What s the best adware/malware/virus remover that is free?

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All of these are free.

You didn't give much info so here is a generic answer. This will cover checking for adware, junkware, viruses and how to get rid of them. If worse comes to worse how to recover your files and reset the the puter back to factory settings.

This program gets rid of most adware and browser hijackers.


This program gets rid of most of the junkware. If you use this program, be careful if you have a toolbar that you want to keep.


If they do not remove it then scan for viruses. It is important to run both ESET and Malwarebytes, what one might miss the other will catch.

First try Malwarebytes in safe mode. Make a bookmark of the link below or make a shortcut to it on your desktop.


The link below show how to start Windows in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking.


When it boots to the desktop then click the the bookmark or shortcut you made. Download and install the free version and do a complete deep scan of your system. If it finds anything and it can not stop and delete it you will need RKIll to kill it.

If Malwarebytes does not find anything then try ESET online scanner to check for a virus. The first link is the online scanner. You need to USE IE while in the safe mode with networking to run it. The second link explains it.





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