You can't really stop it, but there are programs that can reduce the amount of attacks against your pc. If you want to buy a good antispyware try "Spyware Doctor" if you are looking for freeware, go to www.download.com and get yourself, Spybot Search&Destroy.
Hope that helps reduce malware!
In response to the emergence of spyware, a small industry has sprung up dealing in anti-spyware software. Running anti-spyware software has become a widely recognized element of computer security practices for computers, especially those running Microsoft Windows. A number of jurisdictions have passed anti-spyware laws, which usually target any software that is surreptitiously installed to control a user's computer.
You can take preventive and post measures to put spyware in it's place. First I'd suggest getting a free program called "Spybot Search and Destroy" this program will scan your system for series of common spyware and help you remove it or contain it. It also runs a residential program sitting quietly in the background using very little system resources until it detects a known suspect.
Second I'd suggest getting another free program called Malaware Anti-Malware scanner. This scanner will delve deep into your files looking for anything that possibly relates to a malicious program and once again assist you in removing or quarantining the rouge programs.
Preventing all spyware is not possible but keeping it well at bay with a few free counter measures is. Also just because these programs are free don't take them lightly they have stood the tests of time.
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