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Downloading Software from Third Party Sites Makes Sense, Sometimes

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Usually I just stick with the developer site, put up with the surveys and questionnaires and enter a bunch of bogus information; third party sites make me nervous …

Whenever I want to download software, I try to do so from the developer website and not third party websites. Not necessarily because I trust the developer website more, but to make sure that I can snag the latest version of the program, and not an older version. Yes, even respected download portals do carry older versions of applications in their repository, especially when the release of a new software version has been very recent. Regardless of the download location, I always double-check the downloaded file online and offline before I execute or run it on the system.

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