crapware


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crapware

Software that has little value or that fails to work properly. Also called "lameware," the term often refers to the numerous trial applications that are pre-installed on a new computer (see bloatware). See crapplet and wares.
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Sony's Vaio E-series takes a serious beating, but for no fault of its own, but because of all the crapware that Sony preloads the machines with.
Netbooks generally come with much less crapware loaded on them than other laptops, so dumping what you don't want doesn't take much effort.