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grizley
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Stop preinstalling Antivirus and WildTangent

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I just bought a new computer and it has McAfee on it. Myself and a lot of other techs I work with view both McAfee and Norton products as garbage. In fact, we consider it Malware because it requires a special tool to remove the product JUST LIKE viruses and malware require a special to to remove them, ie. Anti-virus software. Rather than preinstall the crapware (que the HP Decrapifier) why not off THE USER the option to install them and other useless items like WIldTangent, during the first start-up of the new PC; during the initial setup. Do not preinstall it, give the user the option to install it during the first use of the machine. I just wasted 10 minutes to try and uninstall McAfee and now I am about to run the special tool McAfee has to remove it. Big pain in the ass. I and many others I assure you are tired of this **bleep**. Hence, the PC Decrapifier. Thank you.

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@grizley

 

Please look this way: Thirdparty venders wish you and me to pay for their products therefore they PAY other vendors to install their products on machines as advertisements.

 

Without this, we may have to pay more. Same as TV programs, we can watch many programs free because aomeone paid for those.

 

Regards.

BH
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