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Whats happen'in forum?

I need some, so if you had to get rid of some nasty viruses, adware, spyware, or malware what would you use to get rid of it?

Free software is awesome thanks in advance forum.
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Malwarebytes
Microsoft Security Essentials

ComboFix is good if it's REALLLYY screwed, but usually at that point you're better off reformatting anyway.
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Malwarebytes
Microsoft Security Essentials

ComboFix is good if it's REALLLYY screwed, but usually at that point you're better off reformatting anyway.
Agreed
    
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Malwarebytes
Microsoft Security Essentials

ComboFix is good if it's REALLLYY screwed, but usually at that point you're better off reformatting anyway.

Malwarebytes!
    
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NOD32 Anti-Virus, imo best anti-virus software on the market, i've tried all the anti-virus packs out there and find NOD far by best. Its light weight,has a quick scan that picks all the nasty stuff up. The only downside is that its not free...

http://www.eset.com/home/nod32-antivirus
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Malwarebytes
Microsoft Security Essentials

ComboFix is good if it's REALLLYY screwed, but usually at that point you're better off reformatting anyway.
Exactly what I use on my systems and customers computers. Malwarebytes is a real gem. Haven't used Combofix for a year or two now though.
post #7 of 12
Superantispyware works very well.

http://www.superantispyware.com/
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post #8 of 12
http://www.malwarebytes.org/ - MalwareBytes - AntiSpyware/Malware
http://www.safer-networking.org/index2.html - Spybot Search and Destroy AntiSpyware/Malware
http://free.avg.com/us-en/download-avg-anti-virus-free - AVG Free Antivirus
http://www.piriform.com/ - Finish up with CCLeaner (Run like once a week) keep all the crap out of your temp folders, etc.
post #9 of 12
Avast, spybot s&d, malwarebytes.

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post #10 of 12
Once infected, Malwarebytes followed by SuperAntiSpyware is the best solution.

For prevention, I'd use either MSE, Avast, or Avira. They're free and consistently perform the best in detection rates and false positive rates. They're also fairly low-key and easy to manage. Personally, I find MSE to be the best. Keeping Spybot updated and applying immunizations frequently is also a good way to prevent spyware/malware.

If you want to go beyond just a basic AV program, you can get the full version of Malwarebytes (I believe it's still around $25) and you don't have to renew it every year like a lot of other AV programs.
Edited by Faraz - 12/26/10 at 8:41am
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