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Trend Micro Anti-Spyware
Help and Tips

Trend Micro Anti-Spyware can help remove spyware, adware, and other malware from your machine and protect your privacy.


#1: Report New Spyware Threats to Trend Micro
Alert Trend Micro of suspicious spyware activity to help improve the quality of the Anti-Spyware product.

#2: Check for Definition Updates
Manually check Trend Micro's website to see if updated definitions for Anti-Spyware exist.

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

#4: Play Sounds When Spyware is Found
Hear an alert whenever Trend Micro Anti-Spyware finds pests on your machine.

#5: Scan System on Windows Startup
Ask Trend Micro Anti-Spyware to scan for malware every time you boot your machine.

#6: Clear Your Computer's History and Cookies
Remove potential privacy violations with Trend Micro Anti-Spyware.

#7: View Task Log
Display a log of recent Trend Micro Anti-Spyware activity to help determine if a pattern of found spyware exists.

#8: Disable Venus Spy Trap
Disable Trend Micro's automatic spyware protection if it interferes with your normal computer activities.

#9: Faster Scanning Regardless of CPU Usage
Configure Trend Micro Anti-Spyware to scan your machine for spyware, adware, and other malware as fast as possible.

#10: Perform a Customized Scan
Perform quicker spyware scans by examining only the items on your computer that you think are most susceptible to attacks.

#11: Restore Deleted Items
Accidentally remove a suspicious piece of software on your computer and need to re-enable it?

#12: Disable the Splash Screen
Prevent Trend Micro AntiSpyware from advertising itself when the software starts.

#13: Download Trend Micro Anti-Spyware to Remove Malware
Learn how to download and install Trend Micro Anti-Spyware to help remove malware from your machine.

#14: Enable or Disable Automatic Definition Updates
Toggle Trend Micro Anti-Spyware's automatic retrieval of definition updates.

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