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Cameron2010

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I was wondering can adware stop you from downloading/opening .exe's? Or installing programs. Im sure they can, the reason I ask is because I see companies like dell providing remote support and they use a .exe(for there new type of support called dellc onnect a.k.a remote support) so I was wondering what if someone had like a adware and they couldnt use the .exe.


With tons of respect...

-Cam

Edited by Cameron2010, 26 February 2007 - 10:16 PM.

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Are you having problems downloading/installing?
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No, I am not. Thats why I put it in this forum. I'm just curious if adware cant prevent you from downloading/opening .exe

Edited by Cameron2010, 26 February 2007 - 10:15 PM.

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Certain types of malicious software can indeed prevent the downloading of software. This can happen in several ways: through the hijacking of your browser so you're redirected to certain sites; by altering your hosts files so some sites, such as security sites, are nreachable; or by disrupting your layered service protocol (LSP) chain so you lose your internet access entirely. In addition , the presence of malware on a PC can cause slowness and instability to the point that installing a program can become difficult.
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Alright. Thanks for clearing that up adware can prevent the opening/installing of programs, or mainly what I was looking for is .exe...


Thanks ocne again

-Cam
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