My thought is that if we are looking for an honest, one word, general classification for (IMHO) 99% of most preinstalled software, then "Crapware" is the term of choice.
My next fav would be bloatware but I feel bloatware relates better to the unnecessary trinkets added to programs such as Aero in Vista and Win 7.
I vote for making Crapware the official word for the junk software that computer manufacturers have continually forced upon their customers.
It can be a real pain and tedious to remove but it's the first thing I do when I'm setting up a new computer for a client or myself.
Crapware... Let's get it into the dictionary since it truly defines the useless software forced on end customers!
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