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What is WinSpyKiller

Posted on 29 January 2008 under Rogue Programs

1. What is WinSpyKiller?

This program is pretending to be utility created to remove spyware, which should help in fighting all kinds of spyware, adware and trojans. Although application contains computer scanner and other anti-spyware software related functions it is not capable to remove any kind of malware. This program is acting as real anti-spyware program by running computer scan and generating spyware report afterwards. But there's a trick - spyware removal function will be activated just right after user have purchased full program version. After the user ascertained WinSpyKiller beeing fake spyware removal software, no money will be returned. So be careful about downloading and installing WinSpyKiller.
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2. WinSpyKiller screen shot:


3. How to remove WinSpyKiller:

  1. Internet connection might be disabled or Internet browser might be blocked by WinSpyKiller, so it won't be possible to download any files to infected computer. In this case please download all files required for WinSpyKiller removal to another computer and then transfer them on the infected one using CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
  2. To remove WinSpyKiller download Spyware Doctor and install the program (for the installation guide click here). Before installation, make sure all other programs and windows are closed.
  3. After the installation, computer scan should be started automatically. If so, please move to the next step. If not, click "Status" on the left side menu and press "Scan Now" button to run computer scanner as shown in the picture below:

  4. After the scan has been completed and scan results have been generated, press "Fix Checked" button to remove WinSpyKiller.

  5. Restart the computer to complete WinSpyKiller removal procedure.

4. WinSpyKiller files:

WinSpyKillerSetup.exe (setup file), WinSpyKiller.exe

5. Hijackthis entries:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [WinSpyKiller] C:\Program Files\WinSpyKiller\WinSpyKiller.exe