If you need to get rid of spyware on your computer, then the best thing that you can do is to update it with a few programs that have been designed to completely remove the problem quickly and easily with just a few clicks.  There are a number of good programs out there that can do this, but some are definitely much better than others.  The site The PC Dojo has great writeups of software that has been specifically designed to eradicate even the toughest spyware infections, with just a few clicks.  This should hopefully eliminate the need for people to bring their computers to tech support people and pay almost double.