Programs you CAN live without(30 posts)
Those programs that insert themselves into the systray and start menu (most do that, but some pleasantly don't). That's the first thing I check (with WinPatrol and then use it to disable all that start up nonsense) after an install.
Vendor crap that comes preinstalled on a machine . . . Dell is notorious for this, like "Dell Support", which starts up with the machine and has no option to disable it from doing that (infuriating). HP does a lot of this also. If you need support from the vendor you can go to the vendor's web site just as easily. That preinstalled vendor crap is mostly just a marketing ploy and very often is used to convince you that you have to buy more vendor crap.
Can you tell that I don't like vendor crap?
For those with Firefox and a loathe of toolbars, Random Site! is a semi-adequate replacement for Stumble until they publish a toolbar-less button.
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