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Old 02-03-2003, 08:04 PM   #1
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Angry Spyware leach

The other day after eading posts here i decided to research anti-theftware. I accidentally opened a page on a site that had advertisements for keyloggers etc. Appeared to be a shady side. I since have had trouble with my computer loading slowly and becoming unstable. Am I paranoid or could they have inserted something into my computer and how can I find out if they did and get rid of it? All help appreciated for this "non-geek".
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Old 02-03-2003, 09:01 PM   #2
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Hello, welcome to the "village"

If you don't already have adaware installed on your computer, get it from http://www.lavasoftusa.com/ and run it. That should weed out any nasties that might be lurking
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Old 02-03-2003, 11:18 PM   #3
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Angry Adcaster Popup

Well since posting I have just received one of those windows looking popups asking if I want to do what they just did to me and if I do to click here for adcaster. What will block them? Could they be who got in my computer?
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Old 02-03-2003, 11:29 PM   #4
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Did you download adaware yet? That will tell you who the culprits are if that is indeed the case. Give it a try
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Old 02-03-2003, 11:38 PM   #5
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Thanks for the tip. It is loaded. getting ready to run.
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Old 05-07-2010, 12:56 PM   #6
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Theres this other program called Spyware Blaster. You run it, update it, and ask it to block the harmful stuff out, and it doesnt need to be running all the time.
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Old 05-08-2010, 12:53 AM   #7
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Well since posting I have just received one of those windows looking popups asking if I want to do what they just did to me and if I do to click here for adcaster. What will block them? Could they be who got in my computer?
Adware means a program that displays advertisements on your computer; and I don't mean the usual advertisements you see on web pages that you visit: adware pop-up advertising windows (or in some cases, say some voice message) on your system are not generated by the websites you happen to visit.
Keyloggers record the keystrokes you type on your computer (some are more sophisticated in capturing screen shots, etc), and either log them or report them to the person who installed them.

You'd better download one anti-spyware/virus software to protect your data on your computer. Do you need any website of it, I can give you some
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Old 06-10-2011, 04:15 AM   #8
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Hello
Hey thanks for these links these links are very useful. I was looking for it from long time.


thank you so much

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Very informative and helpful tip Jan.. Very simple explanation yet effective one..
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