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Should I remove remove these from new Toshiba laptop?

Hello. I purchased a new Toshiba laptop(runs Vista). I see a lot of threads here about remove/deleting unwanted/unused items from computers in order to improve function. I see a few icons on my computer that I know I'll not use(i.e. Vongo,an offer for free photo points,free website offer,etc). Should I remove/delete these or are they harmless since I've not used/activated them nor do I plan to? My first instict was to remove and delete them but after reading some threads here wasn't sure if that was necessary or wise. I've read online that some have tried to delete Vongo only but have had trouble doing so. Some people have even posted that attempting to do so has resulted in problems with their computer's performance.
I'm still relatively new to the computer scene so I'd appreciate any and all advice/help I can get.

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