Sunday, 21 December 2008

How to Remove Spyware Manually

Sometimes you may know a certain program is spyware. In this case, you can try to remove it manually. (How to Remove Spyware Manually)This is done by using the uninstall function of your computer. For Windows users, you can remove specific applications by going to your control panel (in "Settings") and selecting the "Add/Remove Programs" function. Once there, you will see a list of programs. Click on the program you believe to be spyware and select "Remove". Make sure to restart your computer after the removal to be sure all changes required for the spyware to be removed are complete.(How to Remove Spyware Manually)

Unfortunately, most of the time removing spyware is not this easy. For example, how can you know for sure that a certain program is spyware?(How to Remove Spyware Manually) If you uninstall the program the spyware came with, it doesn't mean that the spyware will be uninstalled too. (How to Remove Spyware Manually)Also, many spyware programs are invisible, meaning that they won't show up in your program list. Sometimes spyware programs can disguise themselves as programs important to your computer by using official sounding names like "winstartup".(How to Remove Spyware Manually) Spyware can also disguise itself by using dozens of different file names in different locations, or even by generating random names so it's not as easily detected. Even if a spyware program appears on your program list and you can uninstall it, not all traces of the program are always removed. In this case, you should use an anti-spyware program.

How to Remove Spyware Manually

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