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Free crapware removal from Support.com

The tech support firm says it will remove trialware at no cost, but must get remote access to your PC.

By December 8, 2008


CNET Top 5: Crapware

All that unwanted software that comes installed on a new PC really stinks. We identify the worst offenders.

May 21, 2008


Rid your PC of crapware

Rich DeMuro and Dan Ackerman show you how to identify and remove icons, links, and trial programs you might not need on your new PC.

May 21, 2008


Sony charges fifty bucks for a crapware-free system

Sony's "Fresh Start" option costs and extra $50.

By March 21, 2008


Top 5 Crapware

We count down the Top 5 kinds of unwanted preinstalled software.

By May 4, 2007


Firefox gets mobile foothold from Android preinstallation deals

Second-tier phones and tablets from Gigabyte and Kobo will have the mobile browser built in, a move that could help Mozilla's ambition of having more mobile influence.

By November 7, 2013


Laptop makers: we don't care about your software

Opening your brand new laptop should be a good experience. So why are vendors ruining it by stuffing it to the gills with poor software?

By March 22, 2012


MacBook Pro declared 'best-performing' Windows laptop

A PC services company placed Apple computers in the No. 1 and No. 6 slots as the best-performing Windows laptops.

By April 24, 2013


Windows 8.1 reflects new reality for Microsoft releases

Microsoft is making the Windows sausage differently these days. And that impacts everything from how products are tested to how they're launched and updated.

By August 14, 2013


Trackpad++ is a better MacBook trackpad driver for Windows

Frustrated by fickle trackpad performance in Boot Camp? Trackpad++ makes life a little easier.

By December 5, 2011