Originally Posted by Freeshadow
Back then we actually GOT install media. Nowdays a restore-partition which along with the factory installation is as shitfull of test versions and useless crap as possible. It's worse than on a cellphone. To clean that up can actually be more time-consuming than an installation from scratch would have been were one given the stuff on discs.
Those used to annoy me quite a bit. But http://pcdecrapifier.com/
has really helped me when I have to clean up friends/family new systems.