to track down these beasts and zap them. At least the anti-spyware I’m running informs me ever time some application injects their startup stuff into my registry. That way I can eradicate them no problem.
Also, why the heck would I need to reboot after patching Adobe? That just doesn’t make sense – yet it wanted to do just that. Thankfully it asked me first.
Oh well, random rant of the day.