Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
What is unwanted toolbar or software? Unwanted toolbar or software are affiliate content come with setup program that install on your computer without notification or approval. It can be image, media, sound and other resources. Since you download and install the main application, you also get the bundle applications. At most time, people do not aware that those additional stuffs were installed on their computer. Malicious bundle install can slow your computer. So here we suggest you keep away of them.
How unwanted toolbar or software work on your computer?
When you download software which claims it is free, you should take care at installing. It will prompt you to install other program. If you are a new of computer, you may install them by mistake.
Those annoying things not only install on your computer but also add themselves to startup. Please pay attention to those malicious behaviors, they may take potential threats to your computer. It is suggested to uninstall useless and stubborn program with a perfect uninstaller.
What's more, some of the program does not slow down your computer. However it comes bundled with some spyware or malware applications that install in the background of your computer and use resources. I do not recommend you to download peer to peer program such like LimeWire. Computer performance becomes if you always do things as above. Of course, an efficient anti-virus is importance to you. Make sure you update the anti-virus once a week. Cleaning virus and spyware gives your computer speed obvious improving.
If you really need like part of the bundle applications but not like it to load at startup, Here is the method to clean up startup.
1 Click Start>Run, you will see a dialogue box.
2 Type in msconfig and click OK.
3 Click Startup and select any items you want to remove.
4 Restart your computer.
As you already know what is unwanted toolbar or software. You can uncheck the content when install. Keeping your computer clean is very importance for a fast computer.
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