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Comment Re:Windows is popular because it works. (Score 1) 349

Given the amount of crapware bundled with most laptops, wiping and reinstalling Windows from scratch might actually be a good idea.

It's exactly what I do with all my new computers. It's not too hard to do.. I ran a windows update and had to hunt down a graphic driver. That's about it.

Comment Re:What is up with Android malware? (Score 1) 242

You're making a huge mistake in calling video game consoles and iOS devices and smartphones, "computers." THEY ARE NOT. These things are content-consumption appliances, not general-purpose personal computers.

Definition of COMPUTER
: one that computes; specifically : a programmable usually electronic device that can store, retrieve, and process data

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