Evil spyware infesting my computer

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  1. willm1

    willm1 They say, shark in it for the moneys.

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    I shut down zone alarm for 30 minutes and I got infected with spyware in the process. If I type in an incorrect URL it takes me to a search page. On further inspection of the search page, I found the company's main site. After scouring that for a while I managed to find the oh-so-helpful uninstall page. Their only method of uninstallion involves downloading software that may or may not be bundled with third party software. Here's the link to their uninstall page. http://www.shopnav.com/uninstall2.html

    How the hell do I get this crap off my computer?
     
  2. Blazed Monkey

    Blazed Monkey It puts the lotion on its skin....

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    Spybot Search and Destroy
    Spysweeper
    Get a better antivirus program and keep it running and updated
     
  3. Wolf68k

    Wolf68k OT Supporter

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    Also use Ad-aware to get remove it
    Use Spyware Blaster to help keep it off before it even gets on.
     
  4. Mr. Monopoly

    Mr. Monopoly OT Supporter

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    Yeah, go ahead and download Ad Aware from www.lavasoft.com , it's free for personal use.
     
  5. crontab

    crontab (uid = 0)

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    hijackthis and cwshredder are good too.
     

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