Annoyware N. A Type Of Shareware That Frequently Disrupts Normal Program Operation To Display Requests For Payment To The Author In Return For The Ability To Disable The Request Messages.

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annoyware n.

A type of shareware that frequently
disrupts normal program operation to display requests for payment
to the author in return for the ability to disable the request
messages. (Also called `nagware') The requests generally require
user action to acknowledge the message before normal operation is
resumed and are often tied to the most frequently used features of
the software. See also careware, charityware,
crippleware, freeware, FRS,
postcardware, and -ware; compare payware