FAQ

Google Chrome is one of the most popular Internet browsers, and it has very simple interface, so if you want to remove an unwanted or useless application – you can do it in few clicks. Some applications in browsers might be not useful, and might have only the advertising purposes. Such applications can show you ads, on which you will see the tags “ads by” or “powered by”.

If you need to get rid of annoying adware that dwells in your Mozilla Firefox browser – you can do it with help of two basic methods. First of all, it can be done manually. It is very easy: you should only remove the unwanted applications from the browser, reset the properties of browser shortcut and clear check the registry for the suspicious entries. Another way to remove adware is to use the reputable anti-viral tool.

Internet Explorer is not so popular now, as it was 10-15 years ago, but is still liked by millions of users, and hackers are developing the advertising programs that infect IE as well as other browsers. There are many signs of infection, but the most obvious of them are: the abundance of ads, sudden redirections to unknown websites, new strange applications and toolbars in the browser, change of homepage and default search engine.

If you use the Safari browser, you are likely to use the Mac, and generally very rarely have to deal with malware. However, Apple’s share of the home computer market is growing steadily, and there viruses for Mac and Safari are more and more. We can only hope that their number won’t become equal to the number of Windows-based viruses.

The deletion of unwanted software from browsers is almost the easiest thing among all removal processes. To perform it, you should just delete the specified application from the list of applications, clear the registry entries that are responsible for this software, and, in some cases, change the properties of browser shortcuts. In this article you will find the detailed instruction on the removal of unwanted software from Opera.

Today we’ll talk about virus protection and measures that must be performed to ensure it. The virus can sneak onto your computer in different ways, and we will tell you about each of them. There are many types of viruses, each of which prefers its own penetration methods, but these viruses are just automated programs that choose a target and act on the basis of their inherent algorithms. This means that they are the simple programs, freely available, and waiting until unsuspecting users will enable them to seize their computers. We want you to mention that our guide doesn’t contain any advices or measures against aimed hacker attacks. If you will become the target of hackers, who intend to run a virus on your computer, they will do it anyway, and you can prevent it only if you are an experienced hacker, or a specialist in computer security. We won’t talk about the virus species, instead of this, we will tell about the most common methods of infection.

Now we will discuss the issue of concern to the majority of users: what anti-virus should I pick, paid or free? This is a serious question, and we have prepared for you a large-scale study on the topic, which will help you decide. We tested plenty of free anti-virus software, and some of the paid ones, in order to get a complete picture. As far as it is full, and does it reflect the real situation or not – it’s for you to decide.

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