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    what can I uninstall on new computer?

    Fortunately, my new computer came with very few junk programs -- but I did determine that I would not use or need Windows Live Messenger and related programs, so uninstalled them. However, that left Windows Live Sign-in Assistant, Windows Live Sync, and Windows Live Upload Tool. Do I need these? WIll removing them cause any future problems?

    Thanks, Dana

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    That will depend upon which, if any, of the Windows Live components you use. If the answer is none, you won't likely miss them by removing the above.

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    To the best of my knowledge I do not , and never have, used any WIndows Live; so will remove. Thanks for your quick reply. Dana

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    One program that helps removing unwanted junkware from new PC's is PC Decrapifier. Yes that is really the name.

    The only Live apps I use are Windows Live Mail (I decided on this over Thunderbird), Windows Live Photo Gallery, and Windows Live Movie Maker. I did not install any of the remainder of the Live suite of apps.
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    Thanks for that - will check out PC Decrapifier. I use Thunderbird on my other computers, and am comfortable with it, so not likely to change. And my understanding is that should I want to use others from that suite, I can always re-download and install.

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