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Comment: Windows' inherent flaws only make these worse... (Score 1) 885

by Amiasian (#23481568) Attached to: The Most Annoying Software Out There
Why does no one make a critique of the inherent architecture of the system one is trying to remove these programs from? One of the biggest faults of Windows is the inexcusably stupid registry concept. Having a single point of failure in something so often changed as one's configuration settings is just idiotic. That it's cryptic and inaccessible (to the average Joe Brown) just makes it worse.
That Windows' start up items hook into so many places in the OS makes it even further difficult to remove these so-called annoying programs. I remember seeing the complexity involved in manually removing Norton's or McAfee's products. Windows manual uninstalls are a nightmare. Which of course just magnifies the frustration.
I blame a lot of the annoyance these programs cause on the poor architectural design of Windows itself.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. -- P. Erdos