Re: google toolbar update
"Fuzzy Logic" <firstname.lastname@example.orgREMOVETHIS> wrote in message
> "Donald Anadell" <email@example.com> wrote in
>> "dwolf" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> Yes... but I want Internet Explorer to take charge of it's add on !!!
>> This is a Google issue, and it doesn't take much "Googling" to discover
>> that it's a Google policy to push updates on users as soon as they come
>> out of Beta. There's no way(that I'm aware of) to prevent this
>> Auto-Updating via the User Interface in the Google Toolbar. I've read
>> that the Enterprise addition of the Toolbar 4 can be stopped from
>> auto-updating via Group Policy edits in the Registry, but not the
>> Standard version.
>> One thing you might try, in order to prevent Version 4 from
>> auto-updating to Version 5 is to edit the "Hosts" file. I've never used
>> the Google Toolbar so I can not attest to whether this workaround
>> actually works or not, but you might give it a try if Version 4 is that
>> important to you.
>> Edit your "HOSTS" file located in at:
>> Add the following line to the HOSTS file and save it:
>> 127.0.0.1 toolbar.google.com
>> Good luck,
>> Donald Anadell
> FWIW this appears to have stopped my Google Toolbar from being updated. I
> still running version 4 and it's not been updated in the month or so since
> updated my hosts file.
Thanks for the feedback Fuzzy Logic.
>>> "Leonard Grey" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>> Ask Google about their software. Ask us about Internet Explorer.
>>>> Leonard Grey
>>>> Errare humanum est
>>>> dwolf wrote:
>>>>> Google toolbar update
>>>>> I want to stick with version 4... last week I was automatically
>>>>> updated to five. I switched it back, I uninstalled toolbar notifier
>>>>> And a week later I've been updated again... So.....
>>>>> What's the easiest way to keep version 4...