January 31, 2005

Those darn pop-ups!

Adware usually installs itself into the Windows registry and re-installs itself when your computer starts-up.

To see what programs start automatically from your registry, click on "Windows-Start > Run" and type "regedit".

Next go to: "hkey_local_machine > software > microsoft > windows > currentversion > run"

Then check on the website www.processlibrary.com to see what the processes are and if it looks undesirable then delete the processes from your registry. It is best to back up your computer before this or the Windows XP "restore" functionality may undo any changes if you get it wrong.

Posted by tonyr at January 31, 2005 11:12 AM