Dutch laptop contains on average 18 bloatware programs’




Laptops in the Netherlands contain an average of 18 pieces of bloatware. Average 10 programs come from the manufacturer of the laptop itself, while six other parties in the systems are put. Medion installs most third-party software factory half.

According to a survey by the Consumers under 283 laptops, done in two years. Crapware or bloatware is the designation for programs that manufacturers at their own initiative on Windows flour feathers, without the customer requests it. Often, but not always, it is software that is seen as superfluous and therefore occupies only extra space. Sometimes the software proves harmful, as it SuperFish- debacle Lenovo showed. To install programs from third party manufacturers usually get paid.

On almost all laptops were the trial versions of Microsoft Office and a virus, usually McAfee. Packard Bell laptops provided his average of 17 percent own programs, while Medion flour verde most software of others. According to the Consumers’ Microsoft Surface delivers its systems off clean, which is logical since Windows itself already contains the necessary Microsoft apps.

Customers really find unwanted software shows the Consumers with a 1643 survey among Windows users. 73 percent of respondents that manufacturers should not be put and 92 percent want to decide that for yourself surcharge programs on a system. With for installing programs for playing DVDs and CDs 58 percent appears however to have no trouble and the trial version of Microsoft Office 17 finds desirable. Approximately 91 percent want no trials of antivirus suites.


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