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Below are step by step instructions to remove DesktopDetective from your computer.
Note: This process is difficult and is not recommend unless you are an expert in this field. The manual process is also dangerous as the removal process requires you to access and edit sensitive files in the registry of your machine and run the risk of totally destroying your computer.

An important point to remember when removing DesktopDetective is to delete all parts of the DesktopDetective code. This is a must as DesktopDetective will rebuild itself and will result in further spreading of the spyware parasite.

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DesktopDetective Description
DesktopDetective is a spyware program beyond specialized keylogging features. Instead of just recording every keystroke you make, DesktopDetective also captures screen shots of your desktop, and records the date and times of your Windows login sessions. All webpages you visit through Internet Explorer are logged, even if you clear your browser cache. Desktop Detective can work completely silently and invisibly and email of reports of your computer activity almost anywhere.

DesktopDetective Removal Instructions

Before you can delete files, you must first stop all the DesktopDetective processes that are running in memory.
Do this by ending all processes from the Task Manager.
Press CtrL+ALT+DELETE to open the Windows Task Manager. If you see multiple
"tabs," click on the "Processes" tab. For each process that you would like
to kill, find the process name in the list, click it to select it, and click
the "End Process" button.

Delete registry values Instructions:
Open the Windows Registry Editor by clicking on the Windows "Start" button,
clicking "Run," and typing "regedit" into the box in the Window that appears. Click "OK".
Once the Registry Editor is open, navigate through the registry tree to the
location of the key that you wish to delete. When you find the key or
value to be deleted, click on it to highlight it and press the "DELETE" key.

Unregister DLL Instructions:
To un-register a DLL file, first locate the file on your hard drive.
Open a command prompt window by clicking on the Windows "Start" button,
clicking "Run," and typing "cmd" into the box in the Window that appears. Click "OK."
Next type "regsvr32 /u " and press the "ENTER" key.
For example, to un-register a file called "myDll.dll" which is located in
the "C:\windows\system32" folder, your would type
"regsvr32 /u C:\windows\system32\myDll.dll" and press the "ENTER" key.

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