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Old 10-13-2003, 01:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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whats better, adaware or spybot search n destroy?

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Old 10-13-2003, 01:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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a Macintosh!
they cannot run normal Windows programs (without a Windows emulator) and will be useless against it.

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Old 10-13-2003, 10:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 10-13-2003, 05:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Both is the only way to fly. Theyre free trials, so you dont have to worry about costs and theyre small programs, so no worries about HD space or bandwidth usage.

My dad's Compaq was FLOODED with spyware. Ad-aware and Spybot cleaned that baby like a charm and now its actually running fairly stable now.
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Old 10-13-2003, 05:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I run both also....
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Old 10-13-2003, 06:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I use SpywareBlaster its good also.
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Old 10-13-2003, 09:50 PM   #7 (permalink)
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They work completely differently, therefore pick up different stuff...therefore you should use both. As the spybot program says when it detects that another spyware/adware removal program, it keeps a backup folder that is completely safe so that if something was detected as spyware and removed, it can be restored...and the contents of that folder is often detected by other spyware removal programs.
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Old 10-13-2003, 11:35 PM   #8 (permalink)
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my procedure of clensing my pc is as follows...look for webupdates from ad-aware, then run ad-aware...then spybot...then windows cleaner...then reg scrub XP...then i will boot up norton system the 1 button the cleaner on an antivirus and then a defrag...
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Old 10-15-2003, 02:24 AM   #9 (permalink)
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S&D rules its got so many more things. Ad-aware also seems to take ages but im guna start running both> Just for anyone for Ad-aware and for spybot youd be crazy not to have at least one
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Old 10-16-2003, 01:07 AM   #10 (permalink)
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-Run Spybot
-Download updates
-Search for adware

-Run Ad-Aware
-Download updates
-Search for adware

-Run Spybot again

-Run Ad-Aware again

-Run SpywareBlaster
-Download updates
-Block list of adware

-Run McAfee VirusScan

-Clear Temporary Internet Files, Cookies, and History


BTW, what is this "reg scrub XP" you speak of, ADZ?

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