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Removing a computer surveillance program [Closed]


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pc_girl_80

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Can a computer surveillance program be removed from the computer leaving no traces of ever having been there?

No certain program...this is hypothetical. Is it possible to remove even the simplest program leaving no trace?

Edited by pc_girl_80, 22 December 2011 - 08:38 PM.

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Hi,

I'm not sure that you are asking in the right area, but technically, if you are the one installing the program you can keep track of the things it installs and remove them. It is possible.

If you are someone that didn't install the program but want it removed, it is harder.

This being said, there are utilities that can find deleted files and may be able to show that the file used to exist. There are people keeping track of their internet traffic and may be able to show that there was a remote connection to their PC at a given time, etc...
In addition if you did not create the program yourself you may not well know what it does and may miss something. There are programs, like total uninstaller, that will track all changes made during an install and will allow you to revert all those changes too.

regards myrti
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