Morwillsearch and look2me (sorry, the first post didnt work) [RESOLVED
Posted 18 October 2005 - 06:07 PM
Spybot 1.3.1 TX I just updated the definitions.
Hope that helps! The comptuer is still running great!
Posted 18 October 2005 - 07:05 PM
Please swing by here and get the newsest version its been upgraded to version 1.4. Run that and see if the problem persists.
Posted 18 October 2005 - 09:18 PM
That fixed it, works great now. Is there anything else I should do or does the system look good to you?
Have a great night!
Posted 19 October 2005 - 06:17 AM
Good job bud, you are clean congrats!!!!!
Since your issues have been addressed and you are ready to travel the net again, I will just give you a few ideas on how to stay safe out there. Best of all these programs are all readily available on the net for free
To reduce the potential for spyware infection in the future, I strongly recommend installing SpywareBlaster and SpyWareGuard.
SpywareBlaster and SpywareGuard are by JavaCool and both are free programs. SpywareBlaster will prevent spyware from being installed and consumes no system resources. SpywareGuard offers realtime protection from spyware installation attempts.
More info and download is available at:
Spyware Blaster Spyware Guard
Might I suggest the following Free Spyware programs for added security, you can download them at the following links. These programs work great for detection:
Ad-aware SE--Adaware Tutorial
Spybot S&D--Spybot Tutorial
Antiviruses play an important role in keeping your computer safe and worry free while using the net. *NOTE* Only one antivirus must be allowed to run on your computer, as having two or more running can and will cause conflicts.
Firewalls are also a must in any good prevention :
Zone Alarm Sygate Kerio
There are different browsers available on the net, other than Internet Explorer, we believe!! these are better for security purposes :
You must stay on top of your updates at all times, for the above mentioned applications.
It is vitally important to stay on top of your critical updates provided by microsoft.
This can be accessed by going to Windows Updates and following the prompts.
To add to the performance of your computer, i suggest a weekly maintenance program. Run this tool. Ccleaner
Lastly a second opinion on the Antivirus that you have chosen. I suggest running these online virus scans periodically, just to make sure that the av is doing a proper job, of keeping you safe :
Rav Online Scan Housecall Online Scan Panda Activescan
Housecall Java Online Scan<---For those who use Firefox, or opera.
And finally a little How did I get infected in the first place ? (by Mr. Tony Klein and dvk01)
Good luck and safe surfing
Posted 19 October 2005 - 07:57 AM
Thanks so much!!! You rock! Thanks for the advice on the last page, Ill be sure to do it. I also will back up my computer at this point and make sure to keep the copy so that I can restore to this point if I ever get a bad cae of spyware again. I really appreciate your help. I know I said this already, but I find it really impressive that you guys do this for free.
Good luck in your future spyware battles!
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