Skip to comments.I want Google OFF my computer.
Posted on 08/27/2010 7:49:46 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
It locks up. It locks up Blogger, too. It did it when I was composing this despatch, and I had to recreate it. What a waste of my time! Furthermore, it takes forever to load, as if it's scanning every byte of my computer for stuff it can parse with my email and put together into some sort of profile of me that it can sell to someone. I'm over that.
I'm also over this obesity shit. I see people who literally *wobble* around, wearing this "oh, feel sorry for ME!" look on their faces. When I was a kid, there was ONE obese person in the entire town, and it was clear there was a medical reason for it. Now they're everywhere. Like gigantic jellyfish. Who the hell put a gun to their heads and made them sit on the couch and eat junk food all day every day of their lives? Or they tool around on those $15,000 electric carts that they get from the welfare office. Yeah, go ahead and help those victims of white-male-oppression, Michelle Obama.
I'm also over you, "Mayor" Bloomberg, of the self-anointed Third Term. I'm very over you using your little bully pulpit (with stepstool) to dictate *your* (mis) interpretation of the Constitution to justify special favors to your biggest freaking donors. You're a clown, and clown's shouldn't run the circus.
And speaking of clowns, especially the horror-movie variety, don't get me started on the 9-11-mosque-imam and his dinosaur-looking wife. Gad, in any language, they're repulsive.
Google runs on your computer? That’s some machine!
Google owns my computer. But it's the author's viewpoint.
Thanks for not excerpting.
This thread needs the pic of the “leave Obama Alone” crying girl pic.
I never had a problem with google. It is quick and easy. The bloggers who don’t make it or who are in the back somewhere are probably not popular within the public. They usually find the popular sites first and go from there.
Needs a crying towel. Boo-hoo-hoo.
What has this got to do with google-related system crashes?
I dare you to read more than the title of the thread.
Start - Settings -Control Panel - Add remove programs..
Well, I dunno. It's kind of like buying a Chevy 'cause it had 0% financing and no payments till whenever and then finding out the car really sucked.
What's "dumb@ss" about that?
I just don't where people would be in life without helpful things like this.
There are some ways to minimize Google’s intrusion into your networked life short of just unplugging yourself from the internet.
First, the obvious: don’t use Google to search nor GMail nor any of their other tools, for that matter.
Secondly, get a way to block scripts and tracking cookies. On Firefox, there are plugins called NoScript and Ghostery to do those tasks, respectively. I only white-list what I absolutely need for NoScript and nothing at all for Ghostery. By all means, do NOT enable “google analytics” under NoScript.
Finally, to prevent Google (or anyone else) from creating a “profile” on you from assembling public data, use different “handles” and email addresses at sites you frequent — more of a pain to you, but less likely to allow snoopers to assemble information on you from multiple sources.
I don’t know. I felt like writing this because the person was complaining about a blog. I will send my posts to you prior to posting for your authorization from now on.
Buy the chevy cause it's a better car, not for the financing..
Who pi$$ed in your Wheaties this morning?
Well, at least I didn’t say “ I’m from the government, and I’m here to help”!
I did that to remove the google toolbar. I still have a process that runs as a service called google_update.exe. I tried to make it go away. It keeps coming back. Any ideas?
My sister bit a cheese eating moose while taking a shower and then her beeber was stuned permanently after that. When she logged on it was all better.
Thank you. :)
Yeah.. But a little more complicated.
Look under ‘processes’ for googleupdate.exe (or similar program)
Click on it and hit ‘end process’.
Then go to:
Start -Run - Regedit -
Click ‘Edit’ on the top bar.
enter the name of the program (googleupdate.exe)
Click ‘Find next’.
When it finds it, hit the ‘delete’.
Hit F3 to continue searching and hit ‘delete’ everytime it’s found.
Keep hitting F3 until it says ‘finished searching’.
1. Instead of removal, a permission-based firewall such as ZoneAlarm can be used to temporarily block Googleupdate. If desired, the steps below can be used to completely remove Googleupdate from the system. Before attempting any manual removal, it’s a good idea to backup your system and make a separate backup of the system registry. Also note that removing Googleupdate will impact the parent applications ability to download updates.
2. To locate instances of googleupdate, search all local fixed drives for googleupd or googleupd* (depending on the search utility, the * wildcard may be required. Note that it is not required for the Windows search feature in Windows Explorer).
3. Make copies of any files found, noting their original location. Depending on the OS, some or all of the following may be found:
Google Update (Task Scheduler Object)
Googleupdate.exe (Application) (two or more locations)
GoogleUpdateHelper.msi (Windows Installer Package)
4. You should be able to delete the Google Update Task Scheduler Object and the GoogleUpdateHelper.msi with no problem. However, to delete googleupdate.exe, you’ll first need to launch Task Manager, locate the running Google Update process, and stop it. After doing that, you should be able to delete Googleupdate.exe. In other cases, GoogleUpdate may be installed as a service, in which case you will need to first stop the service before attempting to delete the file.
5. Next, open the Registry Editor and browse to the following subkey:
6. In the right pane, locate the value named “Google Update”, right-click the name and select Delete. Click Yes to confirm the deletion. When finished, close the Registry Editor.
7. After following the above steps, reboot the system.
You need an exorcist to remove it.
Why don't we take a little trip over to namby-pamby land and see if we can get you some SELF CONFIDENCE, you jackwagon!
>> I dare you to read more than the title of the thread.
I did! It sucked. I wish I had that minute of my life back.
***They [Google] usually find the popular sites first and go from there.***
In my experience, Google shows the ads first, together with the liberal opinion pieces, and whatever I’m looking for is somewhere down in the thousands. Try looking up how to make a toilet flush properly, and you’ll find both ads for plumbers and places that answer your question FOR A PRICE.
I ran search for google and deleted all but one file which would not go. I went to Control panel and removed the last file. Now I have less people spying on me.
That’s hugh and series!
What in the heck happened to the old saying, “if you do not have anything nice to say don’t say anything!!!!”?
This forum has gone so negative about anything and everything, it is hard to believe.
Google and Yahoo install their wretched tool bars that are pure junk and clog your system. First avoid Google’s Chrome browser. Try Firefox instead. Go to add/remove programs in the control panel and remove any Google programs ditto for Yahoo. Run a good malware remover like Super Anti-spyware. Run a good disk cleaner like CCleaner and defrag your hard drive. You will be surprised at the difference a little junk clean out can do.
Outstanding Post and agree 100%. CC Cleaner is fantastic. I would say add Advance System Care too. $17 a year but worth it. It will take any computer in your house and make it run like the first day you purchased. Been using both products for 3 years now and love it. Actually whenever a purchase a new computer I always run CC cleaner. It’s amazing how much it will improve your computer’s performance.
It was too short. At least, it was too short for a stream-of-consciousness rant. You were just getting started!
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“Try Firefox instead.”
I tried it after reading recommendations on FR. On installation, Firefox put Google all over my registry. My firewall popped Firefox for various Google connection attempts. Overall, Firefox tried to connect to (something) quite often. Close Firefox and it stopped.
Firefox is also one of the least secure browsers available (currently).
I’d stay far away from Firefox if you’re worried about security and privacy.
If you do have a Google account, disable history.
“What’s “dumb@ss” about that?”
Where’s the “here’s your sign” guy?
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