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Tear it down, build from scratch

Walt Mossberg writes a follow-up article to last week’s rant on new PCs being bogged down by useless trial programs ("craplets," in his words) in the 04/12/07 edition of the Wall Street Journal ("Ways You Can Avoid Getting Junk Programs On Your New Computer"; Page B1). In it, he addresses the issue I raised in […]

Your new computer is a billboard

I love my online Wall Street Journal subscription, but the newspaper makes it nearly impossible to share its articles with a large audience for free. However, its resident technology guru Walt Mossberg was able to distill the major points of his latest column ("Using Even New PCs Is Ruined by a Tangle Of Trial Programs, […]