Articles tagged: PUP

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Should I Take the Flash Update I’ve Been Offered?

Adobe Flash player is dying and should be avoided. I’ll explain why, and what you should be cautious of if you still want it.

How Do I Know What Updates to Install?

Unless you have a specific reason not to, the best approach to taking updates is to take them all. I’ll review why, and how to protect yourself in case something goes wrong.

Why Are There Websites in My Browser History I’ve Never Been To?

Occasionally, sites appear in your browser history that you never visited. I’ll examine some possible causes.

How to Remove PUPs, Foistware, Drive-bys, Toolbars, and Other Annoying Things

Casually installing one download may result in several other things being installed as well. I’ll review the steps to remove these pesky, problematic, painful, Potentially Unwanted Programs, or PUPs.

How Do I Get Rid Of “overseer.exe”?

Overseer.exe can be left behind after an uninstall of Avast Free Anti-virus. Deleting it is a two-step process.

An Easy-to-Miss Source of PUPs

PUPs, or Potentially Unwanted Programs, appear when least expected.