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AVG Anti-Spyware (formerly ewido) Trial
« on: August 06, 2005, 08:49:04 PM »
A. Download AVG Anti-Spyware from HERE.  Save the file to your desktop so  you can locate it.
  • Double-click the AVG Anti-Spyware icon on the desktop launch the set up program. 
  • The installation will require a restart of the computer.
B. Launch AVG Anti-Spyware to update to the latest definition files.
  • On the main screen select the "Update" icon
  • Click "Start Update".  The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.
  • If you have problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update AVG Anti-Spyware --   ewido manual updates
C. AVG Anti-Spyware Settings
  • Select the "Scanner" icon at the top of the screen, then select the "Settings" tab.
  • In the Settings screen click "Recommended actions" and then select "Quarantine".
  • Under "Reports"
    • Select "Automatically generate report after every scan"
    • DE-Select "Only if threats were found"
D.  Scanning and system cleanng. 
  • Close AVG Anti-Spyware and reboot your computer into Safe Mode.
  • Lauch ewido-anti-spyware by double-clicking the icon on the desktop. IMPORTANT: Do not open any other windows or programs while ewido is scanning, it may interfere with the scanning proccess.
  • Select the "Scanner" icon at the top and then the "Scan" tab then click on "Complete System Scan"
  • AVG Anti-Spyware will now begin the scanning process.  Be patient as this may take a little time.
  • While scanning, ewido will list any infections found on the left side.
  • When the scan is completed, the recommended action should be set to Quarantine.  If not click Recommended Action and set it there. Click the Apply all actions button. AVG Anti-Spyware will display "All actions have been applied" on the right side.
  • Click on "Save Report", then "Save Report As".  This will create a text file.  Make sure you know where to find this file again (like on the Desktop).
  • Close AVG Anti-Spyware.

Revised 30Jul06


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Re: ewido anti-spyware Trial
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2006, 01:22:24 PM »
ewido instructions updated. 

Safe Mode is generally suggested for heavily infected machines.  Whether scanning in Safe Mode or Normal Mode, it is recommended that all other windows/programs be closed.


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