Spybot Search & Destroy Walkthrough
How to Use Spybot - Search & Destroy
Double click on the Spybot - Search & Destroy icon, which
should be located on your desktop.
You will now see a dialog box that says Legal Stuff
If you dont want to see this box each time you open Spybot, put
a tick in the box Don't show this message again
Then click OK
To update Spybot, click on the Update button on
the left hand side of the screen, then click on Search for
Updates at the top of the screen.
If any updates are found, they will be listed on the bottom
half of the screen.
Right click on the name of one of the updates, then click Select
Click on Download Updates on the top right hand
side of the screen
**Note** You need to be connected to the internet to do the update.
To start the scan, click on the Search & Destroy icon on the left hand side of the screen, then click on Check
This will now start the Spybot scan.
Note: The scan can take as little as a few minutes
to several hours to do the scan. This is due to hard drive size,
problems, age of your computer etc.
Once the scan has completed, you will see the results at the bottom
of the screen.
To remove the Spyware found, click on Fix selected problems at the top of the screen
If you have Windows ME or Windows XP install, Spybot will automatically
create a System Restore Point.
This window will automatically disappear when it has finished creating
the restore point.
You should now see the Delete Confirmation box. Click on Yes to remove the objects selected.
Once all the objects have been removed, click on the OK button.
You can now close the program
We recommend that you run the Spybot scan every week.