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Part 12. Protecting Your Computer > Cleaning Spyware from Your System

Cleaning Spyware from Your System

Another growing nuisance is the proliferation of spyware programs. These programs install themselves on your computer and then surreptitiously send information about the way you use your PC to some interested third party. Spyware typically is installed in the background when you're installing another program, or when you visit certain websites.


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