How can I remove spyware from my computer myself?

My computer stops just ever so often and I have been told it is spy ware. How can I remove it?
saideelou
Asked Dec 26, 2009
You can try Spybot S&D, it's a free spyware removal tool
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/home/index.html
Ryan
Answered Dec 26, 2009
Thanks!
I second this answer as I've used Spybot Search and Destroy, and it's a great program that works wonderfully. I highly advise it.
Well there is tonsYou are infected with spyware if:

* You see too much pop-up advertisements.
* Your browser has toolbars that you haven't installed.
* Your homepage has changed (and you can't change it back).
* Other settings have changed without your permission.
* Your computer is slow.

To get rid of spyware and keep your computer clean you can use an antispyware or even more.
You can download a antispyware software. There are 10 good anti-spywares.
here is the reviews:http://toptenantispyware.com/
If your looking for free virus protectors go here
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-anti-virus-software.htm

You can download one and scan your system.
All are safe and can be trusted.

OR there is tons of other programs.... Like AVG Free

(Google)

Also heres CC Cleaner This works well
http://www.ccleaner.com/
figment
Answered Dec 26, 2009
I have AVG and I keep it updated
Then Do CCleaner or the other free programs in the list
figment Dec 26, 2009
CC cleaner works well too, but I'd use Spybot over CC.
I went back and reset my computer to an earlier date. I had some spyware pop up on mine too. It works fine now.
marsha
Answered Dec 29, 2009
That would just be a coincidence, and turning back the date on your computer could cause some software conflicts with certain programs. Just download CC Cleaner, Spybot Search and Destroy, AVG Anti-Virus, Avast Anti-Virus, or Clam-AV.
I don't have a virus scanner cause i know what im downloading.
But i have CCleaner just in case
figment Dec 29, 2009
Malwarebytes is free and is one of the top rated. The free version is an on demand scanner but the detection rates are incredible.
DjTaylor
Answered Jul 30, 2010
Edited Jul 30, 2010
Spyware can sometimes be hard to remove. But you can remove spywares from your system by using a good spyware romval software or by doing it manually by using the steps given below.

Go to Control Panel in Windows
check the list of Installed Programs for items that you don't remember installing or using.

In Windows 8 you'll find this in
Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features.

You'll find a lot of programs which have been installed in background with some other apps. It's just possible that your spyware will be shown here .Identify spyware in here, highlight and click Uninstall.

If you can't find the solution for your problem then you can visit http://www.askpcexperts.com/spyware-removal.html for an online spyware removal service from leading computer support service provider AskPCExperts.
Lewiskent
Answered May 03, 2015
To remove virus from your PC's you can use Antiviruses like Microsoft Security Essential is good Antivirus to protect your PC's from viruses.
You can also visit this forum link for more details:http://forums.askme.bar/security-softwares/
Aubrey1_Watson
Answered Jun 26, 2015
Keep your PC disconnected from the Internet, and don't use it until you're ready to clean your PC. If you think your PC may have a malware infection, boot your PC into Microsoft's Safe Mode.
To boot into Windows Safe Mode, first shut down your PC. Locate the F8 key on your PC's keyboard; turn the PC on; and as soon as you see anything on the screen, press the F8 key repeatedly. This should bring up the Advanced Boot Options menu; there, select Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter.
Delete your temporary files and now you're ready to run a virus scan running a scanner is enough to remove most infections.
If you already had an antivirus active on your computer, you should use a different scanner for this malware check, since your current antivirus software may have not detected the malware.
Malware infections can damage Windows system files and other settings. Before launching your Web browser, check your homepage and connection settings.
Recover your files if windows is corrupt and keep your PC clean. If you want to protect your PC more you can search AskPCtechies for spyware removal software. Hope this will help you.
KellyBell
Answered Apr 21, 2016

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