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#442772 - 12/05/17 09:33 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Update my laptop and "weeding out bloatware"
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Hi all...I want to get a better laptop for music use only (creating backing tracks with Biab and playing the wav files from the laptop in medium sized rooms...about 50 people)

There was also a mention in a previous thread about "weeding out the bloatware"...how would I go about doing that?
thank you
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#442784 - 12/05/17 10:12 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: Update my laptop and "weeding out bloatware" [Re: j2]
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Go check out PC-Decrapifier for a nice easy way to get rid of bloatware that comes with a new PC.
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#442800 - 12/05/17 10:48 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: Update my laptop and "weeding out bloatware" [Re: jford]
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I'll do that
thank you
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#442808 - 12/05/17 11:22 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: Update my laptop and "weeding out bloatware" [Re: j2]
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Yes, that’s a good one. Another approach is to be careful not to add more. Free software is a likely candidate for this. Some websites, too.
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#443176 - 12/06/17 11:12 PM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: Update my laptop and "weeding out bloatware" [Re: j2]
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It took out google toolbar etc.
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#443244 - 12/07/17 05:35 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: Update my laptop and "weeding out bloatware" [Re: j2]
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No loss.
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#443494 - 12/08/17 12:06 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: Update my laptop and "weeding out bloatware" [Re: lambada]
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Originally Posted By: lambada
It took out google toolbar etc.

Just remember, Google is not your friend. You are Google's friend.
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Fixed: Exporting MP3 files would fail if using the 64 bit version of Band-in-a-Box®, and Windows 7 or earlier.
Fixed: Some audio export error messages were blank.
Fixed: The 64 bit version of Band-in-a-Box was not working with jBridge for loading 32 bit VST plugins.
Fixed: If using the Lyric Document window, there will be an access violation when saving the song (64 bit only).
Fixed: Band-in-a-Box would freeze when rendering to audio if there was no default synth selected, and "Use DXi/VSTi Snth" was enabled.
Fixed: The 64 bit version should use "MaxPluginsToScan64.txt" instead of sharing "MaxPluginsToScan.txt" with the 32 bit version

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Summary of changes:
Fixed: Songs would not load or save VST data if larger than 1 megabyte, displaying flash message error "VST/FX data is too large to save".
Fixed: It was not possible to use the N key while entering note based lyrics in the Notation window.
Fixed: Recorded MIDI would be erased if also recording audio.
Fixed: The MIDI Driver dialog would not show the selected VSTi or DXi synth after choosing one in the Plugins window.
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Band-in-a-Box DAW Plugin 1.9.28 fixes:
There are lots of significant fixes and additions in this patch, especially related to some single track operations not working.

Fixed: Right-clicking generate bass track generated all individual tracks
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Fixed: Loading demo from StylePicker or loading a song when a special track was already present sometimes added an extra RealTracks (special track) to page 2
Fixed: Output directory error.
Fixed: BBW sometimes not receiving message when run as administrator. This would cause some actions to hang or not work at all.
Fixed: Skip grey bars when moving selector through chordsheet.
Fixed: Dragging tracks into Reason would sometimes give a 'Not found' error message.
Fixed: AAX Plugin was not being recognized by Pro Tools.
Fixed: Problem scrolling chord table when crossing PartMarker during highlight.
Fixed: Repaint problem in Reason (possibly other DAWs).
Fixed: Some opened BB songs with realcharts on a frozen track would cause an access violation.
Added: Detailed log file written in BB Data folder bbw4exe_pluginLog.txt.
Fixed: Generation of single tracks would hang the program if the bb folder contained the file MaxPluginsToScan.txt containing Max=0. This file should not normally be present except in rare cases where a DX plugin scan failed.
Added: VST2 FX 32-bit version.
Improved: Installer has options for installing all plugin types. All files are now digitally signed.

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