I usually described as a friendly person. Friendly until a few days ago that is. I opened up my browser to find a new toolbar with like a hundred different buttons with most of the links to various porn and gambling sites. I was then bombed by at least twenty or thirty rapid fire popups that slowed my system to a crawl. I used an adware/spyware remover as well as Norton Antivirus for over an hour and couldn't get the damn things off of me. I found myself so pissed off I literally wanted to track down the programmers of these stupid little parasites and beat the living hell out of them :grumpy:. I was wondering what everyone else's experience with this stuff has been, and if they have been able to fix the problems. Also, I was wondering if there was anything illegal about spyware so we would be able to take legal action to stop these scumbags (if not, make a few bucks out of it .