Friday, March 4, 2011

How to Install Anti-spyware?

Spyware is software that is designed to gather information about the computer user. It can be entirely harmless, or it can collect private information, such as banking details, which can be used to steal your identity and your money. Fortunately, it's easy to protect yourself from spyware by using free anti-spyware software.

Step 1: Download free anti-spyware software. There are many to choose from. The most highly rated are avast!, Ad-Aware and Spybot Search and Destroy. Once you've downloaded the program, you will see an installer icon on your desktop or in your designated downloads folder.

Step 2: Double-click on the icon and confirm that you want to install the software.

Step 3: Follow the steps on the screen, confirming that you agree to the terms and conditions. The system will do the rest.

Step 4: Run the anti-spyware software once a week to keep your computer clean.