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Start > Run > msconfig

These are not necessary system files so you can uncheck all of the boxes. (I would NOT suggest doing that because your Anti-Virus is usually in that list.) So, carefully go through and read which program it is used for. Any questions you may have post below in the question Section.

Their are several startup folders. These are 2 that you should check.

Click Start> All Programs> Start Up

Look for anything in this folder. By removing it it will not start up on launch. All of the progams are not necessary but may speed up the program launch time.

The other location

Double click on My Computer > C: > Documents and Settings > All Users > Start Menu > Programs > Startup

Look for anything in this folder. By removing it it will not start up on launch. All of the progams are not necessary but may speed up the program launch time.

Make sure you have an Anti-Virus program on your computer. If you don't, you will get viruses, trust me. Even if you think you won't, you will and keep it up to date.

Make sure that you keep your antivirus up to date otherwise it is useless to you. Many programs have an Auto Update built in. So,use this feature and it will keep your anti-virus updated on a High speed connection. If you Dial-up, check for updates every time you're online.

If you believe you have a virus, I suggest using Stinger to remove it. This program targets more destructive or common Virues. However this will not remove all viruses off the computer so plese rember to keep your anti virus up to date.

Spyware and AdWare

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Run this program about once a week. Before you run the program, make sure you update it. That way, it is looking for the most current forms of spyware.

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Run this program about once a week. Before you run the program, make sure you update it. That way it is looking for the most pertinent forms of adware.

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This Program is continuously running while the computer is logged on. This will search and protect your computer from SpyWare. Run this program about once a week. Before you run the program, make sure you update it. That way, it is looking for the most resent forms of spyware.

HiJack This Be careful when using this program. It is the best at removing hard to remove spyware, but it also can cause real damage to your computer if you don't know what you're doing.

Start>Control Pannel>add or remove Programs

You should go through the list of programs installed on your computer osiosnally. Most people will install program and only use it once then keep it on. After your done unistall it and regain that space. Also if you dont recpnize something it may be harmful to your computer. Before you remove it make sure its not a progam that the manufacture installed to help run you computer. If you have any questions post below.

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