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How does adware find me?

By dothy1005
Normally, ad ware is integrated into an intentionally installed application. It is said that freeware applications is one of the most common ways that ad ware can be installed on a system. When one installs a freeware they would normally click on and sign up on ads that would pop-up.

Ad ware are usually integrated in any of the following type of websites:

* Search engines that offers better speed and performance
* Unique mouse pointers
* Instant news or weather updates
* PC games
* Programs offering to improve system performance
* File sharing programs for music and photos
* Emoticons, little smileys or other facial expressions used in email

Additionally, peer-to-peer groups and other file sharing applications are known for attaching ad ware to their software. The moment you share your personal information to these companies, it will be easier for their developers to earn money using your data. You will suffer from getting countless pop-up advertisements every time you connect to the Internet.

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