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spyware warnings

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by seanjuan, Nov 6, 2003.

  1. seanjuan

    seanjuan Senior Member

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    Ok, I keep getting pop up windows that say "we have detected spyware on your computer, click here to get software to delete the spyware"

    I haven't done that because I'm pretty sure that if I download that software I will then get spyware

    so I'm wondering if any of you know of a good program for detecting spyware and deleting it

    thanks

    Sean
     
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    DarkHand Senior Member VIP

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    Lots of people like AdAware from Lavasoft, but I prefer Spybot Search and Destroy. Spybot has been updating more frequently than AdAware lately, but I'd actually use both. Spybot finds things AdAware dosen't, and AdAware finds things Spybot dosen't.
     
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    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    are those free downloads?
     
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    DarkHand Senior Member VIP

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    and lemme tell you they work great! i have them both and im satisfied!
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    I use em both then use system mechanic to get the crap they miss out of the registry but mechanic isnt free
     
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    seanjuan Senior Member

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    sweet
    I'll be downloading those promptly
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    also if you are getting an ad- its just that- an ad. they want you to think you are in fucted and download their shit
     
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