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Your Questions About Malware Removal Tools Windows 7

Posted by softwareguru on April 30, 2014

Donald asks…

What does key stroker logger do if off-line?

What would cause browser to have a round circle on screen to cycle every 10 seconds. Windows 7, it does it online or offline? Could this be a remote keystroke-logger running or some type of software installed on computer? What are your thoughts?

softwareguru answers:

The round circle that has a bright spot circling it is the Win 7 wait icon in place of the pointer. In other words, As for the cause, it means that browser is busy. Doing what, I don’t know. If you think you picked up a keystroke logger, then do this

Run
mrt

and do a thorough scan. This is the Microsoft Malware Removal Tool. You can also run malwarebytes. Http://malwarebytes.org/

Richard asks…

How do I get rid of a browser called websearch from my computer?

My malware thingy that I downloaded for free has detected it as having malware stuff on it and my computer is running slower since I got it after I opened an email. But it didnt get rid of it for me. I also ran a AVG scan that I downloaded for free and it reported that my computer is free from virus. What now! How do I get rid of this thing. Its HP laptop
I have Norton and its got rid of nothing.
Ive got malwarebytes but thats only detecting and not getting rid of anything, I dont see the point of downloading any more stuff. These things only scan but dont get rid of anything.
Ok, I used the superantispyware stuff and it seems to have worked, Im running it again just to make sure that it destroys everything, thanks guys, your great!!!!!!!

softwareguru answers:

Fun Web Products “My Web Search” Removal Instructions and Help http://www.pchell.com/support/mywebsearch.shtml

Use Super Anti-Spyware To Remove Spyware,adware, malware, Trojans, dialers, worms, keyloggers, and hijackers. Prevent potentially harmful to download Super Anti-Spyware Press here http://www.superantispyware.com/

And Using Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware is designed to quickly detect, destroy, and prevent malware, spyware, trojans. Can detect and remove malware that even the most well-known Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware applications on the market today cannot To Download Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware Press herehttp://www.download.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html?tag=contentBody;mostPopTwoColWrap&cdlPid=10896905

Use The Best Browser Mozilla Firefox it is Best Web Browser Than internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox is a fast, full-featured Web browser. Firefox includes pop-up blocking; tab-browsing; integrated Google search; simplified privacy controls; a streamlined browser window that shows you more of the page than any other browser; and a number of additional features that work with you to help you get the most out of your time online. To Download Mozilla Firefox Press here http://www.download.com/mozilla-firefox/

Use 2 Toolbar To Block all Pop Up in you Computer Yahoo toolbar and Google Toolbar Yahoo Toolbar is a free and convenient search tool that now includes a pop-up blocker. Stop annoying pop-up ads, search the Web, access Yahoo Mail, and games. Customize your toolbar and save your bookmarks online for one-click access from any computer.

Version 7.0.5 may include unspecified updates, enhancements or bug fixes.To download Yahoo toolbar Press here http://www.download.com/Yahoo-Toolbar-with-Anti-Spyware/3000-12512_4-10310984.html

Google Toolbar Pop-up Blocker
Lost in a jungle of annoying pop-up ads? Toolbar’s pop-up blocker keeps your screen free and clear To Download Google Toolbar Press here http://toolbar.google.com/T5/intl/en/

Use WOT is a Free Internet Security addon for Firefox and IE that warns you about risky websites that try to deliver malware, online scams or send spam WOT is a free Internet security addon for your browser. It will keep you safe from online scams, identity theft, spyware, spam, viruses and unreliable shopping sites. WOT warns you before you interact with a risky website. It’s easy and it’s free.
To Download Wot Press here http://www.mywot.com/

Use McAfee SiteAdvisor is the virtual equivalent of the school crossing guard, helping to ensure safe navigation of the web.
Pros
Helps protect against spyware and adware
Alerts on potentially malicious web sites
Provides safety ratings for search results
Helps filter safe web sites from not so safe web sites
Helps to identify nefarious phishing scam sites To Download McAfee SiteAdvisor Press here http://www.siteadvisor.com/

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Your Questions About Spyware Removal Reviews

Posted by softwareguru on April 30, 2014

Susan asks…

What can i do if i have an antivirus up to date and is not able to take adware and spyware out of my computer?

I have McAfee Security center up to date and is not able to take adware and spyware out of my computer. The yahoo spy toolbar is telling me that i have ISearch (Spyware) and ImIServer IEPlugin (Adware). Is it dangerous to use this computer and internet while i have these in my computer?

softwareguru answers:

Anti-Virus is not good at removing spywares,adwares,trojans and pop up.In fact, The best way to get rid of spywares,adwares,trojans and pop up is using a best anti-spyware to protect your computer.You must have 1 or 2 antispyware on your computer to protect your computer.Of course there are many solutions exist, all of them with their own strengths and weaknesses.So which anti-spyware is the most suited for your system? You can find out by reading in-depth reviews and comparisons of TOP 5 anti-spywares… Some really great tips and links to Spyware removal programs.
Top 5 anti-spywares reviews,comparisons and download links on
http://www.top5antispyware.info/index.php?t=top5an1
You can download and scan your computer for free.

Betty asks…

Hey, any free spyware removal tools out there besides Adaware?

I dont currently want to use adaware because they are on the move to sell their product and I need a change now that my antivirus is avast! No spyware tools, help.

softwareguru answers:

Superantispyware – doesn’t offer real time protection in the free version but is a good scanner
http://www.snapfiles.com/reviews/Super-Anti-Spyware/SuperAntiSpyware.html

malwarebytes antimalware
http://www.filehippo.com/download_malwarebytes_anti_malware/

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Your Questions About Virus Protection

Posted by softwareguru on April 30, 2014

Paul asks…

What do you think is the best Virus Protection on the market?

Not only that, I need Virus Protection, anti spy, and firewall. I’ve been using the suite that is included with ATT Yahoo DSL but I need a different one because I purchased a new computer with Vista and they dont support Vista (and won’t until at least August). Preinstalled on my computer I have a free trial of Norton but I was not happy with them on my last computer because I felt they take up too much memory. Give me some suggestions and why. I need the works but they don’t have to be from the same provider. I was leaning toward computer associates but tell me what you think.

softwareguru answers:

Vista compatibility with many programs right now. Microsoft One-care used to be pretty bad but recently it has improved a lot. It is pretty much guarenteed to be vista compatible.

If you want to go the free route My suggestions are:
Avast OR AVG
Windows Firewall OR ZoneAlarm
*Spybot AND *Ad-Aware AND *Windows Defender (*=None of these three with real-time protection on)

Sandra asks…

What is the best free virus protection software?

I have Windows XP, just wondering about free virus protection. Also, is it as good as the ones you have to pay for?

softwareguru answers:

Totally FREE antivirus programs with real-time protection:
1. Avast! Home Edition
2. AVG Free
3. Avira Personal
3. Bit Defender Free
4. Comodo
Additionally, install SpyBot Search & Destroy – free antispyware with active monitor.

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Your Questions About Anti Spyware Software For Windows 7

Posted by softwareguru on April 30, 2014

Mark asks…

What is the best free anti virus download for windows 7 64 bit laptop?

I am not sure that the anti virus that I have now is working well and I would like to try a different one if I can find one that works good. Thanks.

softwareguru answers:

I have been using Avast! For the past 3 years now. It is a free antivirus that also comes with spyware detection and a configurable firewall. I’m on the net all the time, and have been to all sorts of websites, and up till now I’ve never picked up a virus (touch wood). I would highly recommend Avast! As it is free, non-intrusive and does not affect your PC’s performance.

The only thing you need to take note of is that you have to register your software once a year. But the registration is free, so if you don’t mind doing that then Avast! Will be perfect for you.

Edit: PS, I’m using Windows 7 (64 bit edition)

David asks…

How do I delete Security Tool with Windows 7?

I’ve watched videos on youtube & I’ve tried many different websites, but none of them are thourough enough and not all are understandable for Windows 7.
Are there any websites or tutorials to delete it on windows 7??
Please & Thanks. ;D

softwareguru answers:

Hi Miranda,

I like the second resource that “The Old Computer Guy” gave you and the Bleepin Computer resource that TempoOne shared. After removing SecurityTool learn how to take control of security in your Windows 7 computer, http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/taking-control-of-computer-security. Also, try using an anti-virus software like Microsoft Security Essentials to help you keep your system free from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

Good Luck!
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach

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Your Questions About Virus Removal Mac

Posted by softwareguru on April 30, 2014

Helen asks…

Is it possible to trade brand in computers at the staples store after 4 months of purchase?

I bought an hp laptop 4 months ago, but it has some glitches, the touch screen works periodically, the free space on hard drive recedes and the sound system doesnot work at times.
Can I trade it in and get a mac and just pay the difference?

softwareguru answers:

I think the window for that change may have closed by now. Usually, 30 days is the gap for a major exchange like that. After 4 months, I don’t think the store is going to take it back.

Would you take it back if I brought it to you after 4 months? Do you even have the receipt?

Anyway, I’d try running system checks andn virus removals before anything. Clean it out then see how well it works. If not, you may be able to pick up a new one since Black Friday season is here.

Susan asks…

Do I need a separate Norton subscription for my Mac?

I know a lot of people would say that OS X is so secure that you don’t even need Antivirus but my Dad keeps telling me to get some. So I guess I should. He has Norton for his PC, I realise that I’ll need to get the Norton Mac Software because the PC software is completely different.

Here’s my question: Can his subscription to Norton protect my Mac and his PC or do I need to start a separate subscription to protect my Mac?

softwareguru answers:

His subscription wouldnt work, you will need a seperate one.

However, I urge you to tell your Dad that he has the worst anti virus and he really needs to change it.

For you then the best thing would be Clam : http://www.clamxav.com/

Please let your Dad read the following:

Norton,MSE(Microsoft security essentials) and MacAfee are the worst Anti Virus you can get, they are just marketing tools made by Microsoft, hence why they are always free with computers then expect you to pay a fortune to have them permanently, and then you need to download special tools to remove them completely. You will need the Norton/McAfee Removal Tool as well as removing it from programmes and features.

PC Techs like myself check every antivirus, new and old, looking for the best one to provide ourselves with and most importantly our clients. Norton/McAfee never finds the really harmful viruses

AVG, Malwarebytes are going downhill so I no longer recommend them unfortunately. Avast and Avira are absolute dire.

The best anti viruses you can get are Trend Micro or Kaspersky, both offer a free 1 month trial before you buy. Trend/Kaspersky is only £34 a year, so very cheap.
They have there own Firewall, internet and email protection. Kaspersky also has a virtual keyboard that you can use to type in passwords and bank details so that key loggers can’t trace your information. You don’t get this with AVG, Avira, Avast etc
Every qualified PC tech like myself recommends these, and businesses we service also use them.

You can find them here: http://download.cnet.com/Trend-Micro-Internet-Security/3000-8022_4-10567655.html

http://download.cnet.com/Kaspersky-Internet-Security/3000-18510_4-10012072.html

These are only free for a month but are the BEST. The Housecall really proves it to be honest

If you only want a Free one, get Superantispyware (free edition) this is the best Free one you can get :http://www.superantispyware.com/download.html

Please do not go with what unqualified people are telling you when it comes to PC Security. I know people don’t agree with each other, but what I am giving is expert advice. I am not spamming, or giving false information. I do also use this same answer for ALL anti virus questions as its the truth,and easier than typing out the same answer over and over ( for those who like to click the report button etc)

You can also Google “Trend Titanium Full version +Keygen free” and download it, this is the best one out there. The Keygen gives you the code so you can activate it for a year and not a month

If anyone tells you to use Reginout , DONT. Reginout is a virus programme itself, alot of people on here dont realise that and tell people to download it.

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