Before asking the question, what do you know about free spyware removal? Lets learn a tiny bit about spyware and put a few myths to bed.
If your pc is infected with spyware and malware, you will most certainly be wanting to remove it as quickly as possible. Remember, most spyware is virtually harmless software, created by large companies as a way of spying or finding out more about their visitors
There is other spyware or malware that is not so harmless. This category can cause real problems on your pc, performance itself will decline, internet connection speeds will decrease, you computer will feel like its grinding to a halt, start up and shut down times will be noticeable slower.
In addition, some spyware and malware can actually record your keystrokes and login details for things such as online banking details. Spyware, (privacy invasive software) and malware (malicious software) can easily collect personal information and monitor you’re every move.
Most of the time, you will unwittingly install spyware simply by downloading and installing freeware or shareware (p2p) software from warez and torrent sites. People cleverly write the installation code into the original software and use it to piggyback its way onto your hard drive.
Thankfully there are tons of free spyware removal applications available. Some are better than others, the most well known of these is a program called ad-aware by lavasoft. Totally free to download, install and use.
However, no free software will totally remove spyware, adware and malware from your system. 99 times out of a 100, the same company will offer a full paid version to do the job that little bit better. Does it pay to buy a full spyware removal program? Depends how serious your problem is.