How to use Combofix

 
Combofix is a freeware portable application created by sUBs, it was designed to scan a computer for known malware & spyware and, if found, attempt to automatically clean the infection. It 's a effective cleaning tool, which is useful compared to other malware and spyware removers. I use this application very frequently in removing nasty Antivirus 2008 and its variants. In addition it also shows you a log files that you can use to search and remove infections which are not automatically removed.

Malware, short for malicious software, is software designed to infiltrate a computer system without the owner's informed consent. The expression is a general term used by computer professionals to mean a variety of forms of hostile, intrusive, or annoying software or program code. -Wikipedia
Spyware is a type of malware that can be installed on computers  and collects little bits of information at a time about users without their knowledge. The presence of spyware is typically hidden from the user, and can be difficult to detect.

How to use combofix:
  • Disable or Close all anti-spyware, anti-malware, antivirus, real-time protection, which may affect ComboFix.
  • Close all running programs of your computer
  • Double click ComboFix.exe on you desktop
  • When Combofix finished, it will create logs for you. 

You can download Combofix Here.
A detailed usage instructions can be found on the official site.

Warning: ComboFix is extremely powerful , You should not run ComboFix.exe unless you know what you are doing. Use ComboFix at your own risk. 
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