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Jeffboi Rumbaoa

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any programs that will remove uninstall programs
« on: August 09, 2005, 09:47:21 PM »
Like I remove kazaa program my hard drive but the folder is still there! Can anyone help me by telling me of a program or software that I can download?  I try the delete the folder but it keeps on coming back!

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Re: any programs that will remove uninstall progra
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2005, 10:16:07 PM »
What is inside the folder? Have you scanned for viruses and Spyware?

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Re: any programs that will remove uninstall progra
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2005, 04:11:21 AM »
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Like I remove kazaa program my hard drive but the folder is still there! Can anyone help me by telling me of a program or software that I can download?  I try the delete the folder but it keeps on coming back!


It may also be in use by another Peer to Peer program. Are you using others?

After having uninstalled Kazaa, you should immediatly scan for Viruses, Trojan Horses and Spyware.

Virus scanners
AVG Free
-- Anti virus scanner
Trend Micro Housecall
-- Online anti virus scanner.

Anti spy/malware
Microsoft Antispyware
-- Anti spyware scanner. Windows XP Home and Professional only.
Spybot Search & Destroy
-- Anti spyware scanner
Adaware SE Personal
-- Anti spyware scanner

Firewalls
Use both a hardware and software firewall.
Be advised as dual software firewalls may cause problems


ZoneAlarm Free
-- Free firewall - more user friendly
Sygate Personal
-- Free firewall - more configuration options

Removal tools
The following files are not substitutes for the ones described above.
They are either diagnostic tools or removal tools for malware of a certain kind


HijackThis
-- Manual malware remover. Post the HijackThis log generated only if requested!
McAfee Stinger
-- Virus removal tool. No substitute for a fully functional virus scanner!
CWshredder
-- CoolWebSearch removal tool. Widely known and persistant Hijacker.