Spyware and your Computer

By: Arvind

Most of us must do think about how these spyware come in to our computer systems. This article is written for better understanding of the concept. So here we go.

What Is Spyware And How It Comes In To Your System?

Spyware as its name suggest 'spy' which means secret agent. Spyware operates like a secret agent, working silently in your computer and transferring your personal information to others on the internet. Whenever you surf internet, unknowingly you download spywares and adwares on your system. Most of you think that spyware is an illegal program, but you are wrong, both spyware and adware are legal softwares, as they get downloaded with your permission only. While installing any free program from the internet, you agree with their user contract and unknowingly you also agree to the spyware download. And once it gets installed, it starts working by entering in your windows registry. Software that can make your system free from all spyware is an anti spyware software, which is easily available on the internet. And for that you need to search for the best one from the various options available.

What Is the Effect Of spyware On Your Window Registry?

Spyware is a software that spread slowly in you computer, without making you aware of its presence, and only after long time you come to know that you computer is infected with lot of adwares and spywares. Some of the side effects of spyware on your computer's window registry are detailed below:

  • The first and the biggest effect of adware on your registry is that it leaks all your personal and professional data to others.
  • By continuously entering in to your windows registry, it makes the registry go haywire and go beyond its allowed data limits.
  • It slows down the speed of your registry by adding junk to it.
  • Windows Registry is the record book of your pc, and if it is affected by spyware, it will take long time to scan, open and locate different files and folders.


Spyware not only affects your registry but can also cause big damage to your computer; it can crash your hardware disk, change the settings of your control panel, and change the names of different files and folders. You must have heard about the saying 'prevention is better than cure', so without any further delay get yourself an anti spyware software and protect your PC from outsiders.

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