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How Much Do Spyware Blockers Cost?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 6, 2009

Finding ways to remove spyware from a computer is becoming more and more common today. With so many different types of spyware on the Internet it’s important to find a spyware blocker that works for your computer needs. But just how much do spyware blockers cost? Let’s take a look at some anti-spyware software and […]

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Spyware 101: What It Is, Why It’s Harmful and How To Rid Your Computer of It

by Barbara J. Feldman July 13, 2009

Spyware may be found on the computers of anyone who accesses the internet with any frequency and, while most spyware programs are relatively harmless, some of them can cause major damage to your system, including crashing hard drive, rendering your computer inoperable. If you have never had an encounter with spyware, let this article serve […]

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Adware and Your Computer: Why You should Remove It and How To Rid Your Computer of It

by Barbara J. Feldman July 3, 2009

If you use the internet you know that adware and spyware are two of the most common problems plaguing the internet world today. Many computer users find their computer systems infected with spyware and adware, some of which may have done extensive damage by the time the user realizes their machine is infected. Adware can […]

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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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Removing Adware From Your Computer: A Step-By-Step Guide

by Barbara J. Feldman July 1, 2009

Do you have continuous pop ups and advertisements bombarding your computer system? If you answered ‘yes’, you have adware on your computer. Most adware is harmless to your computer and just plain irritating to you. However, there are some types of adware that can, and do, track your movements online then sell your information to […]

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Do-It-Yourself: You, Too, Can Remove Adware From Your Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman June 30, 2009

Adware, or advertising software, is downloaded onto your computer to display a variety of advertisements ranging from non-invasive banners to very invasive pop-up windows that pop up frequently, regardless of what you’re doing on your computer, hence their name. If you know your system has been invaded by adware, removing if from your computer should […]

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