I tried to run Spybot, got 3/4 done and then it hung up on file
called WhenU.SaveNow. It will not go farther and I cannot get out by closing
the window or by task manager. It shows an error and wants to know if I want to
send it to microsoft. Anyway, I have to shut the computer off. Sometimes even
that doesn’t work and I have to unplug it.
Dang, spyware’s been getting nasty. Spyware scanners sometimes hang or fail to detect everything. This is just another case. Here are the
steps I’d take:
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2 comments on “What do I do if my spyware scanner hangs?”
Try booting in safe mode and running spybot in safe mode .Then Shutdown and reboot normal, then re-running spybot again. Then run ad-aware after that. I had several computers do that and running spyware cleaners in safe mode fixes that problem.
Uninstall when u save now from add remove programmes.(it is a spyware)also remove any files related to whenusave now from C;programme files and then run a scan.