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Trend Micro Anti-Spyware

Remove CoolWebSearch Variants

SUMMARY: Use Trend Micro Anti-Spyware's build in CWShredder tool to help remove CoolWebSearch browser hijackers from your machine.

Trend Micro Anti-Spyware comes built-in with a feature called CWShredder, which removes many variants of the CoolWebSearch spyware, a well-known browser hijacker.

To see if you have such spyware on your machine and to try removing it, click the "CWShredder" button. A scan will be performed for all variants (as of June 16, 2005, the number is 53). Follow the prompts to remove variants if needed / desired.

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