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  1.    28 Sep 2017 #11
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 75
    Windows 7 Ultimate

    Before using the new notebook, do not have the notebook connect to the INTERNET.

    Shut off WiFi if possible for the time you configure the notebook. otherwise, the Wifi
    adapter will connect to the net. and those trials will try to install.

    Download all programs to a USB key. PC Decrapifier is a good place to start

    Download PC Decrapifier 3.0.1 (Free) for Windows

    Revo is also Very safe. Use Moderate option and delete what it finds.
    Maybe read about it and learn what it can do before using.

    I do not trust IoBit either.

    As for the Trial of whatever Anti-Virus is there, use the Feature and Programs to uninstall AND then,
    use their uninstall Tool to finish the job. Don't use any other programs for this operation.

    Office can be safely uninstalled via the Feature and Programs folder.
    So can any other Windows program you don't want.

    Uninstall all other trials with Revo using the Moderate option.

    Start notebook and let it sit for about 2 minutes. Please make sure it does not connect to the Net.
    Insert USB key.
    Install programs that you have downloaded.
    Configure the notebook to your specs and then, connect to the Net.
    Let it update itself.

    Once updated, go to Device Manager and make sure No yellow triangles or grey question marks
    are next to any of the entries.

    You will also want to Start the System Restore operation as it is not started by Default. Make sure to Create a Restore point at this time.

    How to Enable System Restore (and Repair System Problems) on Windows 10

    You may also like to take the time to stop any of Windows processes that you won't need.

    Black Vipers Windows 10 Service Configurations | Black Viper | www.blackviper.com

    Enjoy.


    Flashorn.
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  2.    29 Sep 2017 #12
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 334
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    Thanks all. I had thought that I could at least install Macrium Reflect first and create an Image.
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  3.    30 Sep 2017 #13
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 422
    Windows 10

    The ones you mention MS Office trial, Security Suite trial (McAfee ?) you can use their uninstall tools. Hard to find on their websites but it is there.
    The instructions along with those tools are useful as well.

    Other minor stuff you can uninstall at your leisure, no big deal. But don't uninstall system drivers.

    You are right about Revo, past problems with that means I never use it now, it's not necessary anyway.
    I don't care if the entire world recommends it...

    IObit stuff, again bloatware you don't need, why intentionally install bloatware to get rid of bloatware.

    The first thing to do is make a recovery drive in accordance with the manufacturers instruction to a USB key drive, basically just a copy of the manufacturers recovery partition including all the bloatware.
    Gradually over time less and less useful as you make images and so on.
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  4.    30 Sep 2017 #14
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 334
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Helmut View Post
    The ones you mention MS Office trial, Security Suite trial (McAfee ?) you can use their uninstall tools. Hard to find on their websites but it is there.
    The instructions along with those tools are useful as well.

    Other minor stuff you can uninstall at your leisure, no big deal. But don't uninstall system drivers.

    You are right about Revo, past problems with that means I never use it now, it's not necessary anyway.
    I don't care if the entire world recommends it...

    IObit stuff, again bloatware you don't need, why intentionally install bloatware to get rid of bloatware.

    The first thing to do is make a recovery drive in accordance with the manufacturers instruction to a USB key drive, basically just a copy of the manufacturers recovery partition including all the bloatware.
    Gradually over time less and less useful as you make images and so on.
    Thank you...That is what I did. I first set it up enough to install Macrium Reflect v7.1 and created an image of the SSD on a thumb drive and rescue DVD. NOW, I can at least go back to that. I also did a search and can see where you can remove the ms stuff and mcafee stuff, but I want to finish setting this up so my wife can use it to enter Quicken Data.
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  5.    30 Sep 2017 #15
    Join Date : May 2017
    somewhere between 0 and 1
    Posts : 15
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Plankton View Post
    I don't trust anything from IOBIT!
    💗💗💗
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  6.    30 Sep 2017 #16
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Indiana/Florida
    Posts : 1,501
    Windows 10 Home x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Plankton View Post
    I don't trust anything from IOBIT!
    Well said! And I too highly recommend Revo. Used it for years with absolutely no problems. Ever.
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  7.    12 Oct 2017 #17
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 174
    Windows 10

    What's wrong with Control Panel, Remove Programs? Just two or three clicks?
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  8.    12 Oct 2017 #18
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 5,705
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by margrave55 View Post
    What's wrong with Control Panel, Remove Programs? Just two or three clicks?
    It leaves bits and pieces of the program all over you hard drive and in the registry. I use Revo Uninstaller 3.19 Pro , it removes everything including Reg entries.
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  9.    12 Oct 2017 #19
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 2,857
    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    Those 2 great tools have not been mentioned, they are completely free and they support forced removal.

    Wise Program Uninstaller - Uninstall, Remove or Force Uninstall Programs Completely

    Geek Uninstaller - the best FREE uninstaller


    Quote Originally Posted by margrave55 View Post
    What's wrong with Control Panel, Remove Programs? Just two or three clicks?
    To exaggerate a bit, it just removes a desktop shortcut and that is it.
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  10.    12 Oct 2017 #20
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 334
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    My only concern is that programs like Revo will work, but they also find things that "may" be needed by other programs that are still using some item(s) that Revo wants to uninstall.
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