what is the difference between anti-virus and malware?
I am having computer problems, ads keep popping up when I try log on to a site or my e-mail. So I downloaded Avira antivirus, but I have also been advised to get Malware. What is the difference? I also downloaded a program I can not get rid of(adware pro) how do I get rid of it. I tried uninstalling it but it is still there. Plaese help
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Malware, short for malicious software, is software designed to secretly access a computer system without the owner's informed consent. The expression is a general term used by computer professionals to mean a variety of forms of hostile, intrusive, or annoying software or program code... More
Answered By: Danny G - 11/30/2010
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Malware, short for malicious software, is software designed to infiltrate a computer system without the owner's informed consent. The expression is a general term used by computer professionals to mean a variety of forms of hostile, intrusive, or annoying software or program code... More
Answered By: Ratto - 11/30/2010
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