Sometimes when you visit a site you unknowingly trigger a program installation into your computer. These programs, usually referred to as spyware or adware, are installed on your computer by advertising companies to collect information about your web surfing habits and target advertising to your computer though popups and forms of ads.
Not only are those popups annoying, it slows your system down and violates your privacy! Fortunately there is a solution- Lavasoft’s AdAware– which you can download here– it’s free. Installation is easy and it will keep your computer safe.