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i just noticed that the updaters of steam and origin look very similar.

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Is this just some "coincidence" or is there some generic updater api available in Windows that i never noticed?

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Because they both use a progress bar and a Cancel button? – ZippyV Feb 28 '13 at 20:31
Because both changed lately to this new style which resemble because they both use the standard windows controls. – Nick Russler Mar 1 '13 at 10:19
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Most probably one has copied the other's user messages and they look similar.

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i just wondered if this is somehow related to windows 8 which i got recently, because i remember the steam updater looked really different ( – Nick Russler Feb 28 '13 at 20:39

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