Craplets

A senior Microsoft exec complains that "craplets" (those programs that OEMs pre-load on their systems) could screw up the Vista launch.'

In a discussion Tuesday night at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Microsoft official told CBC News Online, on condition of anonymity, that the world's largest software maker is frustrated by legal shackles that prevent the company from restricting what kinds of software major computer makers install on new PCs.

Link here (via Dwight Silverman).