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Last resort Malware Fix use ComboFix from Bleeping Computers

When you have tried all the standard methods like PCTools Spyware Doctor 2010 and Windows Defender with the lastest defintions and Spybot Search and Destroy with the latest includes file and still you are haing problems then try suBs ComboFix from Bleeping Computers it is to be used as a last resort method to remove malware from your PC, only ever download this from its authors site there are alot of hacked versions on the web

Its main use is to remove prevalent malicious software like Virtumonde and SmitFraud but will remove others as well I suggest that you create either a Ghost Image or at least a restore point prior to running this it is like a bleach to your regsitry and can sometimes wipe out more that you might expect.


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Tell me the name of a anti spyware which can protect my pc automatically


I'm from the Mesa, Az area. We have a digital goddess, Kim Komando, who has a website called komando.com. She links to the best of the free downloads. I've used Spybot, Search and Destroy and PC Tools, both excellent anti spyware programs. Free thru her website.

Jan 13, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Ran a scan said nothing was found.Looked quarantine 2 Virus were quarantined. one was Win32/PSN.LineageDN/PWS-Lineage,the other one I did not get written down.I got online to try and find out what to do and computer froze. I took the battery out and turned back on and Windows defender is on and the webroot icon on bottom says its loading but if I click its greyed out and says loading.


SPEAKING WITH MY EXPERIENCE UNISTALL IT. TRY SOMETHING ELSE.

FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

HERE ARE SOME LINKS, THAT WOULD BE BETTER:
NEW *****Somthing new FROM MICROSOFT.*** 2009 ---Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

*****Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 ****

FREE SPYWARE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

****Avast ***FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

****AVG ****FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
http://www.free.avg.com

**Ccleaner*** FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

***Malware**** FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.


$ *** KASPERSKY ***
http://www.kaspersky.com

There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there,


ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 , I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

Good Luck.
If you think this is good information, , please rate me.
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Sep 24, 2009 | Webroot AntiVirus with AntiSpyware &...

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I have a dell latitude d350 it is a great computer but somehow it got spyware and tuns of virusus on it


disable system restore and delete the restore points and then update your anti virus and anti spyware defintions and run a virus and spyware scan in safemode.
How to disable system restore points and delete them
How to get into safe mode
Also what anti virus and anti spyware products are you using - if anything symantec then get rid of that and use avg free or avast ( register it for free and then its free for home use )
Also for anti spyware use spybot search and destroy as well as a squared
If you need specific links to those post back. If you need further info / help post back
Also if this resolves your issue please rate it as a fix.

Apr 18, 2009 | Dell Latitude D530 Notebook

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I have MAL_OTORUN1 on my computer, how do I remove it?


Spyware Doctor Starter Edition will remove it. You can download it from Google in the Google Pack

Free AntiSpyware

The Best Free Antispyware is Spyware Doctor Starter Edition.
http://pack.google.com

Read about the new Spyware Doctor 6.0 and a discount
http://pcsafety.info/index.php?option=co...

SuperAntispyware (2nd Best)
http://superantispyware.com/

Adaware 2007 (Most Popular)
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaw...

Microsoft Defender
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security...

Spybot Search and Destroy
http://www.safer-networking.org/

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