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Antispyware Software Can Kill That Spy!

February 12th, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

The one way to get a severe headache is to have your computer infested with spyware and adware. But if you understand what spyware means and take the necessary steps to detect, remove and prevent it you can be free from this headache before it turns chronic.

Spyware can imply many things – it could be browser parasites, data miners, malware, adware, software you didn’t ask for, homepage hijackers, Trojan horses, dialers etc. These thieves usually hit Microsoft Windows applications and Internet Explorer, since most people use them, leading to a system crash or some really strange behavior.

But how did spyware get into your system in the first place? If you visited a website or looked at an html email message or if you clicked a pop up window, you are ‘it’. Your action would have automatically triggered off the download and installation of the spyware into your computer without your knowledge. Something you clicked would have been conveyed as ‘I do’ to the spyware vendor. After all, it cheats. This way of misleading you into getting that tracking software called spyware installed in your computer is referred to as a drive-by download. It is one of the commonest ways of tricking pc users to accept spyware if they do not have real-time antispyware protection installed.

Arresting The Damage With Antispyware

That spyware which sneaked into your computer can alter your browser and security settings. Some adware vendors just collect your browsing information so that they can bombard you with their product ads.

Adware spyware usually tracks your Internet browsing actions in the machine where they install themselves. They then have a way of conveying the information they collect back to the people who installed the adware so they can use it for commercial gain. They use it themselves, or sell it to others. These people in turn assume what your interests are through the information they collect and display a barrage of ads through the computer where they install their adware.

Spyware vendors pay software vendors to bundle in their spyware software so that they can get into users system. Some spyware vendors get into your system through the low security settings in your Internet browser. For each spyware installation they mark it with a tracking number so that they can trace your information, helping them to update their database on an ongoing basis.

Antispyware has become an essential part of a computer just like antivirus software. The adware that installs itself in our systems without our approval usually come up as popup windows or sleazy banner advertisements integrated into some totally irrelevant program. Antispyware programs and adware removal tools can detect, remove and also provide prevention measures.


  1. Insomniac
    February 12th, 2013 at 03:17 | #1

    How to kill spyware when the viruses won't let me open the antispyware software?
    I have a problem. Trojans have bypassed a security software I had, and it kinda removed my ability to open my strong antispyware software. I know there are people that have had this problem too. Don’t answer saying, download this program or what not. I just won’t allow me to open Avast or SuperAntispyware. Please answer with solutions. Technicians… I’d really appreciate if you answered this

  2. ilknur K
    February 12th, 2013 at 08:19 | #2

    Restart You computer Safe Mode with Networking:

    1.Log out and reboot your machine.
    2.When the machine starts the reboot sequence, press the F8 key repeatedly.
    3.Select Safe Mode with Networking from the resulting menu.
    4. Login. If the malware has changed your password, try logging in as Administrator. By default, Administrator has no password.
    5.The machine will continue booting, but the Windows desktop will look different.
    Then in The Safe With Networking .Download and Scan By Using Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware http://www.download.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html?tag=contentBody;mostPopTwoColWrap&cdlPid=10997763

    Download and Scan By Using Super Anti-Spyware Press here http://www.superantispyware.com/

    Download and Scan By Using SmitFraudFix v2.392 (WinXP, Win2K) Press here http://siri.geekstogo.com/SmitfraudFix.php

    Download and Scan By using Norman Malware Cleaner Press here http://majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=5450&file=1&evp=6980e63d4e482f0670e991265b3250e7

    6.When you’re finished Remove Virus log out and reboot back into normal mode
    References :

  3. Jenny
    February 12th, 2013 at 08:21 | #3

    Run your anti-spyware in Safe Mode.If you dont have an excellent anti-spyware or your current anti-spyware can’t prevent spyware from Invading you computer,download a better one.
    There are top 5 anti-spywares reviews,comparisons and download links on


    You can download and scan your computer for free.

    As the computer is booting press your "F8 Key" repeatly which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" . Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode" and press your Enter key.

    After into safe mode,run an anti-spyware to remove the spyware and adware on you computer.

    Make sure you have 1 or 2 antispyware on your computer and 1 antivirus and also 1 firewall.

    References :

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