SmitRem Tutorial

What is SmitRem?
SmitRem is a standalone scanner designed to remove some specific spyware/adware listed below. It does not take the place or antivirus software or spyware removal software such as Norton Antivirus or Ad-Aware SE. SmitRem only scans for specific threats built into the program. With that being said, it does a marvelous job removing the threats it is supposed to remove.

SmitRem is a set of command line utilities, batch files, and special utilities developed by one of the fellows at Geekstogo.com known as only as noahdfear. If this utility helps you please visit his listed below and donate a buck or two via Paypal. He has worked hard on this utility and its definitely saved people hundreds of hours when trying to remove these threats. His site is:

http://noahdfear.geekstogo.com/

What Threats does SmitRem Help Remove?

As of the last revision of Smitrem (version 2.8), it removes the following problem software:

Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smitfraud.c, AntiVirusGold, Crystalys media, PSGuard, Search Maid, Security IGuard, Security Toolbar, SpyAxe, SpySheriff, SpyTrooper, SpywareStrike, Video iCodec, Virtual Maid, and Winhound. It also helps fight the Bloodhound.W32.EP virus.

Where Can I Download SmitRem?

You can download SmitRem from the author's website at:

http://noahdfear.geekstogo.com/

How Do I Install and Run Smitrem?

Follow the step by step instructions below to run SmitRem on your computer.

1) Download Smitrem from the link above to your desktop.

2) Double-click on the SmitRem.exe file on your desktop

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3) Install the files to a SmitRem folder on your desktop, then restart the computer in Safe Mode to ensure files will be removed properly.

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4) Double-click on the SmitRem folder on your desktop and then double-click on RunThis.bat to start the procedure

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5) Read through and follow the instructions on each screen, pressing the space bar to proceed

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Press any key to see the next screen

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SmitRem will remove temporary files as well, press any key to proceed.

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Close All Windows and press any key

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It will run a Spyaxe removal procedure when you press any key to continue

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Then it will try to detect WinHound when you press any key

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Next, it will try to remove SpywareStrike when you continue

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Now it will cleanup any other bad files it has in its database

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Finally, it will run the Disk Cleanup Wizard to remove temporary files

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SmitRem is now finished with its cleanup, restart your computer in Normal Mode or continue with any other spyware/adware removal procedures in Safe Mode and then Restart.


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