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#1 Jakpenn


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Posted 29 June 2005 - 11:24 AM

Everytime i try and run program it proceeds fine than after about 20 minutes, it locks up and I have to restart??? Meanwhile it has located several pieces of
spyware, but i can never finish to erase!!! Is there any way to pause and delete functions along the way? or any suggestion that might help me prevent from "locking up"?even happens in Safe mode????
Any suggestions? Thanks

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Posted 29 June 2005 - 02:03 PM

I'm going to borrow the following from another Moderator (Rimmer). If you are not having any luck with the MS Anti-Spyware then I suggest you try another (or a few other) programs.

Do you have any other anti-spyware installed? If not download and update all of the following:
Ad-Aware SE from http://www.lavasoft.de/
There is a tutorial on how to run this here: Ad-Aware Tutorial

Spybot Search & Destroy from http://www.safer-networking.org/index.php?page=download
There is a tutorial on how to run this here: SpyBot S&D Tutorial
SpywareBlaster from http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
There is a tutorial on how to run this here: SpywareBlaster Tutorial

A-squared complements anti-virus software by specializing in detecting Trojans, Dialers and Spyware. It is free for private use but registration is required. Download it from here: a-squared.

These are best run in Safe Mode.

Failing that, after you run those programs, I suggest you submit a HiJack This Log for our team to look at. See How to submit a Hijackthis Log for instructions.

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