CLEANING COMPUTER OF TROJANS, SPYWARE AND VIRUSES ALL THE FOLLOWING SOFTWARE IN THIS GUIDE IS FREE
STEP 1. Clear the system restore points (if you donÂ’t want to do this move onto the next step but be aware viruses can infect system restores and can come back or still cause problems):
Â• Click Start >> Run - type SYSDM.CPL & press Enter
Â• Select the System Restore Tab
Â• Tick on the checkbox - "Turn off System Restore on all drives"
Â• Click Apply
Â• Then untick the same checkbox & click OK
Â• This deletes ALL restore points that had the infection and creates a clean one
STEP 2. Proceed to try these spyware cleaners and rootkit finders in safe mode and full system scans (To get into safe mode reset the pc then keep pressing F8 until a menu appears in which you can select safe mode some computers use F5, F6 or F7 to get the menu up).
STEP 4. Run STEP 6 at this point then uninstall your virus scanner and install each one of these and run a full system scan. Make sure to uninstall each one after its finished and run them in safe mode.
To clear the Java cache follow these steps (if java is installed):
1. From the Start button, click Settings > Control Panel
2. In the Control Panel, open the "Java Plug-in Control Panel"
3. Select the Cache Tab
4. Click the Clear button inside the Cache Tab, which will clear your JRE cache directory
STEP 6. Download this program to clean your temp files and registry:
I dont own windows 2000 so am unsure how it is different. Try going to start--> control panel and clicking on system then see if system restore is an option.Or right clicking on my computer and properties and seeing if its there.