Potentially unwanted programs are often proposed during the installation of software. They may be present in the form of toolbars that can change the home page of your browser, which can slow internet searching.
To avoid the installation of these programs polluting your computer, it is essential you follow these tips:
- Always download a program from the official link, or a trusted site
- If third-party programs are available (toolbars, etc.) uncheck all checkboxes about them
- Enable detection of PUP’s (Potentially Unwanted Programs) in your antivirus