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My webroot spy Sweeper is from on my computer what do I do . I tried to uninstall could not.

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    frank thomas wilson Jul 12, 2010

    I would keep it on your system for it is the best there is

  • greer1128 Jul 12, 2010

    Cannot use program because it is frozen on my computer.
    It will not let me do anything. I thought if I reloaded
    the program I could use it. It will not let me
    uninstall it.

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Make sure all Webroot services are disabled before install. To do this: 1. Right-click on your My Computer Icon. 2. Select Manage. 3. Expand Services and Applications (on your left) and select Services 4. Scroll down in the Right pane, until you see Webroot services.
Double-click on the service and click the Stop button for all Webroot services.

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If you are using OS XP and above.. use the "Restore Utility" function to restore your system to the point before you install the software.

or

You can use a commercial uninstaller ie Final Uninstaller, Perfect Uninstaller, etc.. to uninstall the program.

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

  • yaoyang Jul 13, 2010

    What Operating System is on your PC?

    If the program crashes your system uninstall it. It is just a Spyware/malware cleaner. Even reinstalling it will not

    guarantee, the program will run properly on your system. It is just uncompatible to your system. There are many good programs like, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, IObit Security 360, SUPERAntiSpyware and etc..... you can use and they are freeware.

    There are misconception regarding software as the "Best", believe me this not no such thing as the best!!! All Security software or software programs need latest updates in order to function at its best.

    Webroot Spy Sweeper v6.1.0.128 (latest version) is shareware and compatible to OS: Windows Vista, 2003, XP, 2000. You need to buy the licence.



    A word of advice uninstall the program and try any ones that I mentioned and give me a feedback.

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SOURCE: 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.

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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SOURCE: removing webroot spy sweeper

This worked for me. Search the registry for webroot (start->run->type 'regedit'); in regedit, find 'webroot'. Delete the folder that has webroot (it has sub-folder 'spy sweeper'). McAfee should finish installing.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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SOURCE: trying to uninstall webroot spy sweeper and system

Try and down load Revo Uninstaller from here and uninstall it.
It allows for total un installation.

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1.click start 
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4.a window will open wait for some time until the list is populated

5 i)in that list find webroot spy sweeper and click remove 
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, finds the virus and completely destroys it.

http://www.download.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html

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6. restart your computer

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8.now download mcafee before installing mcafee uninstall MalwareBytes and restart your pc
because at a time only one antivirus software should be used

i think this solution will help you 
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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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