The ‘Windows security’ Archives
Posted August 2, 2006 by

How to Prevent Windows XP Users from Writing to USB Drives

USB drives are handy tools. However, in some instances, allowing other users to write onto these devices from your PC might not be a good idea. This is especially true when working with highly confidential data or intellectual property at work. Users of Windows XP with Service Pack 2 installed can disable writing to USB […]

Category Windows security

Posted April 29, 2006 by

How to Install Daemon Tools without Spyware/Adware

The latest version of Daemon Tools contains evil. Here is how to install this nice program without the spyware.

Category Windows spyware

Posted November 29, 2005 by

How to Remove the Sony Rootkit XCP Uninstaller

The Sony rootkit creates a security problem on your system. Sony’s rootkit uninstaller installs software that can make your system vulnerable to security exploits as well. Here is how to remove the uninstaller.

Category Windows spyware

Posted October 31, 2005 by

AIM Virus/Trojan: How to Remove lockx.exe Rootkit

The new AIM virus/Trojan installs the lockx.exe rootkit. The following tutorial describes how to uninstall it.

Category Windows spyware

Posted January 27, 2005 by

Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware: Critical Error 101

As the use of Microsoft’s new Beta antispyware increases, many users are reporting this error. Here are some hints for working around it.

Category Windows spyware

Posted January 27, 2005 by

Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware: Expires July 2005 Message

Non-English systems commonly report this error.

Category Windows spyware

Posted December 7, 2004 by

Bloodhound.Exploit.6 False Positive Found by Antivirus in Forums and Hijack Logs

Symantec antivirus will have a common false positive if a web page contains a particular type of text which is common in HijackThis logs. This tech-recipe explains and duplicates this positive positive.

Category Windows spyware

Posted November 26, 2004 by

Access Denied — How to Delete Protected or Spyware Files

When trying to delete spyware files, users will often get errors. Here is how to overcome the spyware’s protection over these files.

Category Windows spyware

Posted November 4, 2004 by

Web Page Cannot Be Displayed After Removing Spyware

Spyware and spyware removal often will break your Internet connection. This tutorial contains some tips for correcting this issue.

Category Windows spyware

Posted October 29, 2004 by

How to Use Hijack This to Clean Spyware From Your System

Hijack This is a powerful tool against spyware. The following Tech-Recipes tutorial contains some useful hints for using it.

Category Windows spyware