The Dangers Of Free Software

We all love the word ” FREE ” but their can be some dangers when it comes to software.

Some free downloads are completely safe, and are important to take care of:

  • Security patches
  • Updates for operating system software
  • Software you have installed and paid for such as Office

However its when you go looking for free software that the dangers start.

  • Video editors , audio editors , photo editors , bogus speed up clean up programs can come with infections that can and do infect your computer

Get programs from the makers of the program not 3rd party sites such as

Author: Adelaide Techguy

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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