How to Avoid Fake Links

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The internet is full of deceptions for novices. While they try to download software, by clicking on the "Download" button, in reality they are clicking on fake or false links that download junk or unwanted software bundles without the user's knowledge. This article will assist you in learning how you can avoid downloading these kind of unwanted programs getting installed on your computer system.

Normally the geeks or nerds know how to avoid these traps of junk while downloading these kind of false link software. For a beginner, it is hard for them to identify the fake links. Many of them don't even know that when they are downloading games or any kind of software, they also copy or install many other malicious program bundles which are automatically installed in their system. The fake link makers know how to attract user into clicking those links. Fancy buttons, nude images and other methods are used to make the users click those links. This is the most common trick that is being used all over the internet. The main reason behind this logic is that users tend to get drawn towards nudity and luring images like getting rich quick schemes. The users are unaware of all these.

So how to avoid all this. It's very simple. When you are downloading anything, just hover the mouse cursor on the link. You will see the link on the status bar below the screen. It will show you the web address of the link where it leads to. For example, you see a link for downloading your favorite game. While hovering over the link you will see the external link. If it is showing you the link of an executable or compressed file for the same game you were looking for, then it is a genuine link. If the link is showing a different address or different name, know that it is a fake link and cannot be trusted.

So here you are. Now you know how to check it and how to avoid these links. Just beware of these kind of links the next time you want to download your favorite software or your favorite game.

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