best spyware program

Posted on 2006-05-14
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
My wife just fell victim to the spyware sheriff and even went a further step and paid for the download w/credit card.  I had her stop payment and removed the culprit. question is what is a good spyware program that will get rid of all the spyware sheriff stuff that keeps popping up and also cleanout all the other rogue spyware.  Thanks
Question by:zubin6220
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    Accepted Solution

    This link gives you instructions for removing Spware Sheriff using either Adaware or SpyBot - both of which can be downloaded for free:

    From experience I would happily recommend Adaware and Spybot. Personally though I also really like Microsoft Windows Defender:


    Hope that this works for you.
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    Pls check this link:

    For the future, I would suggest installing Windows Defender from:

    it is free and works fairly well. Also, be careful what links and pop-ups you click on - that is the best protection...
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    Expert Comment

    Greetings, zubin6220 !

    Use SmitFraudFix to remove Spy Sheriff

    Follow the instructions here:  

    Best wishes!

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