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I work for a large, well known OEM who ships their bundle (of crap) with their PC's. I have to say, after 4 months of looking at the code, I wanna puke.

The solution is HUGE with at least 30 projects in it, written in C# (WinForms and WPF), VB, C, C++, and god know what else.

Starting the app in debug mode takes forever, and fixing/changing anything is a long, drawn out affair.

What I'v realized is that for all this code, it really isn't that complicated logically. But as is usually the case with old legacy systems, it's bloated and well beyond it's time.

Why do companies allow this to go on?

... inserting shotgun into mouth
If it's not broken, fix it until it is

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