Malware can wreak havoc with your Windows installation, and ironically some of the most irritating problems won’t even become apparent until after the malware has been removed from your system. One of the most common of these stealth malware-related problems involves your Internet connection.
Many malicious programs are designed to make it appear that your PC is working just fine while there are really all kinds of shenanigans going on in the background. There are often clues that can alert you to the existence of malware however (new toolbars that you didn’t install, redirection to web pages that you don’t recognize, etc.). When you notice these things a little light comes on above your head and you decide to run your malware removal program(s).
And now the problem: [Read more…]