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Enable Adware Protection on Your Windows Machine with a Simple Hack

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Enable Adware Protection on Your Windows Machine with a Simple Hack

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This article was posted on Tuesday, 16:36, UTC.

It was merely a week ago when Microsoft announced a new opt-in feature on Windows to keep unnecessary and potentially harmful adware — often found in installers –at bay. Although the public reveal by Microsoft insisted that the feature is only available for enterprise users, a simple tweak proves that millions of home- and end-users can also gain the much-needed adware protection. They’re called PUAs or potentially unwanted applications. Those who try new software or update existing software frequently through installers are likely to be aware of “friendly” toolbars, search-engines and other features bundled into package installers. These small add-ons…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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