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How do I get this Adware/Spyware off my pc?

by dean_diamond / October 17, 2009 6:16 AM PDT

Im uninstalling programs that are never used, and came across one that wont uninstall. In the Add/Remove Programs section of the control panel, I saw one called AdWare & SpyWare. When i try to remove it an Internet Explorer window opens and goes to http://www.seego.com. How can i get this off my PC?

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(NT) Try it in Safe Mode, no networking.
by Coryphaeus / October 17, 2009 12:10 PM PDT
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Try In Safe Mode While
by tobeach / October 17, 2009 3:44 PM PDT

physically disconnected from the net (unplug cable) to prevent reporting home.

If you have other protectors (like Super Antispyware SAS or Malwarebytes Malware remover MBAM), update & run them at it from safe mode. Try MBAM 1st.

In worst case, I all else fails, manually use a remover for it's files and chase down any remnants using Move on Boot program or similar.
Be sure to note the exact names of any of it's program files & processes (from task mgr.)& other references like Seego to aid in search for left overs in registry.
All mentioned above have a free version available for download. See
Lady M's post #2 of 4 here (MBAM & SAS):
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6132_102-0.html?threadID=349839&tag=forums06;forum-threads

Move on Boot: http://www.softwarepatch.com/software/moveonboot-security.html

hope this gets it. Happy

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