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Can I safely remove factory installed junk?


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patzzzwv

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Can I safely remove all of these unwanted games that were factory installed on my new computer? Friends told me to leave them alone, that it would mess up my computer to bother them. But it seems like such a waste of space, there is at least 20 games, freecell, hearts, battlesomething, etc. Can i remove them from add/remove programs or should I leave them alone? Thank you for the help and your wonderful site. patzzzwv
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Howdy:

You can remove anything, program wise, you want.. Any Windows games can be un-installed using the Windows Setup option in Add/Remove Programs..

The others can be removed either through Add/Remove Programs or using their own un-installer..

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Thanks, but I am not sure what you mean by Windows Setup in add/remove programs? Is that separate from just add remove? Sorry, just a novice. o) patzzzwv
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Control Panel>Add/Remove Programs.. If you look on the left side of that screen, you should see the "Windows Setup" option.. Open that.. from there you can add or subtract whatever Windows options/programs you want or are available..

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