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New laptop w/ win7- bloatware

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January 12, 2010 11:19:57 PM

Hey gang. If I am asking in the wrong forum- I apologize. Please direct me to where I should ask.

I just got an Acer Aspire 5739g laptop from newegg and am getting ready to rock and roll with it. It's my first go at a laptop that I have purchased for myself. I read in the reviews that there was a ton of bloatware on it.... I've been able to see some of it and remove trial versions of thing but my question is this-

Whats the best way to tell if something is useless or if it is needed by the system? I know enough to keep the things labled 'driver' but thats about it.

Thanks!

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January 13, 2010 1:09:20 AM

Try PCDecrapifier. It's free for home use, and will remove the worst and most common bloatware. Then run CCleaner to remove junk files and registry entries.
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