OpenCandy claims that using the
/NOCANDY switch when using a OpenCandy-affiliated installer allows you to avoid opencandy.
- Should I take their word for it?
- If not, can anyone independent of OpenCandy and their affiliates verify that
Background: About to install WinSCP onto a fresh Windows installation, and found out that new versions have OpenCandy associated with their installer. For the sake of balance, here's a link to WinSCP's FAQ on OpenCandy. The claim about
/NOCANDY working appears on WinSCP's web site, but the same boilerplate appears on other OpenCandy web sites.
If the OpenCandy people are offended by the tag "spyare": sorry, but it's the main tag here, rather than "adware".