Legitimate spyware removal software
Stuff I actually use myself.

Free software Commercial software
Lavasoft AdAware - Excellent program, free for personal use.

Ad-Aware Plus Edition - Same as personal version, with added features.

Spybot Search & Destroy - Excellent, free. Computer Associates ETrust Pest Patrol - Good. Be careful though! Very aggressive!
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Microsoft Antispyware - it has gotten so bad that MS bought an antispyware company!
Does a pretty good job!

Webroot Spy Sweeper
Excellent program - gets most of the stuff
   
Other free tools

HiJackThis - Excellent, one of the best tools for manual removal of shit - free. Requires some technical skill - be carefull, you can cause other problems if you don't know what you're doing. CWshredder - Excellent at what it does. Removes most varieties of Cool Web Search - purchased by a commercial company recently, but the cwshredder part is still free
TheKillbox - Excellent tool to manually delete files in use. Some technical skills required. Be careful with this! It will let you remove most files, including ones you may need. Crap Cleaner - Not for spyware removal, but a nice program that removes cookies, temporary files, history files, etc.
BHO Daemon - Great program to identify & disable Browser Helper Objects  
   

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