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Are pre-installed programs - potentially unwanted?

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Hello!

On a computer, HP AdAwareCleaner and Hitman Pro find a large number of pre-installed programs (screen)

This is understandable - because the computer is made by HP-Company)

But the question is - are these pre-installed programs potentially unwanted, spyware (why)?

Because they collect information about the user computer? Do you need these programs on your computer?

However, for example, HP Support Assistent checks and offers driver and software updates on your computer!

So are these applications needed on a PC?☹️

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Hello!

Ok, I think that each user must decide for himself whether he needs these pre-installed programs in the system or not.😉

Obviously, there are simply no specific recommendations.

Thanks.

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