Lots of people spend money on these
products which actually make the problem worse by
giving you a false sense of protection.
There are typical symptoms of rogue antispyware:
There only has to be one to two Rogue Anti-Spyware
parasites on your computer to hinder your bandwidth
and dramatically slow your PC. Rogue Anti-Spyware
in general works silently and secretly in the background
and will be hard for the user to detect. Common
symptoms are longer PC reboot times and reduced
internet connection speeds.
Ad Popups on Your Computer:
Rogue Anti-Spyware can also inundate your computer
with popup ads, also while offline. Rogue Anti-Spyware
can prevent regular internet activity, monitor and
record your surfing habits and personal information.
It is strongly recommended that Rogue Anti-Spyware
is removed from your PC IMMEDIATELY. The more traces
of Rogue Anti-Spyware on your computer, the more
popups you will see.
New hompage url, new desktop shortcut's:
Rogue Anti-Spyware may alter your Internet settings
and redirect your default homepage. Rogue Anti-Spyware
may add new icons and shortcuts to your PC desktop.
To avoid these problems it is advised to download
a Rogue Anti-Spyware scanner or monitor and manually
remove all traces of Rogue Anti-Spyware.
There are several easy ways to differentiate
between legitimate programs and rogue applications:
Trustworthy anti-spyware programs do not advertise
in pop-up ads or on questionable Web sites, such
as gambling or pornographic sites.
Any security application which appears on your machine
that you did not knowingly download or install is
questionable, and is likely an illegitimate program.
The scan results should tip you off as well
inspect these carefully. Rogue anti-spyware programs
will report legitimate files and processes as spyware
to scare you into thinking that you have several
spies on your PC.
Enter the products name in your favorite search
engine, if results such as Remove product
name appear, it is probably a questionable