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Definition of adware

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can see".
Definitions include: "algorithmic".
Definitions include: acronym for "bulletin board system".
Definitions include: used to indicate laughter in text-based communication.
Definitions include: "computer."
Definitions include: features added to something to make it nicer, but which don't affect the core functionality.
Definitions include: acronym for "die in a fire".
Definitions include: acronym for "hope this helps".
Definitions include: activism via hacking.
Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can recall" or "as far as I can remember".
Definitions include: in the user interface of a software product (including websites,) something that displays the locations that the user has recently viewed or visited.
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can tell".
Definitions include: a "mode" activated by typing in all capital letters.
Definitions include: from "Plug and Play," by which computers automatically attempt to recognize newly attached devices.

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Other terms relating to 'software':

Definitions include: software still under copyright, but which is no longer distributed, sold, or supported.
Definitions include: a type of shareware that interrupts use of the software to display a message asking the user to "register" the software (i.e. pay for it.)
Definitions include: computer software that occupies too many resources due to its preponderance of features.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: software that has had features disabled to entice people to upgrade to a for-pay or more expensive version.
Definitions include: "Freeware" was originally the trademark of "PC-Talk" author Andrew Fluegelman.
Definitions include: shareware that uses guilt to encourage users to pay the "registration" cost.
Definitions include: software that does bad things.
Definitions include: shareware software that nags the user if it hasn't yet been purchased.
Definitions include: a type of shareware that only requires users to send a postcard to the author in order to purchase it.
Definitions include: software that is free to share with others and is - at least initially - free to use.
Definitions include: software that was purchased or written, but never used.
Definitions include: low-quality software.
Definitions include: software delivered in physical form.

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