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Rogue Applications Growing at a Shocking Rate

Nowadays internet is flooded with rogue programs (misleading applications) such as antivirus programs, registry repairing tools, system cleaners and the like and are growing at a shocking rate. They are not only creating havoc on user’s computer but also fooled the users into purchasing it in order to remove the threats. So, it is recommended that, before downloading any suspicious program from internet, make sure its reliability.

FixTool is a misleading application revealed by Symantec that give exaggerated reports of errors like every rogue programs on user’s computer and compelled the users to buy a license key in order to remove the problems. This PC optimization programs affects all Windows versions-Windows Vista, XP, 2003, 2000 amd Windows 98 and the risk impact is said to be medium.

If you have ever downloaded and installed this product on your PC, please visit this Symantec link for more technical details and removing method.


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