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Help with viruses please

By samiam0440
Feb 20, 2008
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  1. I am trying to follow the steps provied at on Viruses/Spyware/Malware, preliminary removal instructions by julio and step 7 doesnt really seem clear to me. It doesnt exactly tell you what to dowload after you click on the link. Please help. Thank You
  2. kritius

    kritius TS Guru Posts: 2,087

    Download SpyBot Search and Destroy from here

    http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index.html

    And go through the installation instructions, when you reach an option where you can enable or disable the teatimer protection make sure it is disabled and that you click on the button to immunize your computer.

    Also make sure that you update it too.

    Good luck
  3. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 4,048

    Spybot Search and Destroy
    • Download and install the latest version of Spybot - Search & Destroy (currently 1.5.2) (If you already have this version please open it, update, immunize, and Check for problems under search and destroy)
    • When you have downloaded the program, double click on the downloaded file to start the installation. Follow the default selections, agreeing to the user agreements, and pressing the Next button until you get to the Select Additional Tasks screen.
    • Make sure that the last entry ("Use system settings protection (Tea Timer)") is NOT checked.
    • Press the Next button and then the Install button to start the installation process
    • Check Run Spybot S&D press Finish. Spybot - S&D will now start
    • The first screen asks if you want to backup your registry in order to be able to restore from it in the future. This can cause no harm, so it is a worthwhile task to do. You should click on the Create registry backup button
    • Click on the Search for updates button. If updates are available then select the Download all available updates button
    • When the updates are installed click on the Next button
    • You should now click on the Immunize this system button. When it finishes click on Next button
    • Then click on the button labeled Start using this program to begin using Spybot - Search & Destroy
    • For help with any problems please see this guide Spybot tutorial
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