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How Computer Manufacturers Are Paid to Make Your Laptop Worse.


Chronos the 2nd

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Interesting article here. As a builder I do not have a problem with bloatware but I bought a laptop last year and was quite taken aback by the amount of rubbish that came installed. Yes you can remove these programs but if you are a PC noobie then this is not really an option.

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Woolwell

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You have to be careful what you do remove though. Some of it can appear to be bloatware but for example could control the function keys.

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spuds

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We use to have a local computer repair person, who use to reformat quite a number of problematic machines. That not only removed any bloat-ware or add-ons, but about everything else, and all for £60 an hour.

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Nontek

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That is why I always guide anyone asking advice on new PCs to Novatech - guaranteed No Bloatware!

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