Dell "charged me $45 to remove spyware"

THE FOUNDER of an IT training and consultancy company Field Expert, here, is mightily miffed that Dell charged him $45 to remove what he believes is 'spyware' pre-installed on his nice shiny new computer.

Michael Amor Righi said that he knew that when the Dell machine arrived it would be full of software that he would never use such as AOL coach, Dell Picture Studio and Internet Explorer. But writing in his bog here, he says he was shocked to discover My Way Search Assistant. Dell 'charged me $45 to remove spyware'

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 4th May 2006 10:01PM