Do you think you might have unwanted spyware? Has your computer been running very slow? Do you wait forever for a program to come up? Do you surf the internet and download free programs? Do you have problems getting onto the internet? If so, your computer can be loaded with unwanted spyware.

What is Spyware/Adware?
Spyware is a background program that attaches itself to the free programs that you may be downloading. This little program collects information about the different websites that you visit and sends a little report back to the advertisers. Adware collects your personal information such as passwords and online banking and send it to the originator of the spyware. Click here for more on spyware.

What is Malware?
Malware is a background program that slowly destroys program files needed by your computer to run applications like your mail browser.

What are Redirectors?
These programs replace your home page in browsers and redirect you to a site that they want you to go to instead or to a web page saved on your computer. Some of these keep you from going anywhere else on the internet until you get rid of them.

How Do You Stop Spyware/Adware, Malware and Re directors?
For the most part, spyware just bogs down your computer. You’ll find the computer running really slow or taking forever just to come on. Magic Lynx Computer Services can remove all of these malicious programs in your computer and install a free anti-spyware or help you choose and install a quality, tested program to help keep your computer safe.

About Ramon Corley

Ramon Corley is CEO and co-founder of Magic Lynx, a computer repair company that specializes in on-site and online service for homes and businesses.

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