How to get rid of bloatware on a prebuilt computer

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  1. VinsCool
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    Simple.

    Reinstall all over it.


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  2. CIAwesome526

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    Alienware = little bloatware.

    The software they do include is great, though.
     
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    My asus is full of crap and multiple useless hdd partitions. Merged and splitted in 2 properly. Reinstalling windows 10 over it nyah nyah

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    Aaaaaaand there is it!

    All of a sudden, no more bloatware, and 2x faster boot. Now I have to install missing drivers (mouse touch pad is not working, hahaha)
     
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    My favorite is when you format and reinstall an os, and the drivers for the network adapter arnt included in the installation.
     
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    Nah network is fine. Only asus drivers are missing haha
     
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  6. CIAwesome526

    CIAwesome526 Im ugly and im proud

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    dont mousepads usually have generic or plug n play drivers? ive only ever needed to install sound/ network drivers (and drivers for stuff i bought that didnt include drivers.

    my boot time is pretty fast, in order to reach the bios config menu i have to hold shift while restarting to delay the boot times and launch whatever menu i need or else its too fast for me to hit f12 or f8
     
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    Yes but this one didn't lol. After a first update, rebooted and it worked lol
     
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    fixed
     
  9. FAST6191

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    "Reinstall all over it."

    Just remember to not use the discs it came with. Actually who am I kidding, computers do not come with discs any more.

    I probably should sort some copies of windows 8 and 10 though. Fortunately everybody I know at this point is happy enough with 7.
     
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    Yeah. You shouldn't use the drivers from the disks either. They're most likely outdated.
     
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    the disc used to be full of crap too!
     
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    Everything is up to date now
     
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    How many years did it take to update?
     
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    Around half an hour or so.
     
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    When I re-installed Windows 8 on my laptop a while back, it took 2 hours for it to update.
     
  16. CIAwesome526

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    I got my pc for $1000 Microsoft has a pc with the same specs for $2000
     
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    And you could build a better PC for less
    lol prebuilts are crap
     
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  18. CIAwesome526

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    I would agree. I usually build my PCs, but the former factor of this pc is great, and I do a lot of travelling. I bring this pc everywhere.
     
  19. Foxi4

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    How to get rid of bloatware? A better question is why you'd buy a pre-built PC. :P
     
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    Aren't laptops pre-built PCs by definition?