Question about Webroot Spy Sweeper (spysweeper) for PC
Each time I click "Wash My Computer Now" the program closes.
I also have it set to run automatically when my browser closes, and it does the same time... closes. I wrote Tech Support and they said it needed to be upgraded... so I did... same problem... Uggg!
CLEAN INSTALL needed here.
Try uninstalling again, but this time after the uninstall, shut down completely for at least 30 seconds, and then restart.
Then do a search for 'all files and folders' - search for both Webroot and then Window Washer, with the options "Search system folders", "Search hidden files and folders" and "Search subfolders" checked. Delete all of those files related to Webroot-Window Washer found. (But not Spy Sweeper if you also have that installed)
You should do this search and delete whenever you uninstall any programs. It will remove lots and lots of leftover junk files and corrupted files taking up room on your hard drive. It will also
give you a "clean install" when you reinstall or install an updated program. (Do this ESPECIALLY when updating to a NEW anti-virus programs and “Internet Security Suite” programs such as McAfee or Norton etc.)
BEFORE RE-INSTALLING Window Washer
Download and install "Registry Mechanic" then do the updates prior to running it and removing anything for the first time. This will get rid of all your current Registry errors, prior to installing or
Posted on Dec 02, 2007
The better choice you have is uninstalling it and reinstalling it again.
you may have a corrpted program file, or corrupted program info in registry.
both impossible to track manually, then i advise you to full reinstall it.
Posted on Dec 02, 2007
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this will only work on genuine microsoft not pirated
Go to the start menu
Right click "My computer"
Click "properties" then the "automatic updates" tab
Choose "turn off automatic updates"
Restart your computer
Go back to start menu and in all programs go to "windows update" you have to be connected to the internet
Manually update windows
Turn your automatic updates back on
2. you need to update your service pack/s
hope this helps
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