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Windows 7: Spyware Stiker removal help!


30 May 2014   #1

windows 7 64bit
 
 
Spyware Stiker removal help!

I downloaded Spyware Striker from CNET. Found it has a lot of spamware that comes with the program. Thus trying to uninstall it in control center. Unsuccessful. Need help

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30 May 2014   #2

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Hi and welcome to Sevenforums,
See if following post#4 here helps,
Getting redirected when visiting mediafire download pages
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30 May 2014   #3

windows 7 64bit
 
 

I googled AdwCleaner reviews and came up with windows defender offline. Tomorrow going to download it and try it.

Thanks!!
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30 May 2014   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hildev View Post
I downloaded Spyware Striker from CNET. Found it has a lot of spamware that comes with the program. Thus trying to uninstall it in control center. Unsuccessful. Need help
Yup c|NET bundles a lot of crapware with some downloads.
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01 Jun 2014   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

This is a questionable anti-spyware program (also called 'rogue') See the list here:
What is rogue software? | PC Service On Site


Download 'free' SuperAntiSpyware from here SUPERAntiSpyware Free Trusted Freeware download and reviews - SnapFiles.com
**Be sure to UNCHECK any prechecked promotional offers!!
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02 Jun 2014   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Let see what else is going on here:

1.) Download malwarebytes anti malware found here:

https://www.malwarebytes.org/

Choose the Free version download.

2.) After it downloads, run the installation and install it.

3.) After install, open malwarebytes.

Choose to update now.



When your updated, you should see something like this in the screenshot:



4.) Then choose to run a scan after updates complete.



5.)
After the scan completes, Remove anything found. Restart the computer.

6.) Open malwarebytes. Click the history button.

Then Click on application logs.


Choose the latest scan log, and click the view button.





Click on the export button, then choose text file. Save it somewhere.


7.) Post your results by using the paperclip and upload the log.

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06 Jun 2014   #7

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Download 'free' SuperAntiSpyware
I already had it on my computer. Thought that spyware striker would be better.

Ran a scan with superantispyware and it popped up unwanted software, which I removed. Then I was able to remove spyware striker in the control panel.
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06 Jun 2014   #8
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Tell us how your computer is running. The more info you give us, the more we can help.
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