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I'm stick of bloatware on smartphones, and I certainly don't want bloatware on my PC.
The good news is, you don't have to!
    
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I'm sick of bloatware on smartphones, and I certainly don't want bloatware on my PC.

That's why I only get Nexus phones.
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Seriously though, if MS ever put McAfee in their update, I would just uninstall Windows 10.

That might not be an option, lol. All it would take would be a bit of right code in your UEFI to "speed up boot times" and to "increase system security". With how desperate MS has become I honestly would not put it past them at this point anymore.
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I don't see what the big fuss is about?? It's an application that will be useful to a lot of people. For everyone else that is not interested .... I'm sure there will be a method to remove or un-install it!
If people really worry about their privacy etc. Why use windows? Maybe you should just move over to a custom made distro of linux. Microsoft is a private company, which by the way is here to make profit and not friends.

It's really annoying to hear enthusiasts whine about these things ... You have other options. For the average person, its a useful addition I'm sure.
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Even volume licensed Win10 Pro comes with Candy Crush... WHY?
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Windows 8 already had bundled app installed by default.
I'm not sure how this is a problem.
People don't want bloatware?
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Even volume licensed Win10 Pro comes with Candy Crush... WHY?

Just uninstall it. Man, you guys are really making a fuss because of some preinstalled app. Hope no one bought a Samsung phone ... talk about bloatware, and far from being as easy to remove as trip advisor which takes all of one right click and select uninstall .... man what a scandal
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Just uninstall it. Man, you guys are really making a fuss because of some preinstalled app. Hope no one bought a Samsung phone ... talk about bloatware, and far from being as easy to remove as trip advisor which takes all of one right click and select uninstall .... man what a scandal
Can confirm,i am Samsung. lol jk

Let me aware you on how things are.

Samsung packs a lot of bloatware apps wich are installed as system apps,so you can't uninstall them without root. You need to be careful when you root your phone,otherwise you may trip the KNOX counter. Tripping it voids the warranty.

If you own a less known Samsung phone without a good community,you will probably never get root. That means you keep all those nice bloatwares.

Meanwhile here people are getting pissy at Microsoft packing an application wich you can uninstall whenever you want.

People complain because they have got nothing better to do apparently.
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never had a problem using kingroot on any of my old sammy phones and its the old ones that are likely to trip - 1,000:1.

however is the "two wrongs make a right" argument surfacing again? rolleyes.gif
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Even volume licensed Win10 Pro comes with Candy Crush... WHY?

Just uninstall it. Man, you guys are really making a fuss because of some preinstalled app.
Right?

I uninstall everything win10 is bundled with, except Calendar and Get Office. I mean, i can see the argument for privacy regarding win10, but this? It took me less than 5 minutes to uninstall all the "bloatware".
    
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5 minutes of doing something i think i shouldn't have to do is 50 minutes too long. wink.gif

where will i get that back?
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