How to safely remove Starware?

  Sirpad 10:21 09 Dec 2006
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There are a number of sites out there that tell you how to remove this annoying toolbar. I'm not even sure how I got it to be honest. I did install and uninstall IE7 and perhaps it hitchhiked a lift there. It appears that simply using add/remove doesn't quite do the job. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

  jimv7 10:26 09 Dec 2006
  Sirpad 11:09 09 Dec 2006

Thanks jumv7...I was in that site earlier and it said 'we highly recommend you use a good spyware cleaner/remover to track Starware' and below it has a tool to automatically remove it. Is it not recommending it's OWN remover....a little confused. Did you use their remover tool?

  jimv7 11:12 09 Dec 2006

No not used the tool, I just googled for 'starware removal' and that was 1 result of 106,000.

  jimv7 11:16 09 Dec 2006

Free A2 scanner from click here

Have you installed windows defender from click here

free spybot from click here

just to name 3 good ones.

  Sirpad 03:03 26 Dec 2006

Has anyone used Spyhunter? Or is there another way to get rid of Starware. When I ran Spyhunter it found a Trojan called Zlob.Trojan. How can i safely get rid of this? It says it's a dangerous Trojan horse.........

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:02 26 Dec 2006

ntivirus program will detect and delete this.
Avast4 click here
AVG antivirus click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:04 26 Dec 2006

Zlob.Trojan
click here
Any upto date ANtivirus prog will remove this
Avast4 click here
AVG antivirus click here

Starware
click here

  Sirpad 03:07 28 Dec 2006

Thanks guys...i now know how get rid of it but I'm still wondering why NOD32 didnt catch it or at least flag it.

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