How to remove adwares from our computer ?

JurgNet

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Sep 11, 2011
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What is an Adware ?
Ad-ware is a program which automatically displays ads in our PCs
without our intervention.
These adwares create a disturbance to the users browsing activity
and tend to irritate them.

Generally whenever we install few softwares these adwares get installed into our PCs.

For ex. When we install BitComet we blindly install the Ask.com toolbar.

This is an example of the way the Adwares get installed by the user itself.


How to identify if any adware is present in our PC ?

If pop-ups continue to appear on your desktop though you aren’t browsing anything, then we can say some adware is present in our system.

How to get rid or remove adwares from our PCs ?


Install the latest version of Spybot Search & Destroy in your PCs
 

Jack

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Jan 24, 2011
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Adware comes in different forms so I doubt Spybot or any other product will be able to remove all the adware which can be found on the internet , but if I had to place a bet on an scanner for removing adware I would chose Malwarebytes Free.
Spybot has no connection with today's world.....

Best tip here ? : Pay Attention When Installing Software > Be very careful what you agree to install. Always opt for the custom installation and deselect anything that is not familiar, especially optional software that you never wanted to download and install in the first place. It goes without saying that you should not install software that you don’t trust.
 
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Spybot latest version is (in addition) an AV so it may conflict with your current AV for few benefits. as Jack said rather use MBAM or dedicated anti-adware apps (admuncher, etc...)
 

jamescv7

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Mar 15, 2011
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Most of security companies would detect adwares especially on demand scanners.

Remember toolbars that were bundled in a software and ask if you want to install, then never select it since the program itself would work well without any bundled toolbar.
 
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