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The Good, the Bad and the Viral: YouTube Pros and Cons

by Barbara J. Feldman March 8, 2011

Do you love YouTube? It is a great video-sharing website where you can take in a lot of great information thanks to the many how-to videos along with a place where you can laugh at just about anything. YouTube has been around since 2005 and its immense popularity is only growing. Many of the people […]

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Why Block Spyware?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 12, 2009

Spyware has become a dangerous part of the online world; a software that is downloaded onto your computer to track your habits and activities without your knowledge. So what’s the harm in that? What’s so dangerous about spyware? This article will show you some of the most important reasons why you should block spyware. Why […]

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Finding Adware Removal Software

by Barbara J. Feldman July 2, 2009

While many adware removal programs today are marketed as free, they have hidden costs, typically after the free trial period or you can use the scan function but you have to pay for the full program in order to see the issues the program’s scan has unearthed. With careful research, you can find good, high […]

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Computer Maintenance 101: Removing Adware

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2009

Legitimate adware programs are created by advertising companies; illegitimate adware programs are created by hackers and both typically show up in the form of unexplained advertising. Advertising companies hope they will be able to generate money from customers when they see and click on their pop up ads; adware has become a source of revenue […]

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