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Definition of adware

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: in computing, to solve a problem or a bug by detecting for and addressing the specific circumstances that lead to it, rather than writing a more general solution.
Definitions include: see ASLR.
Definitions include: a hypothetical affliction that causes programs to run more poorly over time.
Definitions include: to click a link on the web and be taken to a site other than the one anticipated.
Definitions include: a word that has come to be an acronym (or is viewed by some as an acronym) when it was not originally an acronym.
Definitions include: "you".
Definitions include: "babygirl", i.e. girlfriend.
Definitions include: acronym for "no later than".
Definitions include: without any clothing covering the torso.
Definitions include: shareware software that nags the user if it hasn't yet been purchased.
Definitions include: unwanted optical media (e.g. CDs) received as junk mail.
Definitions include: acronym for "holy fucking shit".
Definitions include: acronym for "I love you so fucking much".
Definitions include: acronym for "best friend(s) forever".
Definitions include: "later gator".

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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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