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Windows 8 Bloatware: Say It Ain’t So

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http://www.thevarguy.com – The VAR Guy has high hopes for Windows 8, especially in the Ultrabook business market. But there’s some concern bloatware — free trial software most folks don’t want — could bog down Windows 8 systems. The VAR Guy wonders: If the PC industry is so committed to matching Apple’s end user experience, then why does PC bloatware still exist? Here’s the unfortunate two-part answer. Fact is: Many PC makers make decent money loading up their notebooks, netbooks and desktop PCs with bloatware. So in the age of thin PC hardware margins, bloatware can help to boost PC (IT news)