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Same Crap, Different OS: Microsoft Windows 8


In a recent study on Windows 8 crapware, tech news site InformationWeek polled PC makers to see what software they were bundling into their computers. The vendors were surprisingly forthright, detailing the many first- and third-party programs added to their PCs.

Acer’s Aspire 7600U was the worst culprit, bundling a host of first-party programs, like AcerCloud Docs and Acer’s Accessory Store, as well as dozens of third-party programs, ranging from Amazon and eBay apps to iCookbook.

Acer isn’t alone. Toshiba delivers trial versions of Office and Norton Internet Security software into its Windows 8 products, while Lenovo’s IdeaPad Yoga adds Accuweather, Skype, and several other programs to the operating system.

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Same Crap, Different OS: Windows 8- Technology Review.com



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