Over time Spyware can build up on your computer, which in turn will slow your PC. Spyware build up on your computer from web browsing or web downloads, which is often difficult to detect. PC users will notice unwanted behavior,slow in system performance, network traffic, failure to boot, unwanted pop-up advertisements, changing configuration of your computer without your knowledge are some of the characters of spyware’s.
Here are some tips to prevent spyware
Best defense against spyware
1) Always download programs/software from sites you trust.
2) Don’t click OK or Agree to the pop-up ads that tell that it will make your computer run better.
If you get pop-up ad (web pages that tell you your computer may be infected, or that they can help your computer to run faster. NEVER click on these or you will become infected with adware ) never click “Agree” or “OK” button, instead click red “x” in the corner of the window to close the window.
3) Don’t download free screen-savers or free games, these type of software comes with adware.
Protect your computer with anti-spyware
Install antispyware Ad-Aware software from Lavasoft.com (free spyware). You can also download Microsoft Security Essentials which protects your computer from spyware and other unwanted software.
Spyware – Detection & Removal Tool
Use Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware tool, which monitors every process and stops malicious processes before they even start.