Bloatware - what is

Updated: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 by Rad

Bloatware

Software whose usefulness is reduced because of the excessive disk space and memory it requires. It ususally comes pre-installed by the manufacturer on a new device, computer or pc.

Bloatware, also known as crapware, is unwanted computer software that makes your Windows PC run slow and sluggish. Nowdays, most brand new computers ship with a wide array of pre-installed software, most of which is often considered by many users as bloatware or crapware. While some of these programs can actually be quite handy, most are not, and they can be difficul to fully uninstall.

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