When you install most software these days there are several check boxes in the process. Check or uncheck even one of them incorrectly and you’ve authorized the installation program to additionally load other things into your computer – browser toolbars, weather programs, a new browser – or you’ve OK-ed it to change your default search engine or even your browser’s home page.
Every time I clean an infected computer for a client the first question I get is “how did this happen”? There isn’t an easy answer because there are so many ways that a computer can get infected – even if it has good anti-virus and anti-spyware software running. One way, however, is from the add-on software and computer changes that you authorize when you don’t check the right boxes when installing new software.
Introducing Unchecky – a free program that automatically unchecks unrelated offers, both saving you mouse clicks and making it less likely to miss a checkbox of an unwanted offer. Unchecky even warns you when you try to accept a potentially unwanted offer, which makes it less likely to be accepted accidentally.
Watch a video about it, and download your free copy by clicking here.