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Xoftspy

By tomrca
Nov 13, 2005
  1. i have recentl tried the adware removal programme 'XOFTSPT'. it found a couple of tracker cookies and IBIS\Hunt Toolbar. it gave me the path, "software/file manager", the only ones i can find is in the registry, but there is no IBIS\Hunt Toolbar. Am i looking in the right place, or is it bull####ing me. none of my other av/adware/spyware can detect it.
    i tried to remove it with the xoftspy, but guess what??? buy this prog to remove it!!!!
    i have scanned with hijack this, and cant see it there either
     
  2. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 856

    Ewido Security

    Try Ewido it's a trial download buy worth buying.
     
  3. tomrca

    tomrca TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,000

    i already use ewido and i have another two to work with, but none find it. thats why i am asking if its a liar?
     
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

  5. tomrca

    tomrca TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,000

    hi RBS. i downloaded a 14 day trial from webroot, done a scan and nothing was found , other than a tracking cookie!
    do you think that it is safe to asume that XOFTSPY IS CONNING?
     
  6. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Post your HJT-log here anyway (as an attachment)

    To remove:
    If a user wishes to remove XoftSpy, it is very simple to do. Just go to the start menu -> all programs -> xoftspy -> uninstall xoftspy. Alternatively, just go to Add/Remove programs in the control panel. Select Remove and in a few moments it’s done.

    XoftSpy is a piece of crap IMHO
    Also see http://www.adwarereport.com/mt/archives/000014.html
     
  7. tomrca

    tomrca TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,000

    i was reading a page about ibis\hunt toolbar, and it says that it can be in a registry in the form of a number! unfortunately i got distracted and closed the page, and now cant remember which page it was.

    thanks again RBS, i liked the link on rogues.
    got to say though, you do make me laugh with your VERY GENTLE views on programmes.
    i am sure my irish ancetors of rosscommon and leitrim were just the same.LOL


    slauncha
     
  8. gary_hendricks

    gary_hendricks TS Rookie Posts: 107

    I've heard about Ewido - nice program.
     
  9. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

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