CWShredder v.2.19

CWShredder finds and destroys traces of CoolWebSearch. CoolWebSearch is a name given to a wide range of different browser hijackers. Though the code is very different between variants, they are all used to redirect users to coolwebsearch.com and other sites affiliated with its operators.The CoolWebSearch Trojan installs dozens of bookmarks, mostly to porn sites on your desktop; it also adds a toolbar to Internet Explorer and changes your home page without asking. Furthermore, it significantly slows down the performance of your PC, and introduces some modifications which cause Windows to freeze, crash or randomly reboot.More About CWShredder ?It was developed by a graduate student in the Netherlands who also maintained the software up until mid-Summer 2004. The software requires constant updating, because the CoolWebSearch spyware is being continuously being changed. The difficulty of removing CWS from a user's system has grown from slightly tricky in the first variant to virtually impossible for the latest few. Some of the variants even used methods of hiding and running themselves that had never been used before in any other spyware strains.What is the press saying about CWShredder?oPerhaps the most infamous adware purveyor is an elusive enterprise alternately known as CoolWWWSearch or CoolWebSearch. The company operates from computer servers in the United States as well as far-flung places like Russia, Britain, the Virgin Islands and Spain. It has developed adware that can change its name and its location on a hijacked computer several times a day - making it virtually impossible to track.o- (New York Times, September 19, 2004)oCoolWebSearch encompasses a wide family of browser hijacker spyware programs. This spyware is frequently updated, to avoid anti-spyware software from removing it. CWShredder is widely regarded as the only solution to effectively remove CoolWebSearch spyware.o- (PC Magazine, August 2004)oYou need a single-purpose solution like CWShredder for certain browser hijackers (BHOs).o- (Entrepreneur Magazine, September 2004)

CWShredder finds and destroys traces of ...

remove, hijack, browser, cool web search

 
  • CWShredder
  • 2.19
  • InterMute
  • Win 98, XP, 2000, 2003
  • Freeware
  • 522 Kb
  • 179
  • Free
 
 

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