I ♥ Spyware!

Removing and preventing Spyware has (unfortunately) been very lucrative for most consultants (OK, me). The crux of most users’ problems is that the programs are not updated and the default settings for these programs do NOT scan for all possible problems! So they “sneak” on through!
 
Software manufactures state that users don’t want to wait a long time for scanning, so they choose a (quicker) default scanning time.
 
 
1) Launch program and check for (& install) updates
2) Select “Advanced Mode” from the “Mode” pull-down menu
3) Click on the “Tools” button on the side toolbar
4) Select ALL Tools except for the “Bug Report” (only needed when troubleshooting the SpyBot program)
5) Click on the “Settings” button on the side toolbar
6) Click on “Ignore Products”
7) Select “All Products” – then right-mouse click on the list and “Deselect All” items, but (re)select “DSO Exploit”
8) (Re)immunize to include the newly included “All Products”
9) Click on “Check for problems”
 
 
1) Launch program and check for (& install) updates [click on "Check for updates now" — click "Connect" to continue, then "Finish"]
2) Click "Start" to begin scanning.
3) The first time requires that we configure the settings — click on "Customize" (Change all items that are RED "X" (not grey) to GREEN "Check") — Select ALL local hard drives 
4) Click "Customize" to select this type of scanning
5) Click "Next" to begin scanning.

BRAND NEW (FEB6)!  Microsoft Windows Defender
 
 
1) While Beta 1 required tweaking, the default settings for Beta 2 ARE fine — no need to touch anything!
 
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About blakehandler

BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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One Response to I ♥ Spyware!

  1. pat says:

    nice site I have sent it to many friends

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