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Are Spot and Bubble Wrap by XM Asia Pacific PTE Ltd spyware?

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asked Aug 24, 2012
edited Sep 4, 2012 by Danford Blitz

They came with a new HP Pavilaiion p7-1236s. Are they games? Can I safely delete them?

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answered Aug 27, 2012 by Andrew Constandache (100,330 points)
edited Sep 4, 2012 by Danford Blitz

A company like HP does not allow implementing spyware applications into their bundled CDs because of the reputation and legal rights. Those programs are usually free with the purchase of a new computer and you can keep or delete them if you do not use them. They do not have an impact on your computer because they are 3rd party applications which run on the operating system and not with the operating system itself. This situation is often encountered to users who bought a new laptop and when they install drivers or system software they also have the possibility to install free software (games, applications, DVD builders, media encoders, audio players, etc).

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