Friday, January 12, 2007

'Craplets' could damage Vista launch

A senior Microsoft Corp. executive says the company is concerned that uncertified third-party software loaded onto new computers by manufacturers could hurt the launch of consumer versions of its Windows Vista operating system later this month.

Read more HERE.

$60 to keep crapware off of a Windows PC?

What can be done to stop it? It's a money problem, so it's going to take money to fix. At least, that was the message from Michael Dell earlier this week at CES. Our own Eric Bangeman sat in on a round-table with Mr. Dell, and one of the topics raised there was what do to about crapware. When asked about it, Dell responded by asking participants how much they were willing to pay to receive a computer sans crapware. It seems that, at the end of the day, OEMs want that money to come in somehow, someway.

Read more HERE.


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