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Yahoo Updates Toolbar For Firefox, Mac, Linux

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Yahoo! has made one of its more popular toolbar features, Yahoo! Anti-Spy (Windows), available through its Toolbar for the Firefox browser. Additionally, the Yahoo! Toolbar for Firefox is now available for Mac and Linux operating systems.

Yahoo! Anti-Spy is a free application that both identifies and enables users to manage and remove spyware/adware from their computer. Firefox users can now take full advantage of Anti-Spy (Windows OS), including the Anti-Spy Community – providing a place for users to communicate with other users when they seeking additional information or advice about spyware/adware and related topics.

Links to additional information, helpful news stories and details on the top five pests are also provided as a part of Yahoo!’s thorough approach to combating spyware/adware.

One Yahoo! Anti-Spy Community member says:

“Yahoo Anti-Spy is free. Use it along with other free programs to help fight spyware/adware. The Advice given here on the boards is free of charge those who help here do it because they want to assist someone in need. Try taking your CPU someplace and see what they charge for repairs and damage.”

Yahoo! Toolbar for FireFox Supports Mac and Linux

In addition, the Yahoo! Toolbar for the Firefox browser now supports Mac and Linux operating systems. Additional features include:

Bookmarks and custom buttons that follow you anywhere – never again lose your bookmarks when you switch browsers or log on from different locations (i.e. home or work)

  • “Search this site” to find results just for the current web site
  • Search history to remember your previous searches
  • “Translate this page” based on the popular Babelfish tools
  • Mail notification/alerts when new Yahoo! Mail arrives
  • One click “Add to My Yahoo!” on sites that provide RSS/Atom feeds
  • The award-winning Yahoo! Toolbar is available to anyone surfing the web with IE or Firefox. It is the number one toolbar for conducting search queries in the U.S. according to recent data from ComScore (February, 2005).

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