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Question about Dell PC

Posted by squasher - Created: 6 years ago
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Posted by ChristopherL-188542 - 6 years ago

Some manufacturers seem to believe that they are doing everyone a favour with all their so-called added-value features. I call it bloatware as it inevitably leads to questions, slows the machine, makes it unstable and generally annoys us.
Worst offenders are ASUS, DELL, SONY
If you are adept at inspecting the Windows Startup lists (or purchase one of the many tools that make this very easy for you), you will find a TON of bloatware on a new DELL machine that can be turned off. Some of the better tools even have a knowledgebase of known bloats and have varying colour codes from yellow through orange to red advising how odious the items are. By what you have described, I'd give it a red flag.