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It's best to update your spyware scanner or even try a new one if the scanner hangs.
I tried to run Spybot, got 3/4 done and then it hung up on file called WhenU.SaveNow. It will not go farther and I cannot get out by closing the window or by task manager. It shows an error and wants to know if I want to send it to microsoft. Anyway, I have to shut the computer off. Sometimes even that doesn't work and I have to unplug it.
Dang, spyware's been getting nasty. Spyware scanners sometimes hang or fail to detect everything. This is just another case. Here are the steps I'd take:
The bottom line is that spyware is probably the internet's greatest growing threat. Make sure you're doing all you can to protect yourself.
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