Category Archives: Removal Tools

AdwCleaner – One-Click Malware and Toolbar Removal

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AdwCleaner is a small, portable and freeware program that can easily remove stubborn toolbars and other malware from your client’s computer. As a technician, you may have encountered a client with an endless sea of browser toolbars and add-ons that they never used or even meant to install, but came …

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AppCleaner – Thoroughly Uninstall Unwanted Mac Apps

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AppCleaner is a small, portable and freeware software that can thoroughly uninstall unwanted applications on your client’s Mac. Despite what Apple has said about removing apps from their Operating System, and that it can be done simply by dragging the application icon to the trash, it may still leave remnants …

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FileASSASSIN – Quickly Eradicate Locked Files

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FileASSASSIN by Malwarebytes is a small, portable and freeware application that can quickly and easily eradicate any type of locked files from your client’s computer. When trying to remove a virus or other locked file from your client’s computer, it can be difficult, and error messages appear frequently. FileASSASSIN can …

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GeekUninstaller – Efficient Uninstallation of Stubborn Windows Programs

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GeekUninstaller is a small, portable and freeware application designed to help you remove troublesome software from your client’s computer. Microsoft did an adequate job with their default Add/Remove Programs feature, and in many cases, it is sufficient for removing a lot of software your client doesn’t need, but what happens …

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Eraser – Secure and Permanent Data Removal

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Eraser is a data wiping tool that securely and permanently deletes files through a multi-step process. In addition to removing files from data tables within your operating system, Eraser will write over your deleted files with special patterns designed to completely and permanently obliterate anything you delete. Eraser even features …

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D7 – Computer Repair Multi Tool

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D7 is a small, portable application designed to aid in many computer repair related tasks and provide a uniform procedure for technicians to follow by automation. D7 has multiple functions such as being an interface to quickly go to various system areas such as the system file checker. It also …

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.NET Framework Cleanup Utility – Repair Tool of the Week

“.NET Framework Cleanup Utility” is a small, portable and freeware application designed to remove selected versions of the .NET Framework from a computer. It is intended to be used when the install, uninstall, repair or patching of the .NET Framework will not work correctly. When this cleanup tool is run, …

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AppRemover – Repair Tool of the Week

AppRemover is a small, free and portable utility designed to be a single removal tool for a huge list of security products. It can remove products made by Avast!, AVG, Avira, BullGuard, CA, ClamWin, ESET, F-Secure, Kaspersky, Lavasoft, McAfee, Microsoft, Norman, Panda, Sophos, Symantec, TrendMicro, TrustPort, Webroot and many more.

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Zone Alarm Removal Tool – Repair Tool of the Week

Zone Alarm is a well known internet security package and most of the time it works fairly well. However, because this application has to sink its hooks deep into a Windows to protect the operating system, it can cause serious problems when the application does not uninstall correctly. It seems, …

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Adobe Flash Uninstaller – Repair Tool of the Week

Adobe Flash Uninstaller is a small, portable application designed to forcefully remove all versions Adobe Flash. While this tool isn’t particularly exciting, it has come in handy a few times on computer repair jobs. The last time I had to use it I had a client who couldn’t play Youtube …

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