Google: Top things you may want to remove from your PC

I’m not the only Graham who works at Sophos you know. For instance, there’s Graham Chantry, one of our software engineers. He contacted me earlier today because he had seen something that had tickled his fancy.

When Graham typed “remove” into the Google search bar it produced some interesting suggestions, as you can see in the graphic he forwarded to me.

Google suggestions

So, I gave it a go myself and made the following YouTube video:

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Yes, it’s very tacky and shameless of us, but it did make us smile to think that those products are what Google is recommending people are most likely to want to remove from their PCs. :)

Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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