(Note: some websites use trickery and tell you that you haveto have their viewer (or something else) installed to continue. Go ahead and install anything you want then fight the spyware usingseveral programs like Ad Aware and Spybot.
(This may not find all thespyware and the companies behind some spyware have made arrangements and PAID anti-spyware companies to ALLOW their spyware anyway.) 3.
Onceinstalled on a PC, the program takes note of all the software files,including critical pieces of the Windows operating system, and "locks"them in place.
you'll have to take steps and enterpasswords to allow the updates to become permanent.Shadow Surfer (mentioned in a newsletter last month) creates a virtualcopy of your normal PC and nothing actually gets written to your harddrive, rather the changes are saved in special Shadow Surfer file.When you end the Shadow Surfer session you have the option of savingthese changes and making them permanent or totally discarding them. Cookies can be blockedunder Tools/internet options/privacy/advanced, or just deleted from timeto time.If you get an e-card and feel you MUST run it, save it to your drive and scan it first.The easy way is touse the Panda online virus scan because their definitions are alwaysup-to-date and Panda disinfects or quarantines bugs - and it's FREE. Holiday Virus Packs Ugly Punch A new virus strain masquerading as electronic Christmas cards isaccounting for one in every 10 e-mails hitting in-boxes.Use a program that does not permanently save anything to your harddrive.There are two of the: Centurion's Drive Shield Plus is software that blocks any attempts todigitally add or remove anything from the computer's hard drive. Felten and Alex Halderman have created the world's smallestfunctional P2P filesharing program, written in fifteen lines of code.Tiny P2P is a functional peer-to-peer file sharing application, writtenin fifteen lines of code, in the Python programming language.But in my comments to him I say this doesn't go far enough: Have you checked out John Battalle's "Sell Side Advertising? I think marketing in the long tail will involve a more customizeable approach than what Google currently affords.As a publisher in the new world of disaggregated advertising, one has no control over which ads appear on their sites.