Friday, April 22, 2005

Prevent Pop-ups and Spyware

Take these steps to prevent your computer from being taken over by annoying pop-ups and dangerous viruses.



Remove the annoying popups:
Adware SE :http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/
This is free for use for home. You can setup a scheduler on your computer to make this run everyday at a given time.


Search your Computer for spyware:
Spybot-S&D Search & Destroy scrapes bothersome software from your PC as you would barnacles from the underside of a boat. " - PC Magazine
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index.html

Free Anti-virus and e-mail virus scanner
GriSoft's AVG anti-virus software excellent alternatives if you are looking for basic protection from e-mail viruses and worms
http://free.grisoft.com/doc/1

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