Tip Number: 116

To Good To Be True

As the adage goes, if a program is free, often times it has "hidden programs" that come along with it and install on your system with (or without) your knowledge. Be careful what you download. Those "Free" things (like screen savers, peer to peer file sharing programs and wall papers) usually come with small programs that run in the background and slow your system down and set you up to be a perfect candidate for viruses, adware and spyware.

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