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Google Puts an .EXE File on their Homepage

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, October 7, 2009
11 years ago2,220 views

I noticed it too indeed,

<<This a screenshot of the Google homepage inside Internet Explorer. If you click the "Update Now" link on the Google home page, it will download an executable file – setgooglesearch.exe – on the desktop that will set Google as the default search engine inside IE.>>

labnol.org/internet/google-exe ...

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I've seen a direct link to Google Toolbar's installer before.

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

that is not the first time, i saw it maybe 3 month ago

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Thanks guys! In my case Google is only showing this on the local version, not on Google.com.

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