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crapware

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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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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

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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

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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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Top 5 Crapware

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

By May 4, 2007

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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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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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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

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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

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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