We already have written a hundred or so guides on Spyware removal for XP and Vista. If you want to remove spyware the right way the first time around then you need to purchase Spyware Doctor. We normally don’t bluntly say things like this but it’s true. Spyware Doctor works great with Windows Vista and offers the best protection while not eating up all of your system memory.
Yes there are many free products out there but they do not work good for actual removal and protection.
You don’t have to take our word on it. Here are most of the awards this program has one over the years HERE