Sunday, May 30, 2010

Letter of rage

Dear Broadcom WIDCOMM Bluetooth Software 6.2.1.2100 installer,

Thank you for deleting every file you had access to on my system volume. There's nothing like seeing random icons disappear from your desktop one-by-one. It's a shame you left all my other drives alone, but one can't have everything.

Yours sincerely,

Anonymous fan

Update: Ah, came across another report - so the problem has been known (with earlier versions!) for at least a month. Great...

6 comments:

Angelo said...

Me too. Shit!!!!

Anonymous said...

OMG...

THE EXACT SAME THING HAPPENED TO ME!!!

Anonymous said...

:(

Same here (Windows 7 x64) - Holy shit!!!

Luckely that i'd a Acronis Image from my C:

Anonymous said...

...and here the solution:
Remove old Widcomm installation with "Microsoft Windows Install CleanUp 5.5" -
now run the installer "SetupBtwDownloadSE.exe" again - works for me!

strange thing, glad to have a image from C:...

DisplayNameHere said...

Sad and glad I wasn't alone - I did have a drive image backup though it was about 1.5 months old.

Broadcom - screw you.

Anonymous said...

I suffered the same problem, something is really wrong in Widcomm Broadcom MSI installer, maybe MSI guru should unpack it and find out, maybe there is some "deltree C:\" from the good old DOS days stucked there... :D