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Lenovo promises crapware-free Windows PCs

After the SuperFish mess, Lenovo has decided to start afresh. The company announced that it will ship cleaner, safer, adware-free and bloatware-free Windows PCs, by significantly reducing the number of pre-installed software on its systems. Lenovo has been down in dumps […]

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Crapware makes PCs take more than twice as long to boot up.

This study has put nine machines from the major manufacturers through a battery of tests designed to highlight where they’re being run ragged by unwanted trial software or crapware. Acer, Sony and HP are the worst offenders, as far as […]

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Microsoft Stores to sell crapware free PCs

The computers on display in the Microsoft Store come without any run-of-the-mill “crapware“; the derisive term used for generic trial software and other unwanted programs that commonly clog new PCs when they’re shipped by computer makers.

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Its time to uninstall Digsby.

The popular Digsby instant messenger client not only bundles half a dozen “optional” crapware applications, it’s also using your computer to crawl the web, do stock market research, and more. It’s time to uninstall.