Buy a Signature PC to Avoid Superfish-like Issues

From the perspective of someone who’s bought, sold, used, and repaired numerous Windows-based PCs and laptops, the fact that Lenovo pre-loaded adware onto their PCs for years doesn’t surprise me. Every OEM does it. HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer, everyone. Lenovo’s example is the most public and potentially egregious example I’ve seen, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t dozens of examples of malicious adware already installed on your future PC. Now this is where your average tech blogger would suggest that you do something positively face-cringing like tell you to buy an Apple computer. People, stop. While that’s an answer … Read more…

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