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pre-installed applications?

  1. #1

    pre-installed applications?


    hey I was just wondering If i could get rid of pre-installed programs like this:
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    or are they needed on the system?

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Yes.
    But I think I would keep the Recovery Management.& Power Management.

    It would pay to make a system image With Macrium Reflect before uninstalling anything.

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    thankyou for the help
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    just to add to this so i don't start a new thread, it is better to have anti virus software installed or just standard windows defender? i'm currently running AVG free and heard it can be bad for the system?
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I use Avast, latest version.
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