We all know that installing multiple antivirus software is not recommended, both by the experts and developers alike. It is only recommended to use a single antivirus software to prevent any conflict with the system. There are however few expert users who tend to install multiple antivirus, anti-malware, anti-spyware, and more security software for ultimate protection and bunch of other reasons.
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is a free tool for Windows that assets a user in removing potentially unwanted programs such as spyware, trojans, adware, viruses and worms. According to the developer, this tool works by scanning a large number of locations where unwanted software has a known record of appearing or leaving traces.
Once you have installed this tool, run it and click Start Scan.
Have you noticed a significant slowdown of your computer lately? Or multiple relative ads pop-up on your screen when visiting different websites and sometimes even when you're not web surfing or even worse your home page in your web browser keep changing to something you didn't choose? If your computer is showing these signs and your antivirus software is up-to-date, they're most likely caused by spyware or adware, and there is something you can do about it by installing Comodo BOClean onto your system to protect it from spyware and adware. Read More
Are you fed up of reinstalling your Windows due to Malware or Spyware? Or you think that your computer might have gotton hijacked? This is where HijackThis
comes in, it will Scan Your Registry
and various other files for entries that are similar to what a Spyware or Hijacker Program would leave behind. Interpreting these results can be tricky as there are many legitimate programs that are installed in your operating system in a similar manner that Hijackers get installed.
In TrendMicro's own words,
HijackThis lists the contents of key areas of the Registry and hard drive--areas that are used by both legitimate programmers and hijackers. The program is continually updated to detect and remove new hijacks. It does not target specific programs and URLs, only the methods used by hijackers to force you onto their sites.