Free CoolWebSearch killer available again

Anyone who’s ever been infected with any of the dozens of variants of the Spyware program CoolWebSearch knows how difficult it is to remove from your PC. In fact, the only practical way to do it has been to use the free tool CWShredder. Unfortunately, some months back the developer Merijn Bellekom had to stop updating CWShredder. The latest news is that it has been acquired by security company InterMute for incorporation into their own product SpySubstract Pro. The good news is that they are going to make a free version available and it will be continually updated to include the latest variants. Freeware, 320KB.

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