adware removal

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Hilldodger, 23 Feb 2008.

  1. Hilldodger

    Hilldodger Über Member

    sunny Leicester
    Anyone know of a free download for an adware removal tool?

    Some kind soul has sent me AntiSpywareSuit - I'm not sure how it got by all the anti virus/adware/spyware stuff I have on this pc:wacko:
  2. trustysteed

    trustysteed Guest

    Spybot might help?
  3. Spoked Wheels

    Spoked Wheels Guru

    Yes, you can download Ad-Aware SE Personal from

    The other one I use is Spybot

    Both are free
  4. I use ad-aware too, I find it good and easy to use
  5. gbb

    gbb Legendary Member

    Her indoors ;)(who's considerably cleverer than me with PCs ) uses Windows Defender.
    Free download i gather...
  6. OP

    Hilldodger Über Member

    sunny Leicester
    Ta everyone, have just downloaded SpyBot and it seems to have done the trick:smile:
  7. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    South Beds.
    And it works.
  8. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    Bitdefender's good but not free!
  9. on the road

    on the road Über Member

  10. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    I vote for AVG free anti spyware and anti virus...just google it and download it for free.
  11. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    A bit OT but I think the death penalty should be brought back to deal with the scum that make this spy ware!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  12. goo_mason

    goo_mason Champion barbed-wire hurdler

    Leith, Edinburgh
    I've got Windows Defender, AdAware, Spybot Search & Destroy and Trend Micro Anti-Spyware (only the latter wasn't freeware).

    Always best to have at least two - they always find things that the other doesn't.

    You do get paranoid about these things working in IT ;)
  13. andygates

    andygates New Member

    And switch from Internet Explorer to one of the other browsers. It's IE's baggy security that lets most of that rubbish on in the first place.
  14. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    what's spyware? i'm on a mac by the way </smug>
  15. trustysteed

    trustysteed Guest

    what a surprise, you manage to sneak into a PC query post telling everyone you've got a mac.

    why don't you change your id to 'macstilleyedye'?
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