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How to Do Everything to Fight Spam, Viruses, Pop-Ups, and Spyware with CDROM (How to Do Everything)

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Get expert advice on finally ridding your computer of annoying spam and pop-up ads and invasive viruses, spyware, and adware. Youll discover where these electronic nuisances originate, how they work, and how to prevent them. Learn to choose spam-resistant e-mail addresses and get the most from your spam filter. Protect your computer from virus attacks with antivirus software and preventive measures. Also, find out how to avoid unknowingly installing spyware and adware, and block those pesky pop-up ads. The bonus CD-ROM features trial versions of the prevention tools covered in the book.
  • Understand how spammers operate and how to safeguard your e-mail addresses
  • Use spam-filtering software and challenge-response mail systems
  • Configure your PC to resist virus attacks
  • Recognize virus-laden emails and avoid virus infection when downloading files
  • Install, configure, and update antivirus software
  • Diagnose and remove viruses from your system
  • Avoid inadvertently installing adware and spyware
  • Learn about dialers and manage Internet cookies
  • Use spyware utilities and firewalls to protect your system
  • Block pop-ups and other annoying advertisements
  • Get details on the virus- and spyware-fighting features of Windows XP Service Pack 2

About the Author - Ken Feinstein has been writing about computers and gadgets for more than five years. His work has appeared in Computer Shopper, CNET, ZDNet, Computer Gaming World, and Future Networks EZ Tech Guides.

Synopsis:

Get expert advice on finally ridding your computer of annoying spam and pop-up ads and invasive viruses, spyware, and adware. You?ll discover where these electronic nuisances originate, how they work, and how to prevent them. Learn to choose spam-resistant e-mail addresses and get the most from your spam filter. Protect your computer from virus attacks with antivirus software and preventive measures. Also, find out how to avoid unknowingly installing spyware and adware, and block those pesky pop-up ads. The bonus CD-ROM features trial versions of the prevention tools covered in the book.
  • Understand how spammers operate and how to safeguard your e-mail addresses
  • Use spam-filtering software and challenge-response mail systems
  • Configure your PC to resist virus attacks
  • Recognize virus-laden emails and avoid virus infection when downloading files
  • Install, configure, and update antivirus software
  • Diagnose and remove viruses from your system
  • Avoid inadvertently installing adware and spyware
  • Learn about dialers and manage Internet cookies
  • Use spyware utilities and firewalls to protect your system
  • Block pop-ups and other annoying advertisements
  • Get details on the virus- and spyware-fighting features of Windows XP Service Pack 2

About the

Synopsis:

Swat spam, vanquish viruses, knock down pop-ups, and expose spyware with help from this one-of-a-kind resource. Loaded with insightful advice, practical tips, and trial software, this book-and-CD defense will help you rid your computer of the perils and nuisances of Web surfing once and for all. Author and tech expert Ken Feinstein gives easy-to-understand explanations of the technologies at work, and just exactly what steps you can take to take back your e-mail, your surfing enjoyment, your privacy, and your computer.

About the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Table of Contents

PART I: Fight Spam

Chapter: 1 Avoid Spam

Chapter: 2 Using Spam-Filtering Software

Chapter: 3 Advanced Spam-Fighting Techniques

PART II: Fight Viruses

Chapter: 4 Avoid Viruses

Chapter: 5 Use Antivirus Software

Chapter: 6 Treat a Virus Infection

PART III: Fighting Spyware and Adware

Chapter: 7 Avoid Spyware and Adware

Chapter: 8 Use Spyware-Removal Utilities and Firewalls

Chapter: 9 Remove Spyware

PART IV: Fight Pop-Ups

Chapter: 10 Avoid Pop-Ups

Chapter: 11 Use Pop-Up Blocking Software

PART V: Appendixes

Appendix: A Windows XP Service Pack 2

Appendix: B Whats on the CD

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072256550
Editor:
McAneny, Margie
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Author:
Feinstein, Ken
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Data Transmission Systems - Electronic Mail
Subject:
Viruses
Subject:
Security - Viruses
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
How to Do Everything
Publication Date:
July 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
234
Dimensions:
1800x3800

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"Synopsis" by , Get expert advice on finally ridding your computer of annoying spam and pop-up ads and invasive viruses, spyware, and adware. You?ll discover where these electronic nuisances originate, how they work, and how to prevent them. Learn to choose spam-resistant e-mail addresses and get the most from your spam filter. Protect your computer from virus attacks with antivirus software and preventive measures. Also, find out how to avoid unknowingly installing spyware and adware, and block those pesky pop-up ads. The bonus CD-ROM features trial versions of the prevention tools covered in the book.
  • Understand how spammers operate and how to safeguard your e-mail addresses
  • Use spam-filtering software and challenge-response mail systems
  • Configure your PC to resist virus attacks
  • Recognize virus-laden emails and avoid virus infection when downloading files
  • Install, configure, and update antivirus software
  • Diagnose and remove viruses from your system
  • Avoid inadvertently installing adware and spyware
  • Learn about dialers and manage Internet cookies
  • Use spyware utilities and firewalls to protect your system
  • Block pop-ups and other annoying advertisements
  • Get details on the virus- and spyware-fighting features of Windows XP Service Pack 2

About the

"Synopsis" by , Swat spam, vanquish viruses, knock down pop-ups, and expose spyware with help from this one-of-a-kind resource. Loaded with insightful advice, practical tips, and trial software, this book-and-CD defense will help you rid your computer of the perils and nuisances of Web surfing once and for all. Author and tech expert Ken Feinstein gives easy-to-understand explanations of the technologies at work, and just exactly what steps you can take to take back your e-mail, your surfing enjoyment, your privacy, and your computer.
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