The easiest way to prevent spyware is to make sure it never gets into your system in the first place! Of course, this can be easier said than done.
To help you out, we have conducted tests, and have found that XoftSpySE is one of the best ways to protect your computer. This anti-spyware program is adept at preventing known ActiveX controls, as well as hijackers and dialers from being installed on the hard drive of your computer.
There are a number of other ways to protect your PC from the harmful affects of spyware. Here are some of them:
*Only download programs from Web sites you know and trust. When trying to access possible harmful sites, your computer will give you a warning. Be sure to heed that important warning!
*Be sure to examine all security warnings, license agreements and privacy statements associated with any type of download. Sometimes, notices about spyware are buried in the fine print. A sneaky way to try to invade your computer, indeed!
*Make sure to never click “agree” or “OK” when you go to close a window. The better option is to click the red “x” in the corner of the window. Another option is to press the Alt + F4 buttons on your keyboard to close a window.
*Be cautious about using “free” file-sharing programs, such as those that offer access to music, television shows, movies, and video games. and be sure you clearly understand all of the software packaged with those programs.