25 October 2008

How Do You Determine If Process Running On Your PC Is A Risk Or A Needed Component

Today the computing Operating System whether it is Mac, Windows or Linux has become so large in code and behavior that you really need to be clear on what processes are necessary to the Operating System and what is considered Spyware. To determine this takes a Herculean effort on the Home users part and without help can be disastrous if one uses help from a unclear website.

At the Blog Application Error you can now read about these processes and get a more precise understanding of what the files you find running are, and whether or not they should be shut down.To do so safely is the number one piece of information you need to know, and this blog will help you understand how to do it.For instance, when you see the file ccapp.exe on your system, you will need to know whether it is spyware or not. Application Error has a great post on how this file can be two things, a Symantic File that belongs to the Norton AntiVirus family or it can spyware that is attached to the advertising Program that Symantic owns.

When ccapp.exe is legitimate it belongs to a process that allows email checking. When it is spyware it is monitoring your browsing habits and sending back the information it gathers to the maker for analysis thus making it a security risk. The first thing you have to know is which ccapp.exe is, a security risk or a legitimate file? Well checking the location of the file will tell you which it is.

To be more understanding of how this works, please check the Blog Application Error.
In this day and age when we are spending serious cash on our systems and placing files and other items onto the computer that are of high value we need to be completely aware of what files and extensions mean. This blog will help you in this journey to know more about your computer.


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