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#1 donmhlnd


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Posted 08 July 2005 - 10:40 AM

:thumbsup: Hi!

Just joined and introducing myself. BleepingComputer.com is something I have just discovered through a Google search for a whole load of garbage I inadvertently downloaded when I installed free P2P software (advertising suppported!). I really should have know better. Now I face hours of work to eliminate the adware and spyware that came with it. Heigh ho! donmhlnd

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#2 jgweed


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Posted 08 July 2005 - 02:05 PM

Not only is most p2p software full of adware, but many files downloaded through it also have malware and viruses. Start with the common anti-spyware applications Ad-AwareSE and Sybot.
You will find a lot of information that will help you here at BC, as well as members willing to help you.
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#3 yano


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Posted 08 July 2005 - 08:43 PM

:thumbsup: to BC! donmhlnd.
Not only do you get those risks with P2P but you can run the chances of downloading something illegal with them.

Good Luck,

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