How to get rid of Spyware?
I keep getting a Windows Alert Box come up on the screen , in side it says - Spyware detected on your pc - do you want to remove it?.
I have tried Spybot & Webroot Spy Sweeper , yet i still keep getiing thie come up.
I am running Norton 2005 system works & Zonealarm firewall.
If you click on ok , it takes you to a web site advertising spy ware removal or the easy search web page.
Msn & Internet explorer have both stopped working, i have had to install another browser.
Can somebody please tell me how to stop this happening.
This question was answered on December 27, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.Adjusting your Security Settings
A added security measure that can offer protection against spyware installation is to adjust your internet connection settings Once your computer has been cleaned off we highly recommend that you adjust the security settings of your browser to disable ActiveX controls and raise your security settings
This is very important, especially if you surf the net using Internet Explorer
To adjust Internet Security settings for ActiveX controls and plug-ins on Internet Explorer, open Internet Explorer, click on "Tools" menu and select "Internet Options..."
Then select "Security" tab and make sure that it is set for medium or higher then click on "Custom Level..." button on the bottom.
Adjust the following options for ActiveX controls and plug-ins:
Download signed ActiveX controls - Prompt
Download unsigned ActiveX controls - Disable
Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe - Disable
Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins - Promt
Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting – Promt
Click on “OK” button to apply new settings
You can also adjust your settings for accepting cookies if you want.
Need Help with this Issue?
We help people with technology! It's what we do.
Schedule an Appointment with a location for help!
Posted by Kareem of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on December 27, 2004