Sarnian 12:18 24 Sep 2006

My grandchildren have somehow infected their computer with Pesttrap even though they are running an up to date version of Bit Defender and also Zone Alarm.

A Google search throws up as the first item "Spyware remover and Protection Suite" from www, Is this not the Malaware itself?

In the sponsored section of the page there are several free downloads claiming to remove Pesttrap. Can anyone tell me if these are OK and which one might prove to be the most effective.

Sarnian 34

  VoG II 12:24 24 Sep 2006
  VoG II 14:08 24 Sep 2006

click here. Is this a problem site which will download spyware? In order to remove pesttrap are the following sites ok for downloads. If so is any one better than the other. www, www, All the above sites are listed in a Google search on pesttrap. I am a silver surfer trying to help my grandchildren with a problem Sarnian34

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Download Ewido Anti-Malware trial version click here

After it's downloaded and installed, it should automatically update itself; however, if it doesn't, you should do it manually. Close ALL open Windows / Programs / Folders. Start Ewido and run a full scan:-

Click on Scanner

Click on the Settings tab.

Under How to act?
Click on Recommended Action and choose Quarantine from the popup menu.

Under How to scan?
All checkboxes should be ticked.

Under Possibly unwanted software:
All checkboxes should be ticked.

Under Reports:
Select Automatically generate report after every scan and uncheck Only if threats were found.

Under What to scan?
Select Scan every file.

Click on the Scan tab.

Click on Complete System Scan to start the scan process.

Let the program scan the machine.

When the scan has finished:

Make sure that Set all elements to: shows Quarantine, if not click on the link and choose Quarantine from the popup menu.

At the bottom of the window click on the Apply all Actions button.

Right-click the Ewido Tray Icon and select Exit. Confirm by clicking Yes.

  Sarnian 14:42 24 Sep 2006

Many thanks for advice. Will do as suggested...I need to visit the grandchildren. Will report when I have done so

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