how can i remove viruses and malware?
- Wide GlideLv 79 years agoBest Answer
►►►Basic Virus/Malware Removal Guide◄◄◄
Download ATF For cleaning of Temp Files & the Java cache
Now you should download Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware, or Mbam
# Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
# At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to the following:
* Update Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
* Launch Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
# Then click Finish.
# If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
# Once the program has loaded, select ►Perform quick scan◄, then click ►Scan◄.
# When the scan is complete, click ►OK◄, then ►Show Results◄ to view the results.
# Be sure that everything is checked, and click ►Remove Selected◄.
# If it asks for a Restart ►►►DO SO, Very Important◄◄◄
►►►Malwarebytes’ Video Tutorials◄◄◄
►►►For those having trouble running Malwarebytes Anti-Malware◄◄◄
Now you should download SUPERAntiSpyware
ESET Online Scanner for a Good clean-up scan
Ccleaner for a good clean-up
Last Step as System Restore is NOT to be used as a virus removal
System Restore OFF>Restart PC>Turn System Restore on>Create New Restore Point
NOTE:Only done when computer is in fact clean
Make sure you get a Good antivirus to protect your pc such as
Microsoft Security Essentials, Avira or Avast!Source(s): A great tool that can be used to scan your computer for outdated and vulnerable programs is the to your computer. A great tool that can be used to scan your computer for outdated and vulnerable programs is the free Secunia Online Software Inspector program http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/online/ When you scan your computer with this program it will display a report showing all programs and Windows updates that should be installed in order to fix security holes and vulnerabilities. It is advised that all users scan their computer with this program in order to prevent your computer from being infected again after you clean it. How to detect vulnerable and out-dated programs using Secunia Personal Software Inspector http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial... VMSAR http://vmsar.wordpress.com/category/home/ "Just a Pebble in the Stream"
- HermLv 49 years ago
Whatever anti-virus and spyware program you use please do it right by using it in safe mode. Press the F8 key when you restart the computer. This forces the computer to only run windows programs. Viruses spyware and trojans like to hide in applications that are running in the background
- Anonymous9 years ago
do what upidron has said and down load system care 4 and defraggler run them and see viruses dissapear
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- AshleyLv 59 years ago
Go onto majorgeeks.com and download Rkill, after doing that run it. Then on the same website get malwarebytes and run that. This should get rid of any spyware or malware. For viruses get an anti-virus system, ESET NOD32 works VERY well for me.
Don't download the free anti-virus AVG, it makes your computer really slow. Any free one isn't the best, mind as well spend some money and get a GOOD anti-virus.
- 9 years ago
This is may favorite malware removal program. It's used by professional virus removal companies and it's free.
- 9 years ago
Boot scan and full system scan w/ avast free edition
Run full system scan of malware bytes (free also)
run clceaner. cleaner and registry part before and in between above
if that doesn't work download spyhunter. Run ccleaner 1st. Then spyhunter. Find location. Go to bottom lt microsoft start, type regedit and manually find and delete virus/malware.
All these are free. Spyhunter will tell u where it is for free, but charge u to remove. So just do what i said above for free.