These products are so bad, they belong in the high-tech hall of shame. Our editors descibe the worst of the worst.

Picking our list wasn't exactly rocket science; it was more like group therapy. PC World staffers and contributors nominated their candidates and then gave each one the sniff test. We sought the worst of the worst--operating systems that operated badly, hardware that never should have left the factory, applications that spied on us and fed our data to shifty marketers, and products that left a legacy of poor performance and bad behavior.

You can read more about our choices in the story Worst Tech Products of All Time"

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