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What Are Spyware Blockers?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 10, 2009

Spyware is a type of software that can be installed onto virtually anyone’s computer system without them knowing it’s even there. Most spyware is generally harmless as it is used for advertising purposes, much like adware. There are, however, some types of spyware that can be potentially dangerous to computer and Internet users as it […]

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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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Adware Care: Knowing When to Hire a Professional to Remove It

by Barbara J. Feldman June 28, 2009

Adware is annoying and it may wreck havoc on your computer, most of which you won’t even be aware of until your computer slows down, for example, or you go to the web and your home page is no longer the one you specified. Removing adware can be intimidating, but paying someone to remove adware […]

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Computer Virus Management: Ridding Your System of Adware

by Barbara J. Feldman June 27, 2009

Adware ranges from the harmless, but extremely annoying, to the dangerous and potentially fatal to your system. The extremely annoying type causes advertisements to pop up on your computer without your consent or knowledge while the more dangerous type can change your settings and browser pages without your permission and, if left on your computer, […]

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