Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner

Frequently Asked Questions

   What is Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner?

Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner detects a multitude of spyware, adware, trojan, keylogger, dialer, foistware and trackware components; sources of irritation that antivirus software does not deal with.

   What does Bazooka detect?

Bazooka detects 500 potentially unwanted applications at the time of writing. The following are a few examples that Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner detects:
A Better Internet, ABCKeylogger, Adtomi, Bargain Buddy, BonzaiBuddy, BookedSpace, BrowserAid, ClientMan, CometCursor, CoolWebSearch, CommonName, Cydoor, DateRegon, DownloadWare, Ebates Moe Money Maker, Eblaster, eXact Search Bar, GAIN, IGetNet, ILookup, IPInsight, ISTBar, Key Logger Buddy Pro, Lop, Memory Meter, n-CASE, NetPal, RapidBlaster, SaveNow, Scbar, StarDialer, SuperBar, SurferBar, Transponder, Total Velocity Hijacker, TV-T Media Display, W32.Blaster.Worm, W32.Sobig.F, W32.Welchia.Worm, WeatherCast, WhenUSearch, Wurldmedia.

The complete list is available in the Online Encyclopedia.

   Are there any system requirements?

Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner is Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP compatible.

   How fast will Bazooka scan my system?

The scanning process will take about one second when running Bazooka on an Intel Celeron 400Mhz 128 MB which is a pretty slow computer.

   How do I remove the unwanted application that Bazooka detects?

When Bazooka has finished scanning, all potentially unwanted applications will be reported with white underlined links to the right of the scan button. Press these white links and a web browser with uninstall instructions will open.

The complete list of potentially unwanted applications along with uninstall instructions is also available in the Online Encyclopedia.

   I removed the unwanted applications, but Bazooka still detects it, why?

The reason Bazooka still detects the potentially unwanted applications, after going through the manual uninstall instructions is that there still is something in the registry or on the hard drive related to the application. Here is some advice.

   Are there any known bugs?


   I think I've found a bug, what should I do?

If you've found a bug, please get in touch with us. Please include this in your bug report:
  • The version of the software. (Displayed in the manual and in the About box).
  • Platform you are running on (e.g. Win 98 or Win XP Home Edition).
  • Any error message if one was generated.
  • A description of the problem.