Nero released Nero BurnLite 10 free version which offers simple CD,DVD copying and burning capabilities but the annoying thing is Nero BurnLite 10 comes bundled with Ask toolbar and Nero will install Ask toolbar without user consent , though you can install Nero along with Ask Toolbar and uninstall Ask Toolbar later, let us see how you can install Nero 10 free version without installing Ask Toolbar.
This is very simple process.
Installing Nero BurnLite 10 free version without ask toolbar
1.Download Nero BurnLite 10 from Nero website requires registration, no problem you can download Nero BurnLite 10 from below link.
Link :Nero BurnLite 10
2.Run the program, Nero extracts all files needed to install to temporary folder .
3.After Nero completely extracts required files to temporary folder , Nero shows InstallShield Wizard now click cancel button .
5.Now you will observe NERO20100709115641857 like folder under temporary folder which contains all files to install Nero in your Computer.
6.Open that folder contains setup file ,windows installer ,setup configuration settings files and other files requires to install Nero 10 free version.
Scroll down to the bottom double click on setup.ini configuration settings file and it will open in notepad ,now scroll down under ” [ISSetupPrerequisites]” remove 6th entry “PreReq5= Ask Toolbar.prq” and save the file.
Now run Nero BurnLite 10 Setup application from temp folder and follow instructions on the screen Nero will be installed without any problems and of course without ask toolbar.
I installed Nero BurnLite 10 on windows 7 and its working fine.
Update (Dec 3, 2010): Here is latest Nero Burn Lite 10 download link , no need to give your email address to Nero.