How to Get Rid of Gator Spyware
Gator is a unique spyware that is automatically installed in your computer. This spyware was programmed by a group of Media Software Company that is located in Redwood City in California. This is capable of remembering passwords, username, and other information. It also has the ability to keep track of every websites that you visit thus having knowledge on your browsing habits. It has become the most widespread advertising parasite on the internet. It will come as a pop up advertisements and from there they would be able to get bits and pieces of information.
Simply deleting Gator spyware won’t do the trick. Remember, this is a spyware and is not like any other programs. Here are a few tips to help you get rid of gators:
Remove it manually
Before anything else, you have to know that modifying your registry or system files can possibly lead your system to be unusable in case of any errors. So make sure that you are fully aware of what you are doing.
First step is close the existing Gator software by right-clicking the icon which is locates in the system tray. Select and click exit. Second step would be to remove the Gator software from the Add/Remove Program option. All you have to do is to click on the Stat Menu then click on Control Panel then look for Add/Remove Programs. From there, you will see a list of all the programs that you currently have. Click the Gator Software then click Remove. Last step would to remove the user information from the Registry. For that, you have to check the box that says ‘Delete User Information’. Then exit from that by clicking Exit.
Download anti-spy software
You just have to go to Google and find the latest anti spy software. After the downloading process, there will be series of instructions for you to follow. Don’t worry as you will be properly guided. You will just have to run some software and save it in your computer. Spy Sweeper is a reliable anti spy software.
Hire a computer technician
If you are not so sure on what to do, don’t hesitate to call a computer expert. This may cost you a couple of dollars but it can save you from the hassle that this may bring you. Also, you will be sure that your computer is in safe hands.