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#1 The Bear

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Posted 10 September 2004 - 05:08 PM

Avoid These Bogus/Ineffective Products
http://pcpitstop.ibforums.com/axslinger/helpfiles/bogus.htm
http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm

Online Virus and Spyware Scans
http://www.pcpitstop.com/antivirus/ - PC Pitstop antivirus
http://www.pcpitstop.com/freescan/ - McAfee Freescan antivirus
http://www.pcpitstop.com/spycheck/ - PC Pitstop spyware check
http://www.pestscan.com/ - Pest Patrol spyware check

Spyware Scan and Cleanup
Pest Patrol - Scan and clean spyware ($39 - A PC Pitstop partner)
http://www.pestpatrol.com/Support/FAQ/Default.asp - Frequent Questions
http://helpdesk.pestpatrol.com/MRcgi/MRentrancePage.pl - Customer Help Desk

Ad-Aware SE - Scan and clean spyware
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/ - Download
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/support/faq/ - Frequent Questions

Spybot Search & Destroy - Scan and clean spyware
http://www.spybot.info/en/download/index.html - Download
http://www.spybot.info/en/tutorial/index.html - Tutorial, A MUST READ!
http://www.spybot.info/en/faq/index.html - Frequent Questions

CWShredder - Remove CoolWebSearch spyware
http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html - Download (often unavailable)
http://radiosplace.com/ - Download (alternate)
http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4086.html - Download (alternate)

HijackThis - THE LAST STEP in spyware cleanup
http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html - Download (often unavailable)
http://radiosplace.com/ - Download (alternate)
http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html - Download (alternate)
http://www.siena.edu/antivirus/Spyware/hijackthis.htm - Download (alternate)

Antivirus Products
Panda Antivirus - ($39 - A PC Pitstop partner)
http://www.avast.com/ - Avast
http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php - AVG
http://www.bitdefender.com/index.php - BitDefender

http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Exhibit/5430/s/antivir.html - Antivirus comparison

Specialized Cleanup Utilities
Note: You may need to know the virus or spyware name to use some of these.
http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/ - McAfee Stinger
http://www.pandasoftware.com/download/utilities/ - Panda utilities
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcen...tools.list.html - Symantec utilities
http://www.avast.com/eng/download/programs...us_cleaner.html - Avast Virus Cleanup
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcen...istry.keys.html - Reset "shellopencommand" registry entries

Virus and Spyware Prevention
http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/ - Windows Update (IMPORTANT!)
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloa...us/default.mspx - XP SP2 on CD (FREE!)
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html - SpywareBlaster
http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/bugoff.zip - BugOff (blocks CoolWebSearch)
http://radiosplace.com/ - BugOff Download (alternate)

File Identification
http://www.pcpitstop.com/spycheck/Known.asp - PC Pitstop
http://www.answersthatwork.com/Tasklist_pages/tasklist.htm - Answers that Work
http://www.windowsstartup.com/wso/search.php - Windows Startup Online
http://www.pacs-portal.co.uk/startup_content.php - Pacs Portal

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Posted 10 September 2004 - 05:14 PM

Bear, :thumbsup: You are the man! This had to be a lot of hard work! And I for one appreciate all you've done. This is to be bookmarked in my Computing Folder.

Edited by scarlett, 10 September 2004 - 05:17 PM.

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Posted 10 September 2004 - 06:23 PM

To tell the truth I coppied and pasted :thumbsup:

But I did think it was well worth posting here
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Posted 10 September 2004 - 07:04 PM

Hey in this case the ends justify the means. Glad to know that you are not all worn out . :thumbsup:
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Posted 10 September 2004 - 08:11 PM

A little more info you might find useful. This is all stuff Donna has put together.

http://www.dozleng.com/Security/reference.html

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Posted 10 September 2004 - 08:32 PM

Great thread. Thanks for the portal to answers. :thumbsup:
patiently patrolling, plenty of persisant pests n' problems ...

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Posted 11 September 2004 - 07:28 AM

A little more info you might find useful. This is all stuff Donna has put together.

http://www.dozleng.com/Security/reference.html

Kudos to who ever Donna is great site nice lay out
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Posted 11 September 2004 - 11:37 AM

Thanks to both of you for these great compendiums.
John
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