Windows 10: Windows 10 Users Rail Against Microsoft Bloatware

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  1. Posts : 710
    Windows 10 home 64bit 1511 (OSbuild 10586.63)
       13 Jan 2016 #30

    Well that's the way all computers are. They gotta have something on there and a lot of it can be useful.
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  2. Posts : 62
    Windows 10 Home /Windows 7 Home
       13 Jan 2016 #31

    I'd rather pay MS a one time price to avoid their non system critical data gathering all together, oh, that's right remember when you paid for Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8? LOL

    MS should offer a paid version that avoids all this added crap, if you want to choose it. They could offer the same for OEM machines as an option, I would GLADLY pay several hundred to avoid the "free" version of Windows 10.
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  3.    13 Jan 2016 #32

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    I did get an offer to install Candy Crush but I just put the don't show again and it didn't install. I'm just curious what happened in your situation.
    in my experience, when i install windows10 RTM, it only give me offer to isntall Candy Crush

    at later point, where i need to reinstall windows10 again, i thought hey maybe good idead to redownload windows10 using mediacreationtool
    so i download, install the newer build win10, and i got candycrush and twitter preinstalled
    default startmenu also slightly changed, it have cortana (on RTM cortana no available yet)
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  4.    13 Jan 2016 #33

    AllenChicago said: View Post
    We accepted a free gift (Win-10) that came with strings attached. No surprise. It's how the world operates today. Thankfully, we also have the freedom to change to another operating system, if we get fed up with the overall Win10 package at some point.
    On the desktop I'm using now I'm using a Version of Win 10 that was paid for and not a free gift. It's no different then the free upgraded version of Win10. All strings still attached.
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  5.    14 Jan 2016 #34

    Barman58 said: View Post
    Another day, another pointless self promoting sales pitch from softpedia
    I think I need to stop posting news from Softpedia .As far as this news is concerned,the feedback exists for the same.
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  6.    14 Jan 2016 #35

    legacy7955 said: View Post
    I'd rather pay MS a one time price to avoid their non system critical data gathering all together, oh, that's right remember when you paid for Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8? LOL

    MS should offer a paid version that avoids all this added crap, if you want to choose it. They could offer the same for OEM machines as an option, I would GLADLY pay several hundred to avoid the "free" version of Windows 10.
    I got some bad news for you. In Win8 MS collected telemetry and with that data they determined the usage of the start screen and from all of that information they decided to drop it from Win10.
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  7.    14 Jan 2016 #36

    Sumitdhiman said: View Post
    I think I need to stop posting news from Softpedia .As far as this news is concerned,the feedback exists for the same.
    Yes,, this would be best and if you do post news get it from a better source. Blog posts like this just stir things up and generate more heat than light on the subject.

    Jeff
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  8.    14 Jan 2016 #37

    legacy7955 said: View Post
    I would GLADLY pay several hundred to avoid the "free" version of Windows 10.
    Pay me 66% of that and I will gladly uninstall the unwanted programs for you - LOL.
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    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       14 Jan 2016 #38

    All Apps and Programs that are not inbuilt into the W10 O/S.....ie-.....Candy Crush or any other can be easily removed by opening All apps (under power button) and right clicking mouse where the option to uninstall is revealed.
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  •    14 Jan 2016 #39

    While I have zero issues with someone removing these apps I personally can see no reason to do so. If the PC has more than 30gb of storage removing them is not going to free up enough space to justify the effort and to top it off when a new build is dropped to users they have to.. re-remove the apps again.

    I've found over the years that the best way to keep an OS stable is to do as little modifying it.. yup. The less you do the more likely you'll have issues. Modifying the registry.. bad idea. Just a bad idea. The more it's changed the more likely the system will be unstable.

    I got the offer for candy crush and I put it on ignore(don't offer again) and it didn't install.

    In case of TLDR.. the less you do the more stable the PC is and there is zero reason to remove unused apps. IMO

    Jeff
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