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#1 rlight

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 10:53 PM

I just downloaded SpywareGuard onto my computer. However, there is something wrong with the download. I can not access the program, I double click on it and nothing happens. So, my plan was to remove it from my computer and start over, but because it says that it is running it can not be removed. I can not access SpywareGuard to stop it from running. So I attempted a System Restore but that didn't work because System Restrore says it can't restore my system because SG is running.

What should I do??

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 11:19 PM

Did you try killing the process from Task manager? Does it let you?

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Posted 28 August 2010 - 01:26 AM

Yes I have tried stopping it via Task Manager, but it still shows that it is running. When I try to remove it using Uninstall Programs the message I receive is "the program is running, double click on the SG icon and choose 'exit'. Nothing happens when I click on the icon.

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Edited by rlight, 28 August 2010 - 01:27 AM.


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Posted 28 August 2010 - 05:48 AM

Have you tried uninstalling in safe mode?

Perhaps you could give Revo Uninstaller a try.

Edited by KingOfIdiocy, 28 August 2010 - 06:16 AM.


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Posted 28 August 2010 - 11:49 AM

Thanks for the help. I went into Task Manager to 'Processes' and was able to stop Spyware Guard there and then was able to uninstall it via Add/Remove Programs. My next question is does Spyware Guard run on Windows 7? What I am looking to do is block spyware from my computer. Any suggestions?

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Posted 28 August 2010 - 12:50 PM

SpywareGuard works on Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP. Not tested on Vista.

http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareguard.html

If it doesn't work with Vista, I doubt it works with 7.
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Posted 28 August 2010 - 12:56 PM

What is a good alternative then that does work with 7?

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Posted 28 August 2010 - 01:17 PM

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