PC Pitstop on Bloatware

PC Pitstop put together an excellent video analyzing the amount of pre-installed software that ships on consumer laptops today.

While pre-installed software isn’t necessarily a bad thing – it’s easier to activate than download/install/activate – the biggest problems come in the form of persistent solicitations and near-impossible uninstall processes.


Troubleshooting an overly zealous McAfee install has turned me off to both Dell and McAfee in the past. Which software / hardware combinations have irritated you the most?

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