How do you get rid of Spyware and Adware
We recommend that you scan reguarly for spyware and adware on your system. Not only will this make your computer run faster but it will also reduce the chance of someone getting hold of your personal information when you use online services like banking or bill payment.
While it is a good idea to run spyware and adware protection at all times, these kinds of programs can rob system resources and make your computer run a lot slower. We think it is a better idea to run these kinds of programs periodically to make sure you have not gotten any software installed without your knowledge and make sure that your system is set up not to get infected.
There are 2 things you can do to make surfing the internet much safer. The most important of which is to never surf the interenet logged in as an administrator. The only person on your computer who is allowed to install software is someone with administerator privilages. If you do not log in as one, this significantly reduces the chances of getting any type of virus, adware or spyware. The second most important thing is if you are using a router or residential gateway, make sure you change the default password so that hackers cannot easily log in and make changes.
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