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Best Free Programs To Clean Up Your Computer

As you use your PC more and more, it can really start to accumulate some junk. There are many things that can clutter up a computer such as registry errors, a virus, spyware, junk files, or hard drive fragmentation. This clutter can really cause your computer to run much more slowly than it should be running. In this article, we look at a few of the best free programs that you can use to help clean up your computer.

Ad-Aware

Spyware and Adware can build up on your computer over time. Spyware can cause your computer to run a bit slower. Along with the performance issues, you probably don’t want spyware on your computer for privacy reasons. Ad-Aware by Lavasoft is a free program that you can use to find and eliminate spyware, adware, and more. It works great and you will be surprised of how many issues it is able to find and fix. read more

Get Rid of Spyware and Adware

Spyware is software or an object, such as a cookie, that is used to track your behavior and gather information about you. For obvious reasons, I don’t think anyone wants someone else gathering information about them without their permission. Often times, the information about you is only used to determine what kind of ads to show you or how to market to you. In extreme cases, spyware may be used in an attempt to hack your email, financial, or business accounts. Whether the spyware is extreme or not, I am sure you would rather do without it on your PC. Let’s look at a few ways to get rid of spyware. read more