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  1. #11


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    Did you try the system restore I suggested. You have a new OEM machine. Do you have an install medium, and do you know your product key. See this thread. Maybe you are only saying that you are going to return your machine to factory fresh using your OEM's instructions. See my sig.

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  2. #12


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    No, i will try that as soon as i can. i dont have the computer with me right now. i'll reply after i do that. i hope that works ...thanks for your help, i will let you know
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    Your are very welcome. Looking forward to hearing what happens.
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  4. #14


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    Znod, im not quite sure what OEM means, i tried to read up on it but im confused.
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  5. #15


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    Original Equipment Manufacturer--like Toshiba
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  6. #16


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    Windows 8 64 bit


    ran the reinstall of windows............in attempt to fix problems and eliminate all bloat ware...............the problems mentioned in this post were all fixed.

    which is great.

    but.....still cant get rid of these stupid "wildtangent games" from the "all apps" view ....sigh

    but it worked when i reinstalled windows and did admin as "express install"
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    I am glad it is working so well. Right clicking and selecting either unpin or uninstall doesn't work?
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  8. #18


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    oh its more involved than that.

    i have gone to control panel and removed the WildTangent program. then i went to Program files and deleted the folder...........i deleted it somewhere else too

    and its not on the Start page. however, it still appears on the "App list" when you search for apps................i dont know what to do
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    Oh!
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  10. #20


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    Windows 8 64 bit


    yeah im sure you've dealt with bloatware before ...if you've purchased a PC from a retailer....

    its pretty ridiculous............corporate spyware...........doesnt affect how my machine runs, i just dont like having it junk it up
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