Spyware Can Slow Down your Computer or crash it! Some Suggestions to
Get Started Reducing Spyware Attacks:
Install latest Windows
Run Windows Update > Install ALL Security Updates listed!
Make sure your
Antivirus and firewall is switched on and kept updated!
what you download!
Many freeware programs and P2P programs like Grokster, Imesh, Kazaa, and
others can come with spyware that will consume system resources, slow
down your computer or crash it. Delete the files after you make a CD
and empty the recycle bin.
Exit AIM when you are
not using it, this may even help.
Some popular programs to remove Spies are Adware,
SpyBot Search & Destroy, and SpyBlaster . Visit the sites below and
download a free copy of the software. They are pretty easy to use.
I highly recommend Adware & SpyBot. Make sure your delete or kill all programs found and then empty your
TIP: DELETE THE SPIES IN SMALL GROUPS
DELETING HUNDREDS AT A TIME COULD FREEZE YOUR COMPUTER! Run program updates weekly or before running clean ups.
the Free copy of Adware
2) Javacool's SpywareBlaster It
will protect you from all spy/foistware in its database by blocking
installation of their ActiveX objects.
Download and install, download the latest updates, and you'll see a list
of all spyware programs covered by the program (NOTE: this is NOT
spyware found on your computer)
Press "select all", then "kill all checked", and you're done.
The spyware that you told Spywareblaster to set the "kill bit" for won't
be a hazard to you any longer.
Avast Free Antivirus Program