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Spyware How To Get Rid Of?

Veni Vidi Vici

Prominent Member
i have the following on my pc and, so far, have protected or cleared any rubbish out

spywareblaster - auto blocks, no scanning required

spybot search & destroy - need to scan but v. good

adaware - need to scan but also v. good
 

eric pisch

Distinguished Member
no product removes everything, all the time.

as time goes on spyware etc becomes ever more sophisticated at hiding itself and preventing its removal

I clean up dozens of PCs and laptops each weak and use

AVG8
Spybot search and destroy
Malwarebytes (good at getting the odd one or two that Spybot sometimes missus)
and Adaware as a backup

Last week I had a record score on a laptop, 121 unique types of virus/spyware/malware with over 2100 elements of infection :rotfl: Took 9 Scans to fully clean.
 

Singh400

Distinguished Member
  • Spybot
  • Malwarebytes (never used this myself, but people are raving about it)
  • Ad-Aware
  • Windows Defender
  • SpywareBlaster (prevents spyware from installing)

Remember to update them once install, and scan and remove in safe mode.
 

eric pisch

Distinguished Member
  • Spybot
  • Malwarebytes (never used this myself, but people are raving about it)
  • Ad-Aware
  • Windows Defender
  • SpywareBlaster (prevents spyware from installing)

Remember to update them once install, and scan and remove in safe mode.

Windows Defender is spyware, it reports all sort of stuff back to MS and actively monitors peer to peer / torrent software usage and what files you have downloaded generally.
 

KhalJimbo

Distinguished Member
You can also not visit porn sites, that usually stops spyware from getting on your machine :D
 

KhalJimbo

Distinguished Member
Dammit, youtube dont work at work :thumbsdow that ones going to have to wait untill I get home (if I can get peeled away from fall out 3 for long enough :D)
 

The Dude

Distinguished Member

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