Stop Viruses From Infecting Your Computer - Part 3
Stopping viruses from infecting your computer should be easy, right? If you install a reputable virus scan or internet security software you may think that's all there is to it, but in truth there are other aspects to keeping your computer safe. In this series, we'll offer some advice on different ways to keep your online security strong and your information protected. Here are a few tips and tricks to keep your internet security software running at peak efficiency.
Some program installers try to push additional unwanted programs onto installing onto your computer. Often using check boxes or decline boxes. And now even hiding these in advanced install option. If you have ever missed a checkbox, and spent hours afterwards removing adware or software you can't remember installing you know how annoying this is. it can even cause problems with your internet. have you ever opened your browser after an installation, to find out that you have a new homepage, a new search engine, or even a new browser?
Unchecky is a free program that helps to keep potentially unwanted programs off of your computer. It unticks and declines all the additional software automatically for you so you don't install the programs you don't want.