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Add on's and extensions install themselves when using other computers.

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briguy is I
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Add on's and extensions install themselves when using other computers.

I have recently used my portable version of Firefox on another computer which already had Firefox on it's HDD. The computer I used also had AVG Free AntiVirus installed on it with AVG Security Toolbar installed on it.

When I started Firefox portable from my USB key, The AVG security toolbar was installed on my version of Firefox portable. But when I went back to my home machine, the toolbar was no longer there.

Why did this toolbar install when it was not installed already. And if that happens, how do I know that my personal information from my FFOX portable was not left on the machine I used?

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Bad Software Behaviour

AVG exhibits this bad behavior. It auto-installs itself into any copy of Firefox that you run on the PC without asking your permission (which isn't very nice). Nothing was left behind.

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