Windows - Running AdwCleaner

ADWCleaner is an application used to remove adware from your Windows computer. This document gives the specific instructions for running AdwCleaner. Click here to download AdwCleaner.

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  1. Run the AdwCleaner application and select Yes to any administrative prompts.

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  3. After reading the terms and conditions at your discretion, select I Agree.

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  5. After AdwCleaner has opened select Scan.

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  7. Once the scan is complete, check that all files are selected then press Cleaning and then OK.

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  9. Select OK to finish the process, you will need to restart your computer.

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  11. Press OK to initiate the restart.

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Keywords:remove viruses malware adware spyware rootkit trojan worm os windows virus adwcleaner   Doc ID:59355
Owner:Ray S.Group:DoIT Tech Store
Created:2016-01-06 11:27 CDTUpdated:2018-10-10 15:46 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store
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