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Author Topic: Standalone (no internet) baby program  (Read 1677 times)

IconBoy

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Standalone (no internet) baby program
« on: June 10, 2008, 05:45:17 PM »
Tried out http://www.babysmash.com and then saw it does some connection to the internet. Anyone recommend a freeware app that does the same/similar that does not need any sort of outgoing connection at all?
Thanks very much.

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Re: Standalone (no internet) baby program
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2008, 07:12:50 PM »
When you say "does some connection to the internet", this is rather vague.

Maybe it was the installer checking for an update, maybe the program itself checking for an update?

Did you try blocking it with your firewall, maybe it doesn't need an internet connection at all?

Email the author, ask them what it's doing - it can't be anything too dangerous since they've released the source code.

If you feel so inclined, the code is available at Codeplex, you could see what it's doing or compile your own standalone version.

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Re: Standalone (no internet) baby program
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2008, 09:02:04 PM »
like 4wd mentioned the program looks innocuous enough but if you're looking for alternatives, try Toddler Keys or Skrommel's Toddler Trap.