Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

Alternatively referred to as bloatware, crapware describes software that comes pre-installed with OEM computers and offers no advantage because it's a trial or expires after a few days. Computer manufacturers often include this software in exchange for special deals with the publishers, which often help reduce the overall cost of the computer for the consumer.

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