Just bookmarking this to show why windows style executables are bad.

We installed the top 10 apps from Download.com, and you’ll never believe what happened! Well… I guess maybe you might have a good guess. Awful things. Awful things are what happens. Join us for the fun!

Spoilers here’s the ending:

And it doesn’t matter which antivirus you have installed — we’ve actually done this experiment a number of times with different antivirus vendors, and most of them completely ignored all of the bundled crapware.

http://www.howtogeek.com/198622/heres-what-happens-when-you-install-the-top-10-download.com-apps/