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It is imperative that your new computer system not only has an antivirus program but also secure against the entry of spyware. Some antivirus programs protect against spyware, but this coverage might not be enough.
There are free spyware programs available such as Spybot or Ad-Aware which allow you to scan your computer for spyware and remove it. It is also a good idea to setup and install a firewall onto your desktop computer, to help prevent the entry of spyware, and the exit of your personal information.