What is AdWare
AdWare (Advertising SoftWare) is a software designed primarily to show advertisement and bring revenue to its developers. It causes the advertising links or banners to appear in different places: in the program’s window, on the desktop or in the browser. Very often AdWare programs are completely useless. They pretend that they fulfill a definite function but it exists purely for disguising a real purpose – showing Ads. There also exist some useful applications. But they are classified as AdWare too because they either show ads by themselves or conduce the emerging of ads on computer. Continue reading
The last update of Skype application brought the bad news to Windows XP users. Skype fails to launch and the following error message appears:
Fatal error. Failed to load library ‘dxva2.dll'
If you wish to enhance your PC’s security you may want to hide all user names from the login screen. In this case it will be necessary to enter both the user name and the password to log into the user account. Continue reading
What is AdwCleaner
MalwareBytes AdwCleaner (AdWare Cleaner) is one of the best utilities for cleaning the PC from AdWare, RiskWare, PUP, malware and unwanted software. It does not require the installation. In october 2016 AdwCleaner has been acquired by MalwareBytes – a world famous anti-malware utilities developer. Continue reading
When TCP/IP reset is needed
The procedure of resetting the TCP/IP often helps to fix problems with network that occured due to:
- malware activity;
- incorrect operation of legal software;
- installation of non-native network drivers;
- system failures of operating system.
Why reset the browser?
The browser reset procedure reverts the browser settings to their defaults. It also removes all add-ons and extensions, sets the default search engine and start page. It can help to restore the normal work after adware removal. Continue reading