Having problems with a lot of Spyware

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Re: Having problems with a lot of Spyware

Post by Belahzur on 4th March 2009, 2:45 pm


  • Now open a new notepad file.
  • Input this into the notepad file:

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SecurityProviders]
    "SecurityProviders"="msapsspc.dll, schannel.dll, digest.dll, msnsspc.dll"

  • Save this as fix.reg, save it to your desktop.
  • Double click fix.reg to run it.
  • Select yes to the registry merge prompt.

How is the machine now?


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Re: Having problems with a lot of Spyware

Post by jnason926 on 4th March 2009, 3:42 pm

The computer appears to be running perfectly fine. I will keep an eye on it over the next few days and post again if anything happens. Thanks so much for your help.

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Re: Having problems with a lot of Spyware

Post by Belahzur on 4th March 2009, 3:48 pm

We need to make a new restore point.

To turn off System Restore, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
2. Click the System Restore tab.
3. Click the Turn off System Restore check box (or the Turn off System Restore on all drives check box), and then click OK.
4. Click Yes when you receive the prompt to the turn off System Restore.

Now we need to make a new restore point.
To turn on System Restore, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
2. Click the System Restore tab.
3. Click the Turn off System Restore check box (To turn on System Restore), and then click OK.

Below I have included a number of recommendations for how to protect your computer in order to prevent future malware infections. Please take these recommendations seriously; these few simple steps can stave off the vast majority of spyware problems. As happy as we are to help you, for your sake we would rather not have repeat customers. Goofy

1) Please navigate to [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] and download all the "critical updates" for Windows. This can patch many of the security holes through which attackers can gain access to your computer.

Please either enable Automatic Updates under Start -> Control Panel -> Automatic Updates , or get into the habit of checking for Windows updates regularly. I cannot stress enough how important this is.

2) In order to protect yourself against spyware, you should consider installing and running the following free programs:

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A tutorial on using Ad-Aware to remove spyware from your computer may be found [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.].

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A tutorial on using Spybot to remove spyware from your computer may be found [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]. Please also remember to enable Spybot's "Immunize" and "TeaTimer" features.

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A tutorial on using SpywareBlaster to prevent spyware from ever installing on your computer may be found [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.].

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A tutorial on using SpywareGuard for realtime protection against spyware and hijackers may be found [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.].

Make sure to keep these programs up-to-date and to run them regularly, as this can prevent a great deal of spyware hassle.

3) Please consider using an alternate browser. Mozilla's Firefox browser is fantastic; it is much more secure than Internet Explorer, immune to almost all known browser hijackers, and also has the best built-in popup blocker (as an added benefit!) that I have ever seen. If you are interested, Firefox may be downloaded from here:
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4) Also make sure to run your antivirus software regularly, and to keep it up-to-date.

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Hopefully this should take care of your problems! Good luck. Big Grin


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Re: Having problems with a lot of Spyware

Post by jnason926 on 4th March 2009, 4:01 pm

Thanks again. I already use Mozilla as a browser, but I will download the add-ons. I also already was using Spybot S&D. Should I download the other programs as well? I wasn't entirely clear from your last post if you meant that all 4 programs should be downloaded and running simultaneously.

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Re: Having problems with a lot of Spyware

Post by Belahzur on 4th March 2009, 4:28 pm

Just have one or two running.
Having all 4 running will slow your system down.


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