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How Does Spyware, Malware or Crapware Get on My Computer?

Updated on August 30, 2010

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When you quickly install a window to run the internet and start downloading files without knowing that what is helpful and what is harmful for your computer viruses such as malware, spyware and clayware enters into your system. This is because you installed the windows in a hurry without changing the settings according to your requirements, because of this reasons there is no barrier for any kind of files and applications to enter to your computer. Spyware, malware and crapware enters to your computer because of various reasons, some of which are given below.

For example you downloaded a file or any application from an unreliable source or you ignored many things while installing or downloading a reputable file or application. There are also many other reasons such as your PC was already infected but you were not aware of it  and then the existing malware started downloading or installing more malwares into the computer automatically.

 Sometimes when you download a file or any application from the internet, some more files also enters into your computer with these files and makes the processing and working of your computer slow and you don’t even realize. For example when you download a file a tool bar in your browser starts to appear and you don’t even realize that a change has occurred in your browser and it makes your browser slow and affects the working of browser.

The best thing for the proper working of the system is that we should try to find all these viruses and uninstall them. To prevent our system from such viruses install scareware. It believes that your computer is highly infected and will send you warning messages to download or upgrade the software to clean your computer or system.


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