Help with Adware

  [DELETED] 13:18 26 Dec 2004

I have a problem with various Adware on my computer. After carring out a virus scan using Norton it comes up with any number (can't remember exactly) of files at risk and they are all Adware, but the software will not delete these files. Is there anything I can do to get rid of these files as they are causing my computer to carry out spurious actions like trying to launch internet explorer, or Norton will open now and then telling me its scanning files.

  Technotiger 13:29 26 Dec 2004

Hi, go to click here download and install Ad-Aware SE Personal.
I use this all the time - very good. Cheers.

  [DELETED] 13:30 26 Dec 2004

Download Spybot S&D ( Search and Destroy) from here:-

click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:34 26 Dec 2004

Spywareblaster click here will stop a lot from installing Spybot and adaware will catch the rest.

  [DELETED] 16:18 26 Dec 2004

Yes, uninstall everything Norton on your computer and get yourself:

Adaware, Spybot, AVG and Spywareblaster. All of these are free downloads.

Adaware, Spybot and Spywareblaster are on the links above. AVG can be downloaded free from click here

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

How to watch the World Cup for free on TV and online

Meet Superfiction, the little design studio with a load of character

Best Mac buying guide 2018

Comment résoudre les problèmes de connexion internet d’un iPhone ?