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is pc decrapifier any good?


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#1 iamnothing

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Posted 23 April 2010 - 08:17 PM

I have a relatively new laptop and never attempted to get rid of all the junkware. I read an article about pc decrapifier and was wondering if anyone thought it was a good and simple tool to do this. Any thoughts and comments would be greatly appreciated!!

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Posted 23 April 2010 - 09:18 PM

yeah it is great! it works well.
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Posted 23 April 2010 - 09:23 PM

LOL I linked it in another thread on this forum...........

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Posted 23 April 2010 - 09:31 PM

Be careful what you remove on OEM machines. Make sure that it's not tied in with support during warranty. Verify each item's operation before removing it. Of course the usual AV freebies and ISP offers of course need to go, but some stuff is not so clear. Basically never assume. :huh:

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Posted 23 April 2010 - 11:01 PM

How do you know Animal? I have helped friends get rid of crap and I always wondered that. Since it wasn't my machine, I always erred on the side of caution. If I didn't know FOR SURE that it wouldn't hurt the system I left it........... Is there some sort of guide by each manufacturer about the crapware they foist on their computers?


EDIT for Clarity: When I say how do you know, I meant how does ONE know what is crap and what is necessary.........

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Posted 24 April 2010 - 01:36 AM

thanks so much everyone!! you all here are the only ones to be trusted on the net. thanks again!!

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Posted 24 April 2010 - 10:20 AM

on behalf of every one who posted you are very welcome and have a great day. Happy computing :huh:
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