Lv 4
Shivam asked in Computers & InternetSecurity · 1 decade ago

i downloaded spybot - search and destroy from its official site but its not running ?

i tried several other anti spyware but they won't run

it says that the file is not found , and my computer-is still working slow and heavy . what to do now ?

can i get a online scan from some site ?

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    spybot - search and destroy is well past it's sell by date

    it is quite useless now

    it is a very old program.

    I suggest you run a scan with malwarebytes .

    you can get malwarebytes here,

    this is a direct download link

    so you should have no trouble getting it.

    click on this link ↓ and then select run.


    then run a full scan and remove everything it finds.

    some viruses will try to disable it

    so if malwarebytes will not start up/install

    save it to your desktop,

    before you save Malwarebytes', rename it to something like XXXX.exe and then click on Save and save it to your desktop. Same thing after you install it. Before running it, rename the main executable file first

    if it still will not install,

    Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file and change the .exe extension to .bat, .com, .pif, or .scr and then double-click on it to run.

    If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder, right-click on mbam.exe and change the .exe as noted above. Then double-click on it to run..

    after you have used malwarebytes then do this online scan.

    to make sure you have nothing else hiding away.

    preferably in safe mode with networking.

    ☼good luck.

  • 4 years ago


    Source(s): Amazing Protection Antivirus Software :
  • Debra
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    I bought a cd of screensavers at best buy. I got sick of all the spyware online.

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