An essential tool for buying a new commercial Personal Computer

When you buy a computer from someone like Dell or HP, it is going to come with the operating system pre-installed. Unfortunatly, there will be a lot of other crapthings pre-installed -- 30 day demos of various software, sample versions of audio and video tools. Most of these are so limited in scope as to be useless and they are often second tier appications where you want the industry leader. HP, Dell and the others get money from these various companies to install their craplets on your system so they are not going to pass up this revinue stream. You have to spend the better part of a day uninstalling each and every one.

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Meet The PC Decrapifier:

So, you're the proud owner of a new PC. You anxiously open the box, dumping out the contents, casting the instructions aside. You feverishly push your old PC off the desk and get the new one set up. On the floor lies a pile of plastic wrap and twist ties. Your brand spanking new PC boots up only to greet you with a plethora of pop up advertisements pestering you to pay for anti-virus software or sign up for a music service. Your desktop is littered with website links for 'special offers.' The system tray is already full of programs that continuously use your internet connection to make sure that you're 'up to date.'

"When did I ask for this?" you ask. Well, you didn't and that's where the PC Decrapifier comes in. The PC Decrapifier attempts to remove all of the crap on your PC that you never asked for or wanted. To manually remove all of this stuff by hand can take at least an hour (depending on the severity of the infestation.) The PC Decrapifier will detect the 'crap' on your system, you choose what to uninstall, then sit back and let the PC Decrapifier work its magic.

All of this stuff is placed on your new PC because the big companies like Dell, HP and others sell advertising space on your PC to put more money in their pockets at the expense of your time and frustration.

The PC Decrapifier is a program free for personal use to help the average computer user combat this problem. It is also available for PC technicians at a small fee to use as a tool in their everyday business to save a tremendous amount of time.

An excellent idea and a perfect tool against all the crap that comes 'free' with your new computer...

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