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My spy swepper is not coming on. window with error keeps coming up. I have tried every thing to restart the program. Also I am just learning how the computer works.

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Uninstall the program then close all other programs you have running and reinstall

if that dosent work you can install the yahoo tool bar and they have a new free feature is a spyware detector use that and see if you have any spyware if you do have it remove it then
try and reinstall your spy sweeper

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Easiest solution is to uninstall and reinstall the software

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most effective way to uninstall Spy Sweeper is to go to Control Panel and then select Add and Remove Programs. In this case, you may try to follow the instructions below.

1.right click on the Spy Sweeper icon on the right hand side of the toolbar where the clock is located and select exit

2. press ctrl + alt + delete which will open the Task Manager.

3. Click on the Processes tab. Search for spysweeper.exe. If this process is running click on it then select end process.

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First Try This:
Try to uninstall Spysweeper and reinstall (Control Panel -> Add Remove Programs)


If it gets nasty reboot in to safe mode (follow these steps):
1. Restart your computer and start pressing the F8 key on your keyboard. On a computer that is configured for booting to multiple operating systems, you can press the F8 key when the Boot Menu appears.
2. Select an option when the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, and then press ENTER.
3. When the Boot menu appears again, and the words "Safe Mode" appear in blue at the bottom, select the "Windows XP with networking"

Once you are in safe mode do this:
1. Download the free microsoft app "Autoruns" from http://download.sysinternals.com/Files/Autoruns.zip
2. Extract the .zip file
3. double click the file "autoruns.exe"
4. The program will start autoscanning your computer to see what boots up with it (it will take a few min.... bottom left of screen tells you when it is done)
5. Make sure you are in the "Everything" tab (which loads up by default)
6. Hit CTRL + F (to do a Find)
7. Type "Spy" and hit ENTER
8. The first entry containing the word "Spy" in your startup instructions will be highlighted
9. Look at the "Image Path" column, if it contains anything like "C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\" uncheck that item
10. Press F3 to see the next item containing the word "Spy"
11. Keep repeating steps 9 & 10 until you get through the entire list
I'm guessing you might find the following:
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SSU.EXE
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exe
12. Reboot as normal (spysweeper should not load up)
13. Attempt uninstall, reinstall again

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