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Anti-Spyware and Registry Cleaner in Conjunction. - Articles Surfing

Spyware may dump a lot of irrelevant data in the registry. This may also be links of sites secretly being added to your favorite folder list not to mention the number of cookies it creates in the temp folder. Cleaning the registry and running anti-Spyware will help.

Before we understand the need for spyware removal software, let us have an overview of what spyware is. Spyware can be described as software that intentionally transmits information about the user's web surfing habits to a website built into the software or Spyware. This malicious software often referred to as 'adware' usually installs itself on a user computer without the permission or knowledge of the user. Spyware usually accompanied a free download as a hidden component and begins to gather information about the user then delivers this information to the person who put the Spyware on the web. Spyware can be categorized into a number of classes. It may be software that is intentionally installed by the user to monitor the system security, Software that can be created with benign intent to collect marketing data or software that is malicious and installed to collect information such as usernames and passwords for criminal intent. Whatever the reason for the Spyware, it must be removed by using the appropriate software such as many of the free Microsoft Spyware removal tools and then cleaning the system registry with a good registry cleaner.

How Does Spyware Affect The Registry?

The windows registry is a very big file containing information that is required the all the modules of windows to operate the system efficiently. When the system starts the registry is referred to for the permissions that are allowed to the specific user. Accordingly the operating system advances with the boot up process. Each time a new program or hardware is installed in the system a lot of information is added the system registry. However, when programs are uninstalled the registry remains intact. These links and references need to be removed manually or with special software such as free Adware Spyware removal tools or Windows XP cleaner software. It is not advisable to mess with the registry manually as this can wreck havoc with the system. Get a good reliable free Spyware and Virus removal utility if you have to, to do an efficient job for you. Spyware installs itself on the system and makes its entries in the registry as well. These entries are made in many places in the registry. So, uninstalling the Spyware from the programs folder is not enough, the ware must also be removed from the registry and there is no better way to do this than with a Microsoft Spyware removal tools.

Clean The Registry Once A Month

After some time the registry will become slow and erratic because of the useless entries that are not really needed and are just cluttering up the system. The system may even shut down without warning. This is because the registry has become unstable and needs to be cleaned with PC registry cleaner software. It is not necessary that the registry will become because of Spyware or viruses. It may just be too large for the processor or the system resources to handle. Cleaning the registry will make the system more dependable, fast and comfortable to work with.

Submitted by:

Arvind Singh

Arvind Singh is admin and technical expert associated with development of computer security and performance enhancing software like Registry Cleaner, Window Cleaner, Anti Spam Filter etc. More information can be found at http://www.pcmantra.com

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