How to Find Keylogger Spyware Hidden on Your Computer

Keylogger spyware can be really dangerous, allowing people to access your passwords and usernames. This is one of the easiest ways for people to gain access to your personal information. You should never download anything from a source which is unreputable. But sometimes it's impossible to avoid, especially on Windows machines running Internet Explorer. Nevertheless, you can find and eradicate keylogger spyware.

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Download an anti-malware program, such as Ad-Aware Free Internet Security (lavasoft.com/products/ad_aware_free.php), Spybot (spybot.com) and IObit Malware Fighter (http://download.CNET.com/IObit-Malware-Fighter/3000-8022_4-10967594.html?tag=mncol;7). This is a free program that you could determine whether a keylogger spyware program is hidden on your computer.

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Double-click on the file to start the installation process.

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Run the anti-malware application and scan your hard drive to identify hidden keylogger spyware on your computer. The scan results will display listings that are critical and non-critical. You should delete files that are critical. Non-critical files are simply files which track what your computer has done. They aren't malicious but can be safely removed.

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Instead of sifting through the list, you can select the option to remove all listings, which will also find and remove keylogger spyware on your computer.