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Ep. 1438: Microsoft and the crushing anvils of irony

Microsoft tries to poke the European antitrust bear and point them in the direction of Google--ok, guys. Just, you know, beware of karma. Also, Google cracks down on the Android chaos (and hopefully the crapware, too), the +1 button points to, yet again, the all-consuming importance of recommendations, and Samsung did not--I repeat, did NOT--install keylogger software on its laptops. Plus, introducing our new app, Smart Fart. (Sigh.) --Molly

By April 1, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1438: Microsoft and the crushing anvils of irony (Podcast)

Microsoft tries to poke the European antitrust bear and point them in the direction of Google--ok, guys. Just, you know, beware of karma. Also, Google cracks down on the Android chaos (and hopefully the crapware, too), the +1 button points to, yet again, the all-consuming importance of recommendations, and Samsung did not--I repeat, did NOT--install keylogger software on its laptops. Plus, introducing our new app, Smart Fart. (Sigh.) --Molly

By March 31, 2011

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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

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

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

May 21, 2008

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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.

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

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Sony charges fifty bucks for a crapware-free system

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

By March 21, 2008

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PC buyers aim to cut the 'crapware'

Following the lead of businesses, some consumers are wiping their systems clean and starting over, but it's not always easy.

By April 26, 2007

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PC makers walk fine line with 'crapware'

Computer makers tweak their approaches to avoid alienating customers while still trying to milk third-party software's cash cow. Images: Bogged down by bloatware?

By April 18, 2007

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Top 5 Crapware

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

By May 4, 2007