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Getting rid of crapware


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#1 RawAmateur

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:01 AM

I have a Sony VAIO laptop that came loaded with a heap of programs I didn't ask for.

Trouble is, I don't know which might be necessary or useful and which I can do without. I suspect there'll be many of the latter.

Can anyone plse tell me how I can get to know the role of each, so I can make a decision.

Edited by RawAmateur, 19 August 2010 - 10:02 AM.


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#2 hamluis

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:21 AM

Use Google...look up the specifics for what a given program does...ask yourself if you need such program installed.

If no...go to Add/Remove Programs and uninstall.

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:50 AM

Decrapifier is supposed to help you with this sort of issue.






http://www.pcdecrapifier.com/




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