October 20, 2012

Mat Honan on Windows 8 Bloatware

Mat Honan on Windows 8 bloatware.

And then there’s the crapware. Ed Bott had a story pointing out that manufacturers like Gateway are already advertising Windows 8 machines with exactly the kind of pre-installed software that just slows it down and junks it up. It’s the kind of thing that makes people want to get Macs. It doesn’t matter if Microsoft creates the greatest operating system in the world if it then allows others to junk it up. And, ultimately, it means that Microsoft isn’t in control of its brand.

McAfee on Windows 8 is a prime example of Windows 8 bloatware that provides little or no utility to the user. Here is how to remove McAfee on Windows 8.

Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Windows Surface are all getting launched in a few days.


Tags: windows 8 bloatware, mcafee windows 8, windows 8 pre-installed software