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Old 07-12-2006, 09:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What is the best Spyware/ Virus Removal Software out on the market.

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Here is a list I have member download and install. I use Symantec Antivirus 10 Corporate Edition, the best if your own personal choice, but most of the market use Symantec

Follow these instructions carefully

Download ALL 10 programs and update if needed.

Ad Aware SE Personal Free

Ad-aware Messenger Service Plugin

Ad-Aware VX2 Cleaner Plug-In 2.0

Spybot Search and Destroy Free

Windows Defender 2 Beta





Follow these steps

Delete the prefetch folder C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch, this folder will come back on next reboot.

Delete all cookies and temporary internet files in the control panel, Internet Options.

Go to Start, run, type msconfig, go to startup, disable everything except your antivirus, Firewall, click apply, don¡¦t reboot yet.

Download Msconfig Cleanup below

Msconfig Cleanup

Run Msconfig Cleanup after you unchecked the items you were told to uncheck and recheck, click "Select All", then click "Clean up Selected", then click "Quit". Make sure your antivirus and firewall are not checked.

Now run each Spyware program 1 by 1. Running all 3 at the same time will slow most systems down.

When each program has finished scanning, remove everything.

Now go to the recycle bin and delete everything that is in it.

Then run CCleaner „² make sure you run the Cleaner section of Windows and Applications and then the Registry Cleaner. Make a backup if you wish while running the Registry Cleaner when it asks you.

When finished with the scans, reboot, and go into Safe Mode and run these scans again, remove everything they find, and then reboot back into Windows in normal mode.

Then run HiJackthis!

Save the log, copy and paste the log on
Do not attach the log, copy and paste always. This will make things go much faster.

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Old 07-12-2006, 02:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The Ultimate Hard Drive Utility PowerMax 4.23. (It now has the ability to clean a Boot Sector virus on the quick erase option.)
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All-in-One: Zone Alarm Internet Security

Antivirus: Avast Pro
Antispyware: Spybot/Ad-Aware
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Old 07-12-2006, 03:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Everything in my sig below that is free. Although if you wish to spend money then the options below could be for your liking.

If you plan to buy an anti virus then I recommend these onese:

Symantec corp edition
Kaspersky personal

Anti spyware that you can buy would be :

Webroot spysweeper
spyware doctor
ewido security suite
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