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How to get rid of that lock icon on my screen

I tried to uninstall spy sweeper and now I can't get rid of a big lock icon that is now showing up on my screen in front of all screen content! It won't go away, even after uninstalling Webroot and rebooting! Please help!

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The problem was my monitor, not Webroot. The expiration of SpySweeper was merely a coincidence. I hooked up a different monitor and the problem went away. Apparently my monitor is on the flake, so I am replacing it... Problem solved.

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Difficulty uninstalling webroot off my computer


Right-click on the Webroot Spy Sweeper icon on your computer's taskbar. A menu for the program will appear. The taskbar is the bottom bar of your computer. The Webroot Spy Sweeper icon looks like a green bulls eye.Select "Exit" from the Webroot Spy Sweeper menu. Select "Yes" if asked if you wish to shut down the program.Click on the "Start" icon and select "Control Panel."Click on "Add / Remove Programs" if you are using Windows XP. Select "Programs and Features" if you are using Windows Vista or 7.Click on the "Webroot Spy Sweeper" program listing.Click on "Uninstall." A Webroot Spy Sweeper uninstall wizard will open.Select "Uninstall" in the wizard and hit "Next." Follow instructions on screen.Restart the computer if prompted.Click on "Start" and select "All Programs."Right-click on the "Webroot Spy Sweeper" folder and select "Delete."

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download a software called youruninstaller... and install
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your problem ll surely get over

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Purchased new pc w/windows 7 os. installed spy


In order to solve this problem you have to solve this problem
you have to uninstall Spy Sweeper.before that you open taskmanager and in the process tab,click on the respective process of spy sweeper
and stop it.Then you could uninstall it from your pc.

Then install Spy Sweeper from your cd.

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Webroot is still in my system but I don't have the icon.


Did you uninstall it or just delete the icon/shortcut? If you didn't uninstall it, try looking in (if this is a Windows system and the Webroot installation defaults were used) "C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper".. spysweeper.exe is the program name --- if it's there, you can create a shortcut to your desktop for it.

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How can i remove webroot spy sweeper with anti virus from my computer?


To uninstall Spy Sweeper :: let Microsoft Windows uninstall the software automatically.
1.clicking on the Start Button
2. Select Control Panel
3. Select Add and Remove Programs.
Occasionally this method will not work, and produce an error about not being able to uninstall the software. If this happens right click on the Spy Sweeper icon on the right hand side of the toolbar where the clock is located and select exit This will shut down the Spy Sweeper program. Next press ctrl + alt + delete which will open the Task Manager. Click on the Processes tab. Search for spysweeper.exe. If this process is running click on it then select end process. Repeat this step to search for and close the process WRSSSDK.exe. After this is done Spy Sweeper should be able to be removed by using Add/Remove Programs

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Un installing syy sweeper


Your should try a free program called Revo Uninstaller www.revouninstaller.com/
After installing open revo and it will show you all the programs currently installed on your pc, double click on spy sweeper and follow the steps.
side note: some of the steps take a moment or two so be patient.

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Uninstall


Hi Jeli

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.

Repeat this step to search for and close the process WRSSSDK.exe. After this is done Spy Sweeper should be able to be removed by using Add/Remove Programs

Keep me posted.

Thanks.

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Spy sweeper not working


1- Install using this serial: SSDC-ONLN-AAAA-NNNL-NINC

Then

2- Go into the C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper

Then

3- Right click the "install.dat" file-->go to Properties--> at the bottom check the boxes "read-only" and "hidden"-->then click Apply

And finally....

4- Run SpySweeperFix.v1.1.exe

Allow SpySweeperFix.v1.1.exe to run on the next Windows start up, this gives you the definition update till 2020, otherwise, you'll just get till 2006!

Hope this helps, if not, post back.

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