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#856033 - 12/13/12 09:47 AM Mumbo Jumbo Issues
Cue Offline
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I bought the disk version of Mumbo Jumbo's "Midnight Mysteries - Devil on the Mississippi".

By default, when I installed the game it wanted to install "Gamebar" and set Web Search as my default search engine. If I select the custom install I can deselect them both but then when I try to launch the game I get a "debug report" that apparently is supposed to improve the game in the future.

So I went to the Mumbo Jumbo website to see if there was a way to install the game without the add-on and without making changes to my computer and Norton notified me that it had just stopped a malicious toolkit attack!

Sounds pretty suspicious to me. Has anyone else had problems like this with Mumbo Jumbo games?
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#856043 - 12/13/12 10:03 AM Re: Mumbo Jumbo Issues [Re: Cue]
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I stick with BigFish for this reason.

Hopefully someone that has bought a game from them can tell you if this is the norm. It sounds like a lot more than you bargained for just to install a game.

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#856066 - 12/13/12 10:49 AM Re: Mumbo Jumbo Issues [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
Marian Offline
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Several years ago I purchased a couple of boxed Mumbo Jumbo games and nothing like what you describe ever happened to me, Cue. Maybe things have changed in the interim? headscratch wave12

#856098 - 12/13/12 01:22 PM Re: Mumbo Jumbo Issues [Re: Cue]
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i brought mumbo jumbo 3 midnight games install the gamebar and web search nothing happen, and uninstall gamebar and web search.

Edited by family (12/13/12 01:22 PM)

#856380 - 12/14/12 03:20 PM Re: Mumbo Jumbo Issues [Re: Cue]
Cue Offline
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Thanks everyone.

I had one other Midnight Mystery game that came in a four-pack that I didn't have any problems with. I think for the price, I'll leave this one alone.
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