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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 Dec. 8, 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


Top 5 Crapware

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

By May. 4, 2007


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


Sony charges fifty bucks for a crapware-free system

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

By Mar. 21, 2008


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 Nov. 7, 2013


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 Apr. 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 Aug. 14, 2013


Free utility finds unwanted programs uninstallers miss

Belarc Advisor's complete inventory of your system helps you spot potentially unwanted programs that CCleaner, Revo Uninstaller, and Windows 8.1's own uninstaller don't list.

By Feb. 24, 2014


Surface Mini may not show up till spring

Microsoft may not get its first Surface Mini tablet out the door until spring 2014 -- which is looking like the same time when its Windows variants may get a refresh, sources say.

By Sep. 25, 2013