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Virus or Spyware Emergency
If your system acts like it is possessed by demons, if it staggers and stumbles, if it has slowed to a crawl, do not panic. With a little attentive care you can probably get it back to normal.
FILL YOUR TOOL BOX: With tools listed below.
Tools to kill Adware, Spyware and other bad critters
General Instructions1) Prepare your system for cleaning by downloading and installing all the tools above, Reboot. Run CCleaner in "cleaner mode" Reboot.
2) Be sure to either activate the Windows fire wall or install a separate firewall program. Reboot
3) Run updates on all your software. Reboot after each update install.
4) Run CCleaner's Registry repair. Reboot
5) Run Glary Utilities. Reboot
6) Run the "defragmenter" program in Windows Programs >Accessories >System Tools.
The emergency programs used will kill most common PC viruses and Spyware. These emergency programs are not a substitute for a secure system. A secure system should have an updated operating system, an updated virus program and an updated fire wall. For your convenience below on this page the following links are provided:
Instructions and Information
Fire Wall Program; help prevent Spyware and viruses from accessing your PC and broadcasting from it.
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