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My virus safety programme tells me that INTEL(R)Update manager is massively slowing down my computer.

Do I need it or can I safely uninstall it? I am using Windows 8.1.


  • edited April 2021
    No, don't uninstall.

    If your computer is slowing down it's better to clear cookies, clean the disk and defrag. Then look in your programmes- via the control panel- and check if you've still got old programmes on there that are no longer used and you can identify what they are.
  • Right, thanks Carol.
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