Unusual browser behaviour and general slow performance - Spyware
When browsing the Internet, do you experience any of the following symptoms?
1. Browser displaying unusual behaviour 2. Internet links not responding as expected 3. Internet pages excessively slow to load 4. Slow PC performance when opening or saving files 5. Unexpected/unusual error messages 6. New and unexpected toolbars in your browser 7. Difficulty connecting to the Internet
If so, your computer may have become infected with spyware.
This can be fairly common and it is not unusual for a computer to have numerous spyware programs running on it. Spyware by its nature is usually installed without the user realising, and can sometimes be installed along with software the user thinks is legitimate.
There are numerous software packages available to help clean your computer of spyware and other malicious software. You can also run a quick scan online, we recommend using either of the following free, quick and easy spyware removal tools: