Xsoft and remove ???

  WallyD 14:48 20 Oct 2005

I've just run a new prog ( to me ) called XsoftSpy and when I run it came up with about 83 items from Major threat to minor annoyances.W32.xabot.worm was one
The boxes are ticked and its asking me to click remove. This maybe a silly question but can I do any harm in removing these as my knowledge about these items is nil but I do understand cookies
Thank you

  martjc 15:03 20 Oct 2005

...make a system restore point first. Some such utilities will do this for you, but it's safe to be prudent. Next, look carefully at the info given about these ticked items - do they have names similar to useful programs you have? Are they in categories such as 'malware' or 'threat'?
This will help you decide to remove or not. Finally, as a rule of thumb, programs designed to remove malware etc. will mark only those things known to be bad! After taking this into consideration, go ahead and remove them! You can always revert to the restore point if something is wrong.

  WallyD 15:08 20 Oct 2005

Thank you martpc
Will do

  WallyD 15:17 20 Oct 2005

Tried remove and up came a registration form for $49. No way
Many thanks for your time

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