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  • stephenwi338 Sep 12, 2009

    i m sorry i mean what does spy ware do

  • lrgnet May 11, 2010

    What are you talking about? spyware is bad, like a virus almost



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I think you mean anti-spyware software? It searches your pc for malicious files that may reside on your pc from email attachments or downloaded off the web (unknowlingly) and can be somewhat harmless but annoying such as hijacking your browser, throwing up pop-up windows, giving false messages such as "your pc is running low on memory! Click here to fix". Other ones can be more harmful such as uploading files from your pc with personal info. or damaging your pc system files.

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It doesn't help at all I am afraid

It is just a common hazard of the INTERNET and free downloads.

However with the aid of BOTH a decent anti-virus AND antispyware it can usually be minimised.

Common sense also plays a large part.

Don't click yes for ANY download unless you 100% trust the source.
NEVER install a tool-bar again unless you are 100% certain of its origin.
If in doubt use ALT+F4 to close unresponsive windows on the INTERNET.

It also pays to use some of the better on-line security scans occasionally eg. kaspersky, Norton, etc.

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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    Project NOMAD Sep 12, 2009

    It can do a lot of things

    It can stop you using antivirus

    It can currupt files like a virus

    It can load your browser with pop ups

    it can pass information back to somebody eg passwords

    It can take control of your computer

    so many thing it can do

    so many are similar to virus but done differently.

    you dont want it is the bottom line.



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