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Danger level 8
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer

Spyware Stop

SpywareStop is a very malicious and deceptive rogue antispyware application.

SpywareStop makes use of malicious tricks in order to try to convince innocent victims that they have all types of threats running on their machines.

SpywareStop will then offer users the opportunity to buy a full version of SpywareStop, which promises to remove these threats. The truth of the matter is that the only real threat that is running on your machine is Spyware Stop itself which needs to be removed upon immediate detection.

SpywareStop may go by the following names:

• Spyware Stop

SpywareStop may display some of the following symptoms:

• Is your computers performance slower than usual?
• Are you receiving annoying pop ups?
• Are things changing on your machine, that you didn\'t change yourself?
• Do you see a scan report that has taken place, which you didn\'t start?
• Are you receiving fake scan report results?
• Is your computer generating scary system security notifications?
• Are you being asked to buy a full version in order to rectify these problems?
• Is your internet connection acting differently to usual?

In order to remove SpywareStop from your computer, it is imperative that you make use of a decent antispyware removal product that is able to both detect and automatically remove SpywareStop for you.

You can try the manual removal process, but you need to be warned that if you do something incorrectly, you run the risks of further damaging your computer.

It is extremely important to drop everything that you are doing and to concentrate entirely on removing SpywareStop from your machine.

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How to manually remove Spyware Stop

Files associated with Spyware Stop infection:


Spyware Stop processes to kill:


Remove Spyware Stop registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiSpyware Scanning Engine
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesAntiSpyware Scanning Engine
Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\Start Menu2\Programs\SpywareStop


  1. paul rick Jul 18, 2011

    Thank u i had this virus in my pc & after using your advise it has gone so

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