Spyware is a kind of malicious software that is designed to collect user information without their knowledge. It is installed automatically on your computer when you click the link sent on your email or access the webpage that contains the malicious content.
There are many anti-spyware applications that are designed to protect your computer from spyware. WebrootSecureAnywhere is also one among them, and it comes with the anti-spyware feature. This easy-to-use application also offers a lightning-fast scan that protects your computer from identity theft and more.
The below section explains how to download, install and use the Webroot Anti-spyware software on your computer.
*Note: The following instructions are suitable only for Windows OS computers.
Download Webroot Anti-spyware software
Step 1:Access the WebrootSecureAnywhere software’s official support page.
Step 2:Select the OS type as Windows if necessary.
Step 3:Click the Download or Download Now button.
Step 4:Once the software file is downloaded, the installation window opens automatically.
Step 5:Now, in the opened window, type the license key or keycode of your product in the given field and click the Agree and Install button. (Note: If you wish to view and change the installation type, click the Installation Options button below "Help me find my keycode.").
Step 6:When prompted, click the Yes button and register your product by following the on-screen instructions.
Scan your computer for spyware
Step 1:Double-click on the WebrootSecureAnywhere application icon to open it.
Step 2:On the main screen, locate the PC Security option and click the Gear icon beside it.
Step 3:Click the “Scan & Shields” tab, followed by the Custom Scan button.
Step 4:Now, a dialog box named “Customized Scan” will open.
Step 5:Select the Quick, Full, Deep, or Custom option by clicking the radio button beside it.
Step 6:After selecting the scan option, click the Start Scan button.
Step 7:Once the scanning is done, the detected malicious files will be displayed on the screen.
Step 8:Remove them by following the suggestions displayed on the same screen.
To know more about Webroot anti-spyware, contact us.