Advanced Spyware removal Guide by iupon13


									?This guide is for Expert Computer Repair personnel. The average user may have a
hard time following this guide as we do not go into detail on how to perform many
detailed tasks. This article makes a great addition to any computer repair shop manual
and is also great for training.

Step 1. Boot computer into safe mode with networking. Log into an account with
admin access.

Step 2. Download and install CCleaner, Spybot S&D and Ad-aware. Install and
update all programs. Run CCleaner first then run Spybot S&D and Ad-aware. Both
programs can be run at the same time.

Step 3. Download Highjackthis and run. Remove entries that are known to be bad.
Open msconfig and in the start menu remove any entries that are malicious.

Reboot computer. If Spybot asked to do a scan on start then let it run.

Step 4. Turn off system restore and download and install a commercial licensed
anti-spyware program such as Spy Doctor, Webroot Spy Sweeper or Trend Micro
Internet security. Update program and run.

Step 5. If any traces are left over then find the file name and run a search using your
favorite search engine for a removal method. Smitfraud and Vundo are examples of
programs that may require a special removal tool.

Step 6. Run Highjackthis again and ensure no invalid or malicious entries are present.
Then run Spybot S&D or Ad-aware one more time for good measure. Open up IE and
re-set home page.

Step 7. Restore System restore and browse the web moving between several sites for a
few minutes to ensure all spyware has been removed.

Step 8. Remove installed software if need be and but ensure the computer is properly
protected with an Internet security suit. Remember any software that is free on the
market is not good enough to protect your computer. You get what you pay for. Going
with Norton, Trend Micro, Kapersky.

For a more detailed Spyware removal guide that explains many of the steps above go
to our Windows Vista Repair site. If you have a virus and just want it removed for
cheap visit online computer repair.

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