How to Transfer Webroot Spyware From an Old Computer to a New Laptop

By J.S. Copper

Webroot Spy Sweeper is an anti-spyware application used to detect spyware, adware and malware on your computer. Spy Sweeper sells the application as a yearly subscription, which you can buy up to three years at a time. If you decide to upgrade to a new laptop within that period, you can easily transfer your Webroot Spy Sweeper subscription to the computer by requesting a new download.

Visit the Webroot Reinstall Request form on the Webroot site.

Select your product from the drop-down menu. Enter your last name and email address. Place a check in the box labeled "I need Webroot to email my keycode." Click "Get Updates."

Log in to your email on the new laptop. The email sent to you will contain a link to download the Webroot Spy Sweeper application. Follow the instructions contained within the email to download the application installer and reinstall Webroot Spy Sweeper with your existing software license.