Is Recovery Partition Clean??

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  1. malberttoo

    malberttoo Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I have a buddy who just got a new XPS 13 but it's from Dell (as opposed to a Signature Edition from the Microsoft Store) so it's got a ton of crapware on it. He wants to do a clean install.

    It has Windows 10 on it.

    Do any of you guys know if the recovery partitions on those kinds of devices are clean? Or are they a factory image, and therefore also loaded with the same crapware?
     
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    They normally are factory images and would put everything back again. His best bet is to start with something like PC Decrapifier.
     
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    Thanks Lee, hadn't heard of that before but I love finding new utilities!
     

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