Imenent spyware on my system needs to be removed

  • 13 March 2015
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I am using windows XP home edition and am a webroot usesr.
 
I have a spyware called imenent that needs to be removed HELP

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Hello
 
Try scan in safe mode with networking
Can you run a deep scan in Safe Mode with Networking the instructions on how to do so are shown below. 
 
1. Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking. For instructions on starting in Safe Mode with Networking
http://www5.nohold.net/Webroot/Loginr.aspx?pid=12&login=1&app=vw&solutionid=68
2. Open Webroot SecureAnywhere from the tray, start menu or desktop icon.
3. Click on the cog icon next to 'PC Security'. http://www.webroot.com/En_US/SecureAnywhere/PC/WSA_PC_Help.htm#C2_Scanning/CH2e_Defining_Custom_Scan...
4. Open the 'Scan & Shields' tab.
5. Click the 'Custom Scan' button.
6. The default scan option is 'Deep'. Click Scan.
 
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Virus Removal Options
https://community.webroot.com/t5/Webroot-SecureAnywhere-Antivirus/Virus-Removal-Options/ta-p/54074
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How to Remove Potentially Unwanted Applications
https://community.webroot.com/t5/Techie-KB/How-to-Remove-Potentially-Unwanted-Applications/ta-p/40744
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Removal Guide for Iminent Toolbar

Windows Vista & Windows 7
1. Open Start Menu
2. Go to Control Panel.
3.Click Uninstall a program
4. Select Iminent and IMinent Toolbar
5. Remove it.


Windows XP


1. Open Start Menu.
2. Go to Control Panel
3. Add or Remove Programs.
3. Select Iminent and IMinent Toolbar
4. Remove it.

How to remove Iminent Toolbar from browser
 
For Internet Explorer


1. Press Alt+X
2. Go to Manage add-ons.
3. Remove IMinent Toolbar from Extensions.
4. Exit Add-ons menu
5. Press Alt+X again.
6. Go to Internet Options.
7. Under General tab delete search.iminent.com next to Home page section.
8. Enter a home page address you like and click OK and exit the menu.
9. Press Alt+X and Go back to Manage add-ons.
10. Remove search.iminent.com from the Search Providers list.


For Mozilla Firefox


1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A.
2. Disable and remove Iminent and IMinent toolbar from the Extensions list.
3. Close the tab.
4. Click Firefox button and go to Options.
5. Under General tab, delete search.iminent.com.
6. Enter a home page address you like and save changes. Exit the menu.
7. Click the search bar at the top right corner and press F4.
8. Select Manage search engines...
9. Remove search.iminent.com from the list and save changes.


Google Chrome
1. Press Alt+F
2. Go to Tools --> Extensions.
3. Remove Iminent from the extensions list.
4. Click Settings right below Extensions and press Set pages under "On startup".
5. Remove search.iminent.com from the list.
6. Enter the domain name you like and click OK.
7. Back in Settings, click Manage search engines... under Search.
8. Remove search.iminent.com from the search engine list.
9. Enter the default search engine address you prefer and save changes
 via answers.microsoft.com
 
If this does not helps:
The best thing to do is to Open a Support Ticketand ask Webroot Support to take a look and remove this for you.  There is no charge for this if you are a WSA license holder, with a current subscription.
 

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