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Removing Spyware

How do you know what is safe to remove with adaware and spybot search & destroy.

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Lazyeye,

Essentially, these programs are reliable, and it is safe to remove everything they propose. They offer a restore for when it needs to be recovered after all.

If you don't trust them, you'd have to do research about each item you've got doubts on. For some of those this forum may be helpful, but you've got to be specific.

Hope this helps,


Kees

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Using the default setting, it is dependable to remove what is detected. Once, you tweek or set either pgm. for specific detection, then its up to you. IMHO, I've trusted them for a long time and haven't run across anything to be sorry about. You should have the option or already configured to save what is deleted in order to restore if that's an issue. You may find further help in the "Security and Virus forum", people there are more knowledgable on such topics. Happy

good luck -----Willy

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Thanks for the advice, I will give it a try.

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Generally it's ok to remove anything those two programs find. If you're not sure about a specific program do a search on the internet to see what it does. You can also have the program just quarantine and not delete it in case you need to restore it.

Hope this helps.

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