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Computer keeps shutting down everytime I try to do a full sweep

Everytime i try to sweep my computer for spyware about 3 minutes into the sweep my computer shuts down and reboots itself

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  • wyattsawyer Apr 30, 2008

    after loading new version of spy sweeper cannot log in keeps shutting down

  • Tabatha Rettberg Aug 29, 2008

    MY COMPUTER WAS GOING REAL SLOW SO I WAS REBOOTING AND CLEARING THE HARD DRIVE AND STARTING OVER FROM SCRATCH AND MY COMPUTER KEEPS SHUTTING DOWN. I HAVE 3 BOOT UP DISCS TO GO THROUGH TO RESTORE EVERYTHING AND ITS KEEPS SHUTTING DOWN. ANY IDEA WHY THIS IS HAPPENING

  • lorac511 Sep 01, 2008

    I have been having the same issue and have been working with Webroot support for months! Nothing is working...VERY Frustrating. Sweeps get through Memory, Registry, Cookies and then my computer shuts down (powers off) completely about five minutes into the file/folder sweep. I have to shut off the everything at the power strip to get the computer to reboot.

  • bibi ali Sep 04, 2008

    taken to the computer shop 3 times they found the problem it keep freezing the pc and it keep scaning for hours when i stopped it froze .please i like to know how i can fix the problem thank you

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Yes, this seems to be a common problem with SpySweeper.
This may not be a solution, but why not try http://housecall65.trendmicro.com/

It scans your PC online, and its free. I thought I removed all spyware/malware etc from my PC using my regular anti-virus and spyware detect software (which I use almost daily). I just tried this online yesterday and it detected 2 Malware and 3 adware programs still on my PC, plus a lot of other stuff..

Try it. Its free after all :)

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