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Windows 7: Bloatware removal

22 Nov 2011   #1
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 
Bloatware removal

Now I have read some of the posts in the tuts and while I would love to get rid of some of the stuff I am still not really sure of what is needed.

I am setting up a friends eMachine M355 at the moment and am constantly pestered with eMachine reg and other flipping pop ups for diags etc Now I have chuffed off the Norton thats fair enough but some of it I don't want to remove if it is essential. Thing is the little machine would be better I reckon if I could get rid of the crud, but I have no way of telling what is needed.


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22 Nov 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Now I have read some of the posts in the tuts and while I would love to get rid of some of the stuff I am still not really sure of what is needed.

I am setting up a friends eMachine M355 at the moment and am constantly pestered with eMachine reg and other flipping pop ups for diags etc Now I have chuffed off the Norton thats fair enough but some of it I don't want to remove if it is essential. Thing is the little machine would be better I reckon if I could get rid of the crud, but I have no way of telling what is needed.

A win 7 DVD (or USB) a valid license, drivers for any unusual HD configurations (Like RAID).

As usual I would make a backup just to be sure
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22 Nov 2011   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Now I have read some of the posts in the tuts and while I would love to get rid of some of the stuff I am still not really sure of what is needed.

I am setting up a friends eMachine M355 at the moment and am constantly pestered with eMachine reg and other flipping pop ups for diags etc Now I have chuffed off the Norton thats fair enough but some of it I don't want to remove if it is essential. Thing is the little machine would be better I reckon if I could get rid of the crud, but I have no way of telling what is needed.

A win 7 DVD (or USB) a valid license, drivers for any unusual HD configurations (Like RAID).

As usual I would make a backup just to be sure
Thanks zig zag am doing a clone right this moment just to make sure.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Nov 2011   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Now I have read some of the posts in the tuts and while I would love to get rid of some of the stuff I am still not really sure of what is needed.

I am setting up a friends eMachine M355 at the moment and am constantly pestered with eMachine reg and other flipping pop ups for diags etc Now I have chuffed off the Norton thats fair enough but some of it I don't want to remove if it is essential. Thing is the little machine would be better I reckon if I could get rid of the crud, but I have no way of telling what is needed.

A win 7 DVD (or USB) a valid license, drivers for any unusual HD configurations (Like RAID).

As usual I would make a backup just to be sure
Thanks zig zag am doing a clone right this moment just to make sure.

Let us know if we can be of assistance
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22 Nov 2011   #5
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Thanks you folks will do
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22 Nov 2011   #6
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Have you seen PC Decrapifier?

Crappy PC No More! | The PC Decrapifier
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22 Nov 2011   #7
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
Have you seen PC Decrapifier?

Crappy PC No More! | The PC Decrapifier
Yeah marsmimar Corinna mentioned it in another thread - haven't had time to use it yet on the machine setup or my main machine as there so many uodates coming through - but will
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22 Nov 2011   #8
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Yeah marsmimar Corinna mentioned it in another thread - haven't had time to use it yet on the machine setup or my main machine as there so many uodates coming through - but will
It's pretty powerful. It tried to remove me!
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22 Nov 2011   #9
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 



Thanks marsmimar, made me laugh out loud

BTW...when did my name change to Corinna?
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22 Nov 2011   #10
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Yeah marsmimar Corinna mentioned it in another thread - haven't had time to use it yet on the machine setup or my main machine as there so many uodates coming through - but will
It's pretty powerful. It tried to remove me!
do you mean windows ME?

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