Quote: Originally Posted by bberkey1
So when I plan to buy my new laptop in the future, should I attempt to clean reinstall or just run an advanced uninstaller to take out the bloatware?
There's more to it than that.
System files can be damaged even by the removal of crapware, registry keys remain. It needs to be sequenced as shown in Clean Up Factory Bloatware
You can try that first to see if it meets the standard for native Windows 7 of "always instantaneous, never hangs" on adequate hardware. If not you have a better option.