Besides scanning for and removing spyware, McAfee AntiSpyware has auto-prevention mechanisms that help prevent spyware and adware from installing and running in the first place.
#1: Remove Previously Trusted Programs
Force McAfee AntiSpyware to once again detect programs you once trusted.
#2: Schedule a Spyware Scan
Schedule automatic malware scans with McAfee AntiSpyware. Scan every day, whenever there is idle computing time, once a month, or choose other options.
#3: Perform a Scan
Performing malware scans with McAfee AntiSpyware and removing or ignoring found items.
#4: Disable AutoProtect
Keep McAfee AntiSpyware's AutoProtect from taking up valuable CPU time and draining your laptop's battery.
#5: Remove Recent Events Sooner
Keep an extended log of McAfee AntiSpyware events, or virtually eliminate it for privacy reasons.
#6: Update McAfee AntiSpyware Manually
Keep McAfee AntiSpyware up-to-date so it can better handle new malware threats.
#7: Change the Type of Scan to Perform
Customize the drives McAfee AntiSpyware scans for malware.
#8: Restore an Item Accidentally Removed
Recover programs and settings accidentally changed by McAfee AntiSpyware.
#9: Download a Trial of McAfee AntiSpyware
Download McAfee AntiSpyware, an application that can help prevent malware from being installed on your machine.
#10: View a Log of Recent Activity
Display a report of recent spyware and update activity in McAfee AntiSpyware.
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