How to prevent Spyware on your computer: 1) Download Firefox from here: http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/ 2) Install Firefox 3) Click Start -> Run and open gpedit.msc 4) Follow this path: Local Computer Policy -Computer Configuration --Windows Settings ---Security Settings ----Software Restriction Policies -----Additional Rules 5) Right-click and select New Path Rule... For path, type in: %ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe For security, select: Disallowed (you should do a search for iexplore.exe to make sure that the path is the same on your computer) 6) Restart, or log out and log back in --------------------------------- download Netscape from Http://www.netscape.com ----------------------------------- go to www.download.com find Spybot: search and destroy and Ad-AwareSE personal download both of these and run them both till computers are clear.