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Need some advice on a new laptop with min software installed

by gwader / November 4, 2009 2:09 AM PST

I'm looking for a new laptop with minimum software installed. Example "Hp crap" not installed. I just want windows install. Then I'll install what I want.

Thanks for the advice


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What you talking about.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 4, 2009 3:22 AM PST

I picked up the HP dv6-1361sb and uninstalled ONE thing. What else would I uninstall?

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by gwader / November 4, 2009 1:25 PM PST

Ok let me reword the question. I want to buy a laptop with only windows installed on it. Who sells one Dell, Alien wear.....?

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No one!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 4, 2009 7:46 PM PST
In reply to: Hmm...

We've had this discussion before. There is NO MARKET for this. Or let's say the market is some per cent point. As such you get to take care of this on your own.

Seems simple. Get the machine, get the OS and install it. Done.

But here I am with a new HP. I uninstalled one item and I'm good to go. What else would I want to dismiss?

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added apps
by gwader / November 4, 2009 9:40 AM PST

Hp loads the machines with tones of stuff that runs in the background, plus all the other apps that get installed which run in the background.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 4, 2009 10:51 AM PST
In reply to: added apps

Ok, I have this hp model. What should I look for?

Be specific.

I've encountered many that want to do a fresh OS install but why not do that? Get the machine, load it yourself. Be happy.

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Look at Sager or Prostar they sell
by orlbuckeye / November 5, 2009 8:44 PM PST

systems without an OS if you want. If you order the OS the install and all the drivers but not one piece of crapware.

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