Tutorial and Guide Spyware Doctor


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  1. Tutorial et Guide Spyware Doctor
    1. Installation
    2. First start of Spyware Doctor
    3. Scan your computer
    4. Tools
    5. Settings
    6. Liens


You can download Spyware Doctor from this download page
This version is currently in beta version, which means that it is not finalized, it is not currently advised to use it.
You must also register to download this version.

  • Execute the freshly downloaded file
  • Welcome to the installation program, click on the button following to go to the next step

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  • You must then accept the license to use, Click on the button I accept the terms of the contract
  • Click on the button following to go to the next step

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  • You must indicate in which folder Spyware Doctor will be installed, by default it offers you the folder C:Program FilesSpywrare Doctor
  • You can modify this path using the button Browse
  • Click on the button following to go to the next step

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  • The installation wizard then asks you, if you want to activate Spyware Doctor protection when Windows starts, if you wish, leave the option Activate Spyware Doctor protection when Windows starts checked.
  • Click on the button following to go to the next step

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  • When the copying of files is finished, you get the window below.

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  • Once the copy is finished, click on the button Finish.
  • The installation will be completed and the Smart Update wizard will launch.

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  • Click on the button following to go to the next step

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  • You must select the items to update.
  • Click on the button following to go to the next step

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  • When the update is finished, click on the button Finish.

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First start of Spyware Doctor

You can start ewido from the Start menu / Programs / Spyware Doctor / Spyware Doctor
The interface is simple, since it is presented with vertical tabs on the left and in the central part the menus.

On the main window you can view the general information (guard activated, product version, signature version, last scan performed, etc.).

Note that you can launch an update at any time from the button Smart Update top right.

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To start a scan of your computer, simply click on the Start Scan button on the left.
You will then have the choice between one:

  • A quick scan that scans only the parts of the computer that can host malware
  • A complete scan that scans all parts of the computer
  • A custom scan where you choose what Spyware Doctor should scan.

In the right part a progress bar indicates the progress of the scan.
Below, the number of elements scanned and detected is indicated.

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At the end of the scan, the detected elements appear in the form of a list with a description on the right.
All items are automatically checked.
Note that you can from the option Create a system restore point, as the name suggests creating a recovery point, this can be useful to prevent various malfunctions following the eradication of malware.

Click on Repair and continue to start removing the checked malware.

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From this menu, you will find the tools installed by Smart Update.
For the moment, only one tool is available: Spyware Doctor Network
The latter makes it possible to send syspect files to the software editor so that the latter verifies the integrity of the latter.
If the file is malware, it will be added to the virus definition of the software.

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The OnGuard

The Guard protects you from threats, it constantly scans the files you open to determine if the file is a threat. Here is the list of protections:

  • Startup Guard : Checks the programs that launch when Windows starts.
  • Cookies Guard: protects you from tracking cookies
  • Exploit Guard : protects programs from security breaches and their vulnerabilities against malicious activities.
  • Browser Guard: protects Internet Explorer from Hijackers (modifies browser settings with malware).
  • Immunizer : Immunize your computer against the latest ActiveX threats.
  • IM Guard : Protects instant messaging (MSN messenger) clients against malicious URLs.
  • Keylogger Guard : protects your computer from malicious programs which aim to recover your passwords and bank codes.
  • Network Guard : prevents malware from modifying your network parameters (DNS, HOSTS files) and inserting LSPs.
  • Popup Blocker : blocks popup windows when you surf the net.
  • Process Guard : checks the programs started and stops them in case it is malicious.
  • Scheduler : allows you to schedule different scans at specific times / dates.
  • Site Guard : warns you when you arrive on suspicious sites, this includes spoofing.


This part allows you to customize the settings of Spywares Doctor.
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Official documentation (in English)

If you still have problems, come post your questions on the forum

Secure your computer and know the threats
Guide de suppression des malwares (SpySherrif, Spyaxe, SpywareStrike, Winbound, etc..)
Specific Spyware / Malware removal tools
Other anti-spyware tutorials


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