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Getting Rid Of Aol


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#1 barns1

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 10:51 PM

Hi, Just purchased a HP Laptop w/ Vista. It has AOL trial loaded on it and I want to get rid of this. Everytime I bring up the internet AOL appears instead of my Yahoo page. I can't find it under add/remove programs. I just want to get it deleted. Please help. Thanks!!!

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 11:43 AM

You can try PC Decrapifier:
http://www.pcdecrapifier.com/

"Run as Administrator" to remove unwanted programs

What it removes:
http://www.pcdecrapifier.com/apps

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 01:25 AM

Another reason why bloatware a.k.a. crapware preloaded on PC's is a bad idea. Why do PC manufacturers think it's such a good idea to place these programs on customers' PC's when they don't want the majority of them?

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 06:48 AM

They think it's a good idea because the crapware manufacturer's pay them to put it on (which, BTW, is one of the reasons that PC's are so cheap to buy these days).
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