Microsoft Signature “Optimized” Experience Really Means No Crapware

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By Lowell Heddings on October 4th, 2010

Microsoft sells their own PCs in the Microsoft Store, and they are all certified with the Microsoft “Signature” experience, but what does that mean?

If you look closely, you’ll see that what it really means is that there’s zero crapware installed on these machines. In fact, if you live near a Microsoft store you can bring in any modern PC and their techs will do a clean install of Windows 7 (you’ll have to pay), migrate your data, and install MS “Signature” freeware applications.

Inside the Microsoft Signature Lab [Windows Blog via HN]

Microsoft Signature: The best PC experience ever [Microsoft]

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 10/4/10
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