Do you know what VsSpy is?
VsSpy sounds like it could be something malicious in nature because of its short name that really does not make any since. VsSpy use to be considered as a legitimate spyware removal tool but it is now classified as a rogue anti-spyware program. VsSpy is normally downloaded manually by computer users seeking a spyware removal tool. To their surprise after downloading VsSpy, computer users find out that it does not actually remove spyware.
VsSpy prompts computer users to purchase a full licensed version of VsSpy in order to remove the parasites in the bogus scan that it performs.
In non-techie terms: VsSpy and the VsSpy.com website are designed to ultimately take your money in return for a usless program. VsSpy and VsSpy.com cannot be trusted. You should not download or purchase VsSpy under any circumstances. It is recommended that you avoid visiting the VsSpy.com at all costs.
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VsSpy Automatic Removal Instructions
VsSpy Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. VsSpy manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that VsSpy will be removed completely. So read the VsSpy removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall VsSpy Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall VsSpy if found.
- To stop VsSpy processes (view process removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type taskmgr. The click the Processes tab and you'll see a list of running processes.
Search and stop these VsSpy processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
- Remove VsSpy Directories.
To find VsSpy directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following VsSpy directories:
Right-click on the VsSpy folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder [NAME OF FOLDER] and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting [FOLDERNAME] could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove VsSpy icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the VsSpy manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your VsSpy problems. If you want to contribute to this article, post your comment below.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that VsSpy will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.