Bloatware, crapware, trialware, PUPs Potentially Unwanted Programs) This stuff fills up our hard drive and usually has a component that starts automatically when we reboot our computer. With all this unnecessary stuff running in the background, your computer runs slower. And a lot of this stuff pushes advertising, either as pop-up, search redirects, or on the web pages we are viewing. Where does all this stuff come from?
If you bought your computer at retail, much of this stuff comes preinstalled. ...Continue Reading →