Spyware and Adware Removal

Spyware and Adware Removal

  1. Ian

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    Spyware and Adware Removal - Spyware and Adware Removal

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    Ian, Sep 27, 2004
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    Great article and easy to understand, even for the newbies. Some of the free products I like, in addition to the ones mentioned are:

    1) Yahoo! Anti-Spy on the Yahoo toolbar will remove spyware;

    2) A (squared) 2 (free version) at www.emsisoft.com/en/ will find worms/malware; and

    3) Mozilla Firefox which will reduce the user's exposure to spyware.
     
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  3. Ian

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    Glad you enjoyed it Searmor2 :) I'm planning on following the article up with some information on Firefox, which has quite alot of security features built in :D
     
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    Let me know what you think of the other two free products I mentioned. I think that they would be two great additions to your article. Neither one of them gets much press but they are very good.
     
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    Great read Ian.

    I agree with searmor ... A2 2 (A-Squared) is well worth a mention.

    provides protection against Trojans, Dialers and Spyware. fills the gaps that malware writers exploit.

    :thumb:
     
    muckshifter, Oct 7, 2004
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    Www.microsoft.com or search "microsoft anti spyware" in google because that is a good free version.
     
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    how do if find out if this spyware

    I have found the following programs starts when my computer does. RUNDLL32.EXE NvQTwk,NvCplDaemon initialize
    i think it may be a virus or the link but i am not sure. does anyone know, or even know how i can find out. i have run various anti-spyware programs on it but none have picked it up. If it is nasty i could do with some advice on how to remove it.
    cheers
    brett
     
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    well my first question is, do you have Daemon tools ?? Its a dvd rip program. My next advise is to always google your errors. You'll be amazed with what you pull up.
     
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    Lots of advice on how to cope , identify and eliminate the malware problems but can anyone say if there is a mechanism to go after and prosecute ( ..or persecute) the perpetrators of this type of crime eg Antivirus Gold ?
     
    John G, Jun 19, 2005
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    Reading this thread Spybot comes to mined along with C-Cleaner, both are excellent programs and are FREE. :eek:
     
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    I would love to get a log of the ip addreses of the pin heads that are loading spyware spybots popups Stealthads I call them then we can go after them... MS is way to silent about this!
     
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