CWShredder

CWShredder

Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 70 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    855,798
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 21, 2004
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    520KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    160
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #34 in Anti-Spyware
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4 stars

"Freeware!!!!"

March 31, 2006  |  By kkolpam

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

It detects many CWS but not this version and incredible quick scan.Remove CWS instantly.

Cons

3 stars rated if Shredder is not freeware because it does not detected all or even 95%CWS and cannot completely remove CWS,just temporary.

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5 stars

"Not bad at all"

March 06, 2006  |  By franklinmaharaj

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

This product is ONLY for CoolWWWsearch browser Hijacker, and it will destroy any sign of the destructive malware.

Cons

none so far... it should be able to remove other spyware...

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5 stars

"If you feel you might be infected with CoolWebSearch malware, TRY IT!!"

February 26, 2006  |  By Smoaky

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

GREAT little FREE program for detecting the CoolWebSearch malware and completly removing it.Quick scan of your system and a very simple interface anyone can use.

No one should be without this program in your arsenal of protection from all the nasties that can infect your PC. Very small footprint which is only 700k's in size.

Cons

Nothing

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5 stars

"InterMute has done nothing but improve this program..."

January 22, 2006  |  By CableguyTK

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

Its free.

It detects and removes a LOT of variants of the horrible CoolWebSearch malware.

Scan times are very quick.

Interface is minimalistic and gives you good information during the scans.

Lets you have the program send bad files ot the recycle bin instead of deleting them right away.

Cons

Could use some interface improvements here and there.

Would be nice to know what the program is doing on the system while it looks for different variants.

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2 stars

"Highly Overrated"

December 18, 2005  |  By i-Firefox

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

MIGHT be useful if I have CWS that my anti-spyware apps couln't remove.

Cons

It's supposed to find CWS and remove it or shred it like it's name suggest, whatever but Ad-Aware found 9 CWS items and CWShredder found a big fat 0! How can this tool be useful when it can't even detect CWS?

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5 stars

"Great item to have"

November 15, 2005  |  By JetBlackDeath

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

I would recomend this to everyone in here

Cons

No cons

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5 stars

"It is a good product for the space that it takes up."

November 09, 2005  |  By ajwaterbury

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

Cwshredder is what it is a removal program for CWS. Unfortunately it has had instances where it hasnt found every part in the registry. A good program to run with Cwshredder is Webroot Spysweeper. This program will scan every part of the registry and remove any remnants of CWS.

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4 stars

"Excellent Removal Tool"

November 05, 2005  |  By PFSullivan

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

Locates Spyware missed by other packages

Cons

I wish it contained more spyware signatures in the search

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2 stars

"poor outcome with v2.15 of this program"

September 17, 2005  |  By kevguth34

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

deletes some instances of CoolWWWSearch, but.....

Cons

Unfortunately, similar to the sediments of another user who posted comments here, this program is definitely subpar in that it does not remove all instances of CoolWWWSearch. After running the most updated version of spybot again, it detected CoolWWWSearch.Feat2Installer, CoolWWWSearch.Aff.Winshow, and CoolWWWSearch.Feat2DLL. There may be more instances on my system, but spybot got bogged down and I had to stop it prematurely.

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2 stars

"pretty useless- I'm infected with 8 variants of coowwwsearch, it detected NONE!"

July 17, 2005  |  By matt9b

 |  Version: CWShredder 2.1

Pros

none.

Cons

Did not detect any of the 8 variants of coolwwwsearch adware which spybot detected on my machine. Spybot cannot remove them.. this CWshredder is DEDICATED to coolwwwsearch so I'd expect it to be flawless at what it does.. but no. It's a shame there isn't one big adaware company that has created software to kill ALL adware and I mean ALL, not miss a few here and there but kills everything guaranteed. Dang it I have panda, adaware, spybot, adremover, adkiller, and I'm still loosing the fight with adware. On to google to search for the next software to try and get rid of these coolwwwsearch infections now..

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher InterMute
Publisher web site http://www.intermute.com/
Release Date December 21, 2004
Date Added December 21, 2004
Version 2.1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 520KB
File Name cwshredder.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 855,798
Downloads Last Week 160
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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