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- Adware: software that opens pop-up or pop-under ads when the main product is not running, or shows windows that do not appear to be connected with the application or web page that you are viewing.
- Allowed list: a user-defined list of sources or domains from which Pop-Up Blocker does not block pop-up windows.
- Download: to transfer a file from a remote computer to your computer.
- Hijacking: hijacking software redirects or changes your search results, home and error pages, and other browser settings to some place other than your default settings or preferences without your permission.
- Offline: not connected to the Internet or any other network.
- Online: connected to the Internet.
- Pop-up window: a window that tries to open automatically on top of or under a browser window.
- Quarantined item: a file or other item on your computer that online protection software has determined to be infected. After cleaning the infection, the online protection software modifies the item so that the file system can no longer access it. The quarantined item remains on your computer, so that you can restore it to its original location if you choose.
- Quick List: a Yahoo! Bookmarks folder in which you can save links to web pages that you visit most often and would like to access quickly.
- Sign in: enter your Yahoo! ID and password to identify yourself to the network and to gain access to your personal information.
- Spyware: software, typically installed on your computer without your permission, that can track personal information, serve as an unauthorized entry point for a remote user, or transmit data to an external source.
- Tag: a word or group of words that you apply to a bookmarked page and then use for searching purposes.
- Toolbar: a row of buttons across the top of the browser window that you can click to perform various tasks.
- Trojan: a software program that has hidden, unwanted intent.
- URL: Universal Resource Locator; specifies the location of a file or web page, such as http://my.yahoo.com.
- Virus: a computer program that attaches itself to other programs and causes harm to computer software, data, and/or hardware, often undetected until it is too late.
- Yahoo! ID: the name by which a person is known to all Yahoo! networks.