Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetSecurity · 1 decade ago

looking for (free) pop-up blockers and such software!?

if I can get it for free, that's even better!

Update:

woa....Law'd ham mercy!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Pop-up, Spyware and Virus Blockers

    1. safer-networking.org

    SpyBot - Search & Destroy can detect and remove spyware of different kinds from your computer. Spyware is a relatively new kind of threat that common anti-virus applications do not yet cover. If you see new toolbars in your Internet Explorer that you didn't intentionally install, if your browser crashes, or if you browser start page has changed without your knowing, you most likely have spyware.

    • FREE DOWNLOAD: (Donations suggested) click here!

    http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index....

    2. grisoft.com

    AVG 8.0 or Anti-Virus Grisoft protects computers from viruses by providing timely virus database updates and protection.

    • FREE DOWNLOAD: click here!

    http://www.grisoft.com/ww.product-avg-anti-virus-f...

    3. lavasoftusa.com

    With its ability to scan your RAM, Registry, hard drives and external storage devices for known data mining, advertising and tracking components, Ad-Aware can easily rid your system of these tracking components, allowing you to maintain a higher degree of privacy while you surf the Web.

    • FREE DOWNLOAD: click here!

    http://www.lavasoft.com/products/ad_aware_free.php

    4. toolbar.google.com

    The Google Toolbar is free and allows you to eliminate pop-up ads while searching the web. It also allows you to restrict your search to pages located in a specific country.

    • FOR INSTRUCTIONS: click here!

    http://www.google.com/tools/firefox/toolbar/FT3/in...

    5. avast.com

    avast! antivirus Home Edition comes with the kind of built-in features that many vendors charge for additionally, or don't include at all such as anti-spyware, anti-rootkit and strong self-protection.

    • FREE DOWNLOAD: click here!

    http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.html

    6. mywot.com

    Web of Trust is a free browser security tool that warns users about spyware, spam, browser hijacking, phishing and other Internet scams.

    http://www.mywot.com/en/download/ff

    hope that helps!!

    sorry its so long, but I just want to give all the free choices to you!!

  • 1 decade ago

    A very good, free AV available to download is AVG 8 Anti-virus:

    http://www.free.grisoft.com/

    And for any spyware problems, get SpyBot - Search and Destroy:

    http://www.safer-networking.org/en/mirrors/index.h...

    Both are free, as powerful as paid programs, such as Norton and McAfee, and don't use up as many resources.

    Just boot into Safe Mode (Press F8 when turning on the computer) and run full scans.

    Good Luck.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    i exploit spybot additionally, yet in my opinion the terrific antivirus utility is the stuff you could desire to pay for. working example I merely have been given rid of an outbreak on my computing gadget. Spybot did no longer do it, neither did residing house windows or earthlink's risk-free practices center. So I used the Mcafee loose test and deleted all of the suspicious archives manually. The virus grew to become into in undemanding terms a malicious program with minimum hazard so it wasn't that undesirable. even if I nevertheless think of that the terrific products are produced while they pay human beings to cause them to.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Try Google Toolbar or Yahoo! Toolbar.

    Google blocks more pop-ups than Yahoo!

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  • 1 decade ago

    IE comes with popup blocker. Firefox too.

  • 1 decade ago

    Internet Explorer 7.0 has one and that is free if you have Microsoft Windows.

  • 1 decade ago

    CNET.com they review everything and there are alot of free ones to download.

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