How to Solve Bloatware Problem in Windows 10; How To Disable Suggested Application Automatic Installation on Windows 10
When you can solve the bloatware problem in Windows 10 you use, means you secure more space in your computer hard drive. By doing this, it means that you will disable the automatic installation aim of the suggested application in your Windows 10 device.
The aim of this article is as one of the suggestions on how you can solve the bloatware problem in your Windows 10 system. In other words; how to disable automatic installation of the recommended application. I am expecting that this will be an answer for many Windows 10 users’ complaints regarding the annoying unwanted applications.
As you may notice, there are some applications that you did not install before. But it is just there, on your computer. You do not even know when that application is there and what that is for. Those applications are surely taking space in your computer’s memory. As a result, it affects your computer performance.
Maybe you did not notice at first, but when the unwanted applications keep on running in the background it will consume more space. Imagine if there are more than one unwanted applications on your computer. Those unwanted applications will consume more space even though you do not need and use the application.
So, why don’t you try to remove or block the bloatware or disable the automatic installation of the suggested application in your Windows 10 computer?
What is Bloatware?
First of all, let us discuss the definition of Bloatware. Hence, we will be having the same understanding of it. So, you will have the argument on whether or not you need to disable the automatic installation of the recommended application in your operating system and remove or block the bloatware on your Windows 10.
As concluded from several sources, Bloatware is all the pre-installed softwares or applications that come along with the operating system you are using in your computer or other devices. These software are automatically installed into your system as it is embedded along with the operating system.
Please bear in mind that bloatware is completely different from Ransomware that we have discussed in previous posts about Ransomware.
Maybe you can use some of those applications for your need, but most of them are just dwell in your system and even never be opened.
Therefore, as previously mentioned, if there is bloatware in your Windows 10 device and remain unused, it will still be taking your computer’s memory. In this kind of situation, you need to consider to remove the unwanted bloatware in your Windows 10 computer to boost the device’s performance.
How to remove bloatware in Windows 10 has become many people’s questions. Microsoft as the developer has responded by releasing the bloatware remover. However, based on the users’ experience, the bloatware remover does not completely solve the problem.
Removing Bloatware in Windows 10
To prevent your automatic installation of suggested software in Windows 10, you will need to modify the registry. In this attempt, please be very careful. Because when you do wrong in the registry value, it will cause problems in your system.
If you wish to permanently solve the problem with bloatware in your Windows 10 computer, this is the most effective and recommended way. So please follow the below steps carefully.
- Open the dialog box by pressing Windows + R.
- In the dialog box, type regedit.exe > Enter
- Please confirm on the UAC pop up box that appears.
- Go to : HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager
- Double click on the Dword SilentInstalledAppsEnabled > Change the value to be 0. NOTE: If this Dword does not appear, you will need to create it manually by yourself. This is how to create it manually: In the ContentDeliveryManager (Right-click) > Click New > Create the new Dword with name SilentInstalledAppsEnabled > make the value 0.
- Complete the steps by closing the Registry Editor and restart your computer to apply the changes you have made.
- After completing all those steps, you will disable the automatic installation of the suggested application in your Windows 10 system.
Some Windows 10 operating system users may not be aware that there is bloatware on their computers. They do not notice that that bloatware consumes space of the hard drive. Well, it is fine if the bloatware causes no problem for them.
When it comes to consumes more and more of your hard drive space, somehow it will decrease your computer’s performance. Therefore, it is always better to secure the hard drive’s space for more useful allocation.