- PUP’s (Pop up advertisements) unknown icons in your system tray.
- Error messages, reduced computer performance.
- Freezing or uninitiated restarting of your computer,
- Changes to your internet homepage and redirecting of your internet searches.
If you have any of these symptoms than you most likely have malware. These are malicious infections and can be identified and removed through tools.
Tip: When downloading your selected program of choice. Always select “Custom” vice “Express” when given the option. This will reveal additional programs not initially visible when clicking to download. These extra programs are bundled along with your intended program and will be installed as well. To download only your selected program just uncheck the now visible programs to remove them from your download action.