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#1 kwani

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Posted 31 May 2009 - 08:53 PM

were can i find free antispyware

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Posted 31 May 2009 - 08:59 PM

See our list Freeware Replacements For Common Commercial Apps

MBAM (MalwareBytes):

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
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MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:[list]
[*]Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
[*]Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
[*]When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
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Posted 31 May 2009 - 09:47 PM

You can also take a look at this link: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/405/antivirus-antimalware-and-antispyware-resources/

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Posted 01 June 2009 - 06:40 AM

Many people agree that Superantispyware free and Malwarebytes Antimalware free are some of the best free on-demand antispyware scanners.




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