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Windows 7: How do I get rid of bloatware?


16 Apr 2012   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
If you choose not to go the clean install route. Have a look at PC Decrapifier.

The PC Decrapifier Wipes Unwanted Junk | The PC Decrapifier

Top Applications Removed | The PC Decrapifier

A Guy
I am going to have a go at this.
My fingers are crossed.

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16 Apr 2012   #12

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Oh Whoah... now I've REALLY done it !

I installed and ran PCdecrapifier. Then I ran Privacyeraser Pro, then, Ccleaner, then a hard boot, to ensure (that) I have really killed some stuff.

A lot of the stuff , I didn't have a clue about. Just took wild crazy guesses.
Mostly, I got rid of anything that was HP.

What an absolutely and dangerous knife, that was.

I haven't had so much fun for ages !

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16 Apr 2012   #13
Microsoft MVP

 

Now check System File integrity: Clean Up Factory Bloatware - Windows 7 Forums
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16 Apr 2012   #14

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Now check System File integrity: Clean Up Factory Bloatware - Windows 7 Forums
Ahh, I looked at that link a few times..too much for me to handle.
What is System File integrity?
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16 Apr 2012   #15
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Sometimes cleaning up the preinstalled factory bloatware damages System files worse than having the crap installed. So run SFC -SCANNOW Command.

In what way is the tutorial too much? We're here to answer questions if you need it.
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16 Apr 2012   #16

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

..wait, I'll open that link first.
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16 Apr 2012   #17

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Sometimes cleaning up the preinstalled factory bloatware damages System files worse than having the crap installed. So run SFC -SCANNOW Command.

In what way is the tutorial too much? We're here to answer questions if you need it.
Simply, I just can't plain understand it.
I opened the other link, and and I can't understand that either.
Did you see one and or two ands?
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16 Apr 2012   #18
Microsoft MVP

 

Never mind.
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16 Apr 2012   #19

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

..well, did you?

By the way, best surfing spots here in Australia, are Lennox Heads NSW, and Bells Beach VIC.
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18 Apr 2012   #20

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

I ran CHKDSK. But a real big scan.
A scan to detect any problems and to fix them.
It took oh sooo long.

Now, my computer is running at lightning speed.
I have never ever seen my computer run so fast.

I ran privacy eraser pro, and then Ccleaner, and they ran so fast it was scary.
My PC boots fast and shuts down fast.

Now, something has happened..I don't know what it is, but the speed is phenomenal.
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