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What is the difference between antivirus and antispyware software?


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2009-10-25 15:00:59
2009-10-25 15:00:59

viruses are programs that take over your computer, and sometimes delete files, but spyware is something that steals information from your computer without your knowledge. and of course anti, means against

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Anti-virus software protects against specific malicious software that is meant to harm your computer. Antispyware software protects against programs that were written to invade your computer with commercial and sometimes malicious software that floods your computer with advertisements.

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Manually deleting a virus is you going and deleting directories, changing registry keys and that sort of thing. Whereas anti-virus software just does all this for you.

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Viruses destroy computers,BUT Anti-Viruses destroy viruses.

software is a collection of programsinteface is a accessing a application

Spyware software just looks for threats that can help a hacker to have a spy on u..This usually happens when u install an ingenuine(but genuine appearing) plugin. Internet security software looks for Virus and probably malware.

Answer An IT engineer is responsible for hardware and software installation and setup where a software engineer is writing the software.

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