Since we’re on the subject of installing software, if the installer provides it, always choose the custom installation option.
This will give you control over the location you want to install the software. Additionally, this will also reveal if there are other pieces of software attached to your app, pieces that you didn’t request or need.
Here is an example from Heimdal PRO:
And here is an example of software that includes potentially unwanted applications (or PUAs, as they’re called) or adware:
See the difference?
Learn to spot these things so you don’t end up with an infected system.