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Make sure your laptop isn't downloading stuff you don't want


The fewer applications you've got on your laptop, the better—it means more room for the apps you actually use, less of a strain on your computer, and fewer potential security holes to worry about.

With all that in mind, here's how to keep your laptop software lightweight: get rid of pre-installed programs you don't want, and then ensure your laptop doesn't get cluttered up with unwanted software in the future.

First, banish the bloatware

A list of Windows apps inside the operating system's apps and features menu, some of which may be bloatware.