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#1 Konadan

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 10:32 PM

A family member unknowingly downloaded PC Tools Spyware Doctor. There is no uninstall with the program, and we can't uninstall from "Add and Remove." It's not there. We have deleted the directory for it, but it keeps coming back as a Start Up program. We have tried un-checking from the Start Up in msconfig and deleting it in Registry, but it keeps re-appearing in Registry and as a Start Up.

How the %&#! do you get rid of it!? Please help!!!!

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#2 Broni

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 10:57 PM

Are you sure about the name?
There is PC Tools Spyware Doctor, but not Spy Doctor.
Some rogue programs will hide themselves under very similar names.

If you're sure about the name, download the program again, install it over the top and try to uninstall it again.

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#3 Konadan

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 11:16 PM

You're right. It's Spyware Doctor.

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 11:29 PM

download the program again, install it over the top and try to uninstall it again.


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Posted 19 August 2010 - 09:06 AM

Hey I'm not sure if the previous comments worked... but if you're still having issues removing the program try this:
http://majorgeeks.com/CCleaner_Slim_d4191.html
Click on the download link. Once the program is installed, go to tools, select Spyware Doctor then Uninstall. This should work!.. If not, please let me know.
You can also utilise this CCleaner tool to speed up your computer.. :thumbsup:

Hope this helps!

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Posted 21 August 2010 - 01:49 PM

Revo will remove it if it can find it. Use it wisely, follow instructions.

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 09:22 PM

Installing it again, and deleting it worked. Thanks for everyone's help!!!!

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 10:26 PM

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