April Fools Virus Detection and Removal

warning signs of spyware 

According to computer security experts there will be over 1-million computer viruses by the end of this year. These malicious Spyware and Adware programs on the Internet can infect your computer at any moment without you knowing it!

The April Fools Virus is considered to be one of the worst type of viruses on the Internet because it can change form quickly. This April 1 virus may have been laying dormant on your computer without your knowledge waiting to be activated on the 1st day of April.
Take careful note and look for the any of the 9 warning signs below that inidcate that your computer is most likely infected with spyware or adware such as the April 1st virus:

spyware warning 1.

When you start your browser, the home page has mysteriously changed. You change it back manually, but before long you find that it has changed back again.

spyware warning 2.  

You get pop-up advertisements when your browser is not running or when your system is not even connected to the Internet, or you get pop-up ads that address you by name.

spyware warning 3.

Your phone bill includes expensive calls to 900 numbers that you never made-probably at an outrageous per-minute rate.

spyware warning 4.

You enter a search term in Internet Explorer's address bar and press Enter to start the search. Instead of your usual search site, an unfamiliar site appears from the search.

spyware warning 5.

A new item appears in your Favorites list without your putting it there. No matter how many times you delete it, the item always reappears later.

spyware warning 6.

Your computer runs noticeably slower than it did before. If you're a Windows 2000/XP user, launching the Task Manager and clicking the Processes tab reveals that an unfamiliar process is using nearly 100 percent of available CPU cycles.

spyware warning 7.

At a time when you're not doing anything online, the send or receive lights on your dial-up or broadband modem blink just as wildly as when you're downloading a file or surfing the Web. Or the network/modem icon in your system tray flashes rapidly even when you're not using the connection.

spyware warning 8.

A search toolbar or other browser toolbar appears even though you didn't request or install it. Your attempts to remove it fail, or it comes back after removal.

spyware warning 9.

And the final sign is that everything appears to be normal. The most devious spyware doesn't leave traces you would notice, so scan your computer anyway and have peace of mind.

How SpyWare and AdWare Hackers Infect your PC 
Your PC may be infected if you have ever downloaded freeware, shareware, screensavers, music, games, video clips, images, and even those "smiley face" icons that have been going around. Hackers offer these screensavers, music, games, etc for free in order to legally "trick" consumers into installing their AdWare and SpyWare programs. You can also get infected by just simply visiting a web site that has been maliciously set up to infect visitors computers. The April Fools Virus can be transmitted by such means without you even knowing it.
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