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BarbaraMum
06-01-2015,
How to remove SpywareQuaked and SpywareQuake (Removal Instructions)
What this program does: SpywareQuaked and SpywareQuake is a anti-spyware program that is known to issue fake warnings on your computer in order to manipulate you into buying its full commercial version. The program is generally installed by a Trojan that automatically downloads and installs the program. An image of the program is below:

bartnep
06-03-2015,
Tools Needed for this fix:

SmitFraudFix (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/smitfraudfix.php) (Automated Fix)
FixSQ.reg (http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/reg/FixSQ.reg) (Only needed for manual fix)

Symptoms in a HijackThis Log:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SpywareQuake] C:\Program Files\SpywareQuake\SpywareQuake.exe /h
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SpyQuake2.com] C:\Program Files\SpyQuake2.com\Spy-Quake2.exe /h
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SpywareQuaked] C:\Program Files\SpywareQuaked\SpywareQuaked.exe /h

Add/Remove Programs control panel entry: SpywareQuake (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/uninstall/1787/SpywareQuake.html)
SpywareQuake 2.0 (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/uninstall/1330/SpywareQuake-2.0.html)
SpywareQuake 2.1 (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/uninstall/1331/SpywareQuake-2.1.html)
SpyQuake2.com 2.3 (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/uninstall/1786/SpyQuake2.com-2.3.html)
SpywareQuaked 2.4 (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/uninstall/7124/SpywareQuaked-2.4.html) Guide Updates: 07/03/06 - Revised guide to include information on the new version SpyQuake2.com 2.3. Updated image, symptoms, and Add/Remove Programs entry of Spyware Quake to reflect new version as well
11/18/07 - Guide updated to include the new (?) variant SpywareQuaked

batmanst
06-05-2015,
Choose the removal method you would like to use:

Automated Removal (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/47826/how-to-remove-spywarequaked-and-spywarequake-removal-instructions/#automated) (Easier, but requires a working Internet connection.)
Manual Removal (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/47826/how-to-remove-spywarequaked-and-spywarequake-removal-instructions/#manual) (Should be used if automated method does not work.)

bbtnfjdwrd
06-06-2015,
Automated Removal Instructions for SpywareQuaked and SpywareQuake:

Print out these instructions as we will need to close every window that is open later in the fix.
Download SmitfraudFix.exe from here and save it to your desktop:

SmitFraudFix.exe (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/smitfraudfix.php)Confirm that the file SmitfraudFix.exe now resides on your desktop, but do not double-click on the icon as of yet. We will use it in later steps. The icon will look like the one below:

http://img.bleepingcomputer.com/swr-guides/smitfraudfix/sff-icon.gif


Next, please reboot your computer into Safe Mode (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/) by doing the following:

Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appear
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode.
When you are at the logon prompt, log in as the same user that you had performed the previous steps as.


When your computer has started in safe mode, and you see the desktop, close all open Windows.
Now, double-click on the SmitFraudfix icon that should be residing on your desktop.The icon will look like the one below:

bbgmmjicao
06-06-2015,
These steps may appear to be long and daunting. They are, though, quite easy to do and consist of so many steps only because I have written them in an extremely detailed manner.

Print out these instructions as we will need to close every window that is open later in the fix.
Download FixSQ.reg (http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/reg/FixSQ.reg) to your desktop by right clicking on the following link and then selecting Save Link As or Save File as, depending on your browser.

FixSQ.reg Download Link
(http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/reg/FixSQ.reg)
Confirm that the file FixSQ.reg now resides on your desktop as we will need it later.
Download SmitfraudFix.exe from here and save it to your desktop:

SmitFraudFix.exe (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/smitfraudfix.php)Confirm that the file SmitfraudFix.exe now resides on your desktop, but do not double-click on the icon as of yet. We will use it in later steps. The icon will look like the one below:

http://img.bleepingcomputer.com/swr-guides/smitfraudfix/sff-icon.gif


Go to your desktop and double click on the FixSQ.reg file that you downloaded earlier. When it asks if you would like to merge the information, press the Yes button and then the OKbutton.