Definition: Adware is any software application in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running. It can be viewed through popup windows or bars displayed on your computer screen. Some Adware includes code that tracks a user’s personal information and passes it along to third parties without the user’s knowledge or authorization, this is called Spyware.

Indicators your computer has Adware or Spyware on it include:

    • A sudden and unexpected issue with the performance of your computer.
    • Your Internet browser suddenly works slowly, or not at all.
    • Your entire computer runs slowly.
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Category: General Internet