Advice regarding new HP laptop

  wescliff 10:43 22 Sep 2018

Basically do I need to keep the invasive HP apps that are preinstalled. I can see how one or two could be useful, but can I lose the infernal Support Assistant and Jump Start. Also during set up I answered no to providing HP with data, but it seems they are still collecting it despite this. Would appreciate advise on what to remove to stop this. Many thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:23 22 Sep 2018

try PC decrapifier and excelant easy to use program to get rid of the pre installed junk.

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  wescliff 18:01 22 Sep 2018

Thanks Fruit Bat, will give it a go.

  rdave13 19:02 22 Sep 2018

I don't know how old your computer is but Support Assistant might be useful as to the Spectre and Meltdown issue. Should point to a UEFI flash needed. Up to you really as you could do a fresh install and get the drivers/firmware from the HP site.


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