How to Remove Antispy Spider Virus From a Computer

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Antispy Spider Virus is a fake anti-spyware program.
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Antispy Spider Virus is a fake anti-spyware program. Antispy Spider Virus enters your computer via the Zlob or Vundo Trojan. Once on your computer, Antispy Spider Virus floods your computer with pop-ups telling you that your computer is infected with spyware. These pop-ups, which include the words “Antispy Spider,” provide a link to a program which the pop-ups claim will remove the spyware. Clicking on this link will only download additional spyware onto your computer. Remove Antispy Spider Virus completely by following the steps below.

Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete and click on the task manager's Processes tab.

Right click​ on AntiSpySpider.exe and select ​End Process​.

Close the Windows Task Manager.

Click Start​ and then type ​cmd​ into the Search Programs and Files box and press ​Enter​. The Windows Command Prompt opens.

Type the following commands (without the quotation marks) into the Windows Command Prompt. ​Press Enter​ after each command. These commands will remove the registry values and files associated with the Antispy Spider Virus.

"REG DELETE HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{66186F05-BBBB-4a39-864F-72D84615C679}" "REG DELETE HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{66186F05-BBBB-4a39-864F-72D84615C679}\InProcServer32 sockins32.dll ThreadingModel = Apartment" "REG DELETE HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{FFFFFFFF-BBBB-4146-86FD-A722E8AB3489} Microsoft copyright" "REG DELETE HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{FFFFFFFF-BBBB-4146-86FD-A722E8AB3489}\InprocServer32 = sockins32.dll ThreadingModel = Apartment" "REG DELETE HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\{66186F05-BBBB-4a39-864F-72D84615C679} Systray component Locale = EN" "REG DELETE StubPath = rundll32 sockins32.dll,InitModule" "REG DELETE IsInstalled = dword:00000001" "REG DELETE Version = 1,0,0,2" "REG DELETE HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad WebProxy = {66186F05-BBBB-4a39-864F-72D84615C679}" del AntiSpySpider.exe del sft.res del sockins32.dll del sockots64.dll

Restart your computer. The Antispy Spider Virus is now completely removed from your computer.