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Old 11-06-2010
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I am not able to remove Spyware Doctor

I am fed with spyware in my system. I had found tons of pop up on my screen. To get rid of them I had downloaded and installed Spyware Doctor. But now my system is working extremely slow and I cannot uninstall the same. When I enter control panel add remove program it pops a error out. Second thing I need some help on spyware detection and removal. What harm they can cause.
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Re: I am not able to remove Spyware Doctor

You find your computer slower than usual, with a sometimes strange behavior. That happens when your system is infected with Spyware. Spyware can also operate invisibly. It is therefore important to examine his computer, even if everything seems normal. Spyware is often bundled with freeware or shareware downloaded from the Internet. Of course, most of these cookies come in without asking your opinion.
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Re: I am not able to remove Spyware Doctor

Spyware is the root of many problems that can be lack of privacy, security breaches, crashes your computer, etc. They enter your system via ads. When spyware is installed on your computer, it works even if the application which was delivered or is not longer used. This consumes system resources, but also the bandwidth and can cause slowdowns, crashes see.
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Re: I am not able to remove Spyware Doctor

Just run a system restore settings. If that works then well or else you will need to format your computer. In order to prevent their removal, some spyware will not hesitate to hide their processes so they do not appear in the Windows Task Manager or even disable your Internet connection if you try to delete. So for that you need a good antivirus software. It is very important that you keep these tools up to date.
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Re: I am not able to remove Spyware Doctor

Spyware is simply the same privileges as the user who installed it. On single-user systems like Windows XP, Vista, etc the spyware can read, write and delete any files, downloading and installing programs. They can communicate with peripheral devices or even format your hard drive. But one thing you can get safer is that latest operating system can limit the behavior of spyware if the user has limited privileges.
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Re: I am not able to remove Spyware Doctor

If you are not able to remove that then you can use any good uninstaller tool. Unfortunately, if the installation of spyware has taken place under an Administrator account, then obviously all rights. This opens the door to hackers who can run any program on your machine. When you surf the Internet and a window Security Warning appears, be careful before clicking without thinking about the Yes button.
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Re: I am not able to remove Spyware Doctor

Before downloading software, please inquire to see if it contains spyware. he search engines and forums are good ways to prompt this information. If the words appear in Adware or Spyware program description, it is likely to contain a cookie. Few people read the license agreement that appears to install software but sometime it contains lots of information. Some phrases like may contain occasional software to alert you of important information can give you a hint.
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