In this technology trend you will easily get cracked versions of any paid or premium software(cracked software), but “Is using that software good for your PC health?”. So, here SpicyzTrickz has come with detailed information regarding the cons of using cracked software and their preventing measures.
What is Cracked software?
Cracked software is a modified version of originally paid software made by professional coders using an illegal method such as using Keygen or Patch File to provide free Access of that software on your PC/Laptop without using any License Key.
More than 50% of Indian peoples want to use the Cracked version of paid software. Many peoples do not want to pay money as that software are available Free/Cracked version on the Internet.
Many peoples know how to use this software but no one knows, is it safe for personal data/files. So you must be aware of the disadvantages of this type of software before installation.
Details about Cracked Software
1.PreInstalled unknown/unsecured applications with Cracked Software
If we are using a cracked version software and install into our PC at the same time many unknown/unsecured applications along with that will also be installed in your PC without any prior notification and permission.
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These applications will tend to use huge RAM power, Battery Power and make our PC /Laptop hangable and slow. At that time, we thought that our PC is attacked by viruses but in reality, these unknown applications use our PC’s huge RAM and make slow your PC.
To find that unknown software Just follow these steps.
1.Open control panel
2. Click on the Program option (there you find list installed applications).
3. Search for unknown software that gets installed with free software.
4. Then make it Uninstall.
2.Containing Malicious Code/ Viruses
When you install a cracked version software, then there is a 90% chance of viruses in that software. As we know, cracking those paid and original software is done by a high-level programmer & hacker and while cracking, they may easily add some malicious code within free software. When we install that software, it may hack your PC & steal your personal data or can delete them. So, when you use a cracked version, you must be ready to face these problems.
3.Capable to change Settings without your permissions
Till now you got some fear if you are using this type of software in your PC so be calmed and ready to know the next problem caused by this type of software. This is a common problem and who have used cracked software might have faced this problem.
You have seen after cracked version software installation the default home of the browser is changed automatically without your permission (Google home page changes to Pageset/Search/Unknown homepage). Because of some malicious code get controlled over your PC settings, you won’t be able to get control over it without removing those harmful malicious codes
You can remove these malware/viruses using malware-virus software. It’s come in paid version but you can use it as a Free trial to remove or wash viruses and make Your PC safe and secure for the future.
4.Force you to follow Unknown installation / Steps
When you download this type of software, it comes in Zip format and while unzipping that sometimes it needs Encrypted file Password and to get password it popup some tasks/steps like install unknown application, download unknown text files and many more.
Our marvel mind, to get that password, start to perform all the activities mentioned by them.
As it is a zip file it might contain any number of unknown files that may be malicious file and after installation, it may corrupt your PC files. So, you must not follow any of these types of activities that make you in trouble.
5.Trojans files capable of Corrupting Disk
If you have important, valuable, banking and business-related data in your PC then you must be careful before using any cracked version software.
As some unknown files having trojans and malware may attack your hard disk or corrupt your data stored in it.
Besides that, it may also create some shortcut viruses in your hard disk (Like shortcut for C: drive/movie file/Personal files, etc.) which may corrupt/delete your valuable data or steal them.
A Piece of note from Spicyztrickz
My friends if you have money equivalent data then I will recommend you store them in other backup devices like pen drive or portable hard disk before using this type of software.
But if you are still using that software free of cost then I will recommend you use a similar or alternative of the original software that is freely available on the Internet. So, we must use original software instead of the cracked version by paying money.
Spicyztrickz hopes, you have learned a piece of valuable information about cracked version software. We will add more info. about it.
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