The program allows the manual removal of spyware infections. It’s a specialized effective cleaning tool, which is useful compared to other malware and spyware removers. After Combofix finished, a report will be created. You can use this report to search and remove infections which are not automatically removed.
Combofix is designed for advanced users, system administrators and computer technicians; it is not to be used by beginners, because it can cause serious damage to your computer, to the point where the system can become unbootable. In other words, Combofix can return the best and furthermore, the safest results only if in the right hands.
Although it performs such a complex task and should be handled with the utmost care, it isn’t difficult to accommodate it on the system. In addition, it creates a backup of the registry, as well as a system, restores point, in case of crashes occur.
Please note that during the scan/cleaning process, Combofix deletes files from three locations, namely Recycle Bin, Temporary Internet Files and the Temp Folder; a wise move would be to backup this type of data before you run the application.
The scan process takes about ten minutes if infections are minor, but may extend to a much larger time frame if the computer is populated with severe threats. One of the greatest advantages of Combofix is its ability to detect combinations of common spyware and malware threats, leaving your computer clean from the first run.
Normally, the infections are cleaned automatically; however, if it turns out that the threats can’t be cleaned with Combofix, advanced users can study the log file that holds information about each malware item and attempts a manual removal with a different utility.
How to Use Combofix:
Disable or close all anti-spyware, anti-malware, anti-virus real-time protection
Download (Download) the latest official program (4.1mb) save to your desktop
Close all of the software, programs running on your computer
Double click and start Combofix.exe on your computer desktop
When freeware finished, it will create logs for you