Crapware is a derogatory term that refers to any unasked-for software included with or installed by some other, often unrelated, software. Most commonly used to refer to unwanted software included on new machines.« Back to Glossary Index
Leo A. Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. After “retiring” in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions. More about Leo.