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Add/ Remove program is one good way to remove spyware. Some parasites can be easily and effectively removed from Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel. Other parasites cannot be removed in this way. Some don't appear in the list. Other times the program will appear on the Add/Remove Programs list, but the remove function won't work, or will appear to work but only partially remove spyware . So be aware of these limitations.

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Hi clemsonfan1,

Hope you have a anti-virus and anti-spyware program. If so, run it and let it do it's thing. If not, you can download freeware programs and isntall it, run update, and scan.

Free version Bitdefender: http://www.bitdefender.com/media/html/trialpay.html

Free anti-spyware:
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-Destroy/3000-8022_4-10122137.html?tag=lst-1&cdlPid=10861988

Free anti-spyware:
http://www.download.com/Ad-Aware-2008/3000-8022_4-10045910.html?cdlPid=10844457

MS Defender is also good:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=435bfce7-da2b-4a6a-afa4-f7f14e605a0d&displaylang=en

Definitely use the anti-virus program and any two of the anti-spyware program.

Good luck

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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Hello... sorry my problem is not solved till now... i go to control panel>add or remove pro >add or remove windows components and i check the tick on internet explorer i found a tick on the box.but...


Okay... Download Firefox. you might have a Virus.
I recommend you getting:
Avira AntiVir = Anti Virus
A-Squared Free = Alternativ Spyware Cleaner
Superanti-Spyware =Removes Spyware
CCleaner = System Cleaner
Avast! = Alternative Anti-Virus
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Hope this help again *laughs*
-Tom.

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Free and Easy Virus, Malware and Spyware Removal


If you have Spyware, Malware and a possible Virus on your Computer you can always use Process Explorer to disable what ever is preventing you from using your Anti Virus to scan and Remove the Threat from the system. <br /> Once that is Done and the Threat is disabled for the Time being you can always use Malwarebytes its a free anti Virus removal software that can help remove the Possible Malware, spyware or Virus in the system, or you can also use the Anti Virus that you have if it will detect the Threat. <br /> After installing Malwarebytes make sure that the updates are downloaded for updated Virus information and database for Malwarebytes to detect all possible Threats on the system. <br /> Have a nice day.

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  1. Eliminate computer viruses as well as spyware. In many cases, viruses and spyware programs cause computers to run slowly. This is the reason that you can't overestimate the necessity of programs that combat viruses and spyware.

    If you do not install them, your computer will be more likely to experience one of many possible problems with its performance.

    Run these software programs regularly so that viruses and spyware can be immediately detected and removed from your system. Also, make sure that these programs are always up to date so that your computer is protected from the latest versions of viruses and spyware.
  2. Step 2Clean the registry. Computer start up and shutdown processes become sluggish if the registry becomes corrupted. To make your computer run faster, its registry needs to be kept clean using registry cleaners that can be downloaded from the Internet.
  3. Step 3Defrag your desktop computer. Defragmenting or defragging the hard drive of your computer regularly can make a huge difference in its speed. This will fix performance malfunctions, which are often the result of fragmentation in the operating system.

    To defrag the hard drive, access the Disk Defragmenter program in the Start menu.
  4. Step 4Remove temporary files from your computer. Every time you use your computer, it stores temporary files in your hard drive. And once the hard drive is cluttered with many temporary files, your computer speed will surely be affected. Delete the files by going into the Start menu and opening up the Disk Cleanup application.

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My ibm netvista 6270 reboot evry time !! my mothercard is ms 6188 pIII 64 Mo


There could be several things wrong but with the information provided, I am going to say that you have a virus and/or spyware. Run a complete scan on system with both antivirus and spyware remover. Rid of all spyware. If you have Limewire, delete it and reboot. This should stop the computer from rebooting.

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I have a toshiba satellite a-210 laptop only 8 months but it has become very slow to respond to mouse clicks. I am afraid I have a virus


You probably have spyware, especially if you surf the net a lot.

Download Ad-Aware from http://lavasoft.com/

also try spyware doctor: http://www.pctools.com/spyware-doctor/?ref=afl_nenextech

Ad-Aware is a great program for scanning and removing spyware and is free. Spyware Doctor removes more spyware, but cost money for the full version. The free version will scan, but won't remove much without you paying for it. It is a very good program though, and the free program will tell you if you have infections.

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How to remove trojan, spyware, virus.


If you are unfortunately infected with trojan, spyware, virus, security 2010, you can follow this guide to remove them.

First, install an efficient anti-virus, I recommend you AVG. It is free, also it not use much of the memorey space.

Then suggest you download a PC celaner and do a registry scan, Virus always modify the registry making your computer corrupt.


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Keyboard v.slow using yahoo.takes about 10 seconds for a letter to appear when hit.


many things can do this.
Clean your cookies and run an update on your virus and spyware.
Then run them for spyware and viruses.
Try again later after you do this.

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IE stops responding frequently. Cleaned out spyware ran scan by Norton 360 but it still happens


Use any Antispyware or Malware to remove the spyware mostly spyware make this issues. if not try to reinstall internet explorer or update to the latest version.

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2008 xp antivirus


Have you tried AVG? It is a free anti-virus software.

By the sounds of it "2008 xp antivirus" is a virus. The people who make these viruses often choose names to trick users into downloading their viruses.

This article may help you:

http://www.zimbio.com/Spyware/articles/66/How+Remove+Spyware+Manually


Here is a link to AVG's website. They offer totally free versions of their software.

http://free.grisoft.com/ww.download-avg-anti-spyware-and-anti-rootkit

Hope this helps.

You can also google "2008 xp antivirus". This may lead you to more how-to's on removing the spyware.

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The anti spyware software should not conflict with your anti virus software.
You can download two good free anti spyware programs:
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-Destroy/3000-8022_4-10122137.html
http://www.download.com/Ad-Aware-2007/3000-8022_4-10045910.html
AVG also has a free version.

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