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Remove all bloatware off an Acer Aspire?

Discussion in 'Acer' started by burman, May 9, 2008.

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  1. burman

    burman Notebook Consultant

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    I saw a tutorial in some poster's sig on how to clean up a stock sony vaio of all useless throw-ins sometime back and was wondering if anyone ever did something like that for acer? i'm picking one up tomorrow and want to be prepared.
     
  2. bigozone

    bigozone JellyRoll touring now

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    my laptop has zero acer software... (well maybe 1 acer driver and the launch manager)

    give us a little more info on what model you bought and what you want to get rid of!!!
     
  3. andyasselin

    andyasselin Notebook Deity

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    well Most acer come with junk like yahoo toolbar and

    some acer utils you can remove like

    acer enet acer esetting acer elock acer edate secuirty

    make sure you burn you two recovery disk two one for system and one for apps depnd on model
     
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    Tinderbox (UK) Sir Pumpkin Longshanks

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    gates59 Notebook Enthusiast

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    The easy way is to create your recovery disks and restore your computer and most of it will be all gone.
     
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    Forced Notebook Geek

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    I just went through Programs and Features and uninstalled a bunch of stuff I didn't think I needed (after I knew what they did first) like the Microsoft Office free trial and the Norton trial, and a bunch of other stuff like that.

    I also got rid of all the stupid Acer GameZone games. Had to remove each one individually because there's no option to remove the Acer Game Zone, I don't think.

    Just make sure you don't uninstall anything important like, eRecovery or eAudio or something. Although you could probably get those back easily enough...
     
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