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    Is it OK to have spybot and defender running at the same time,,or will they conflict??,,Thanks

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    Hello.

    No, they will not conflict.

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    Thank you,,for some reason I thought you could only have one spy ware program running at a time.

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    Hi there,
    Quote Originally Posted by firebrddriver View Post
    Is it OK to have spybot and defender running at the same time,,or will they conflict??,,Thanks
    I'm guessing you mean both programs are installed, not actually scanning at the same time.
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    Well both are running real time protection at the same time,,thats what I meant by my original post,,is this OK??

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    Hi firebrddriver,

    Quote Originally Posted by firebrddriver View Post
    Well both are running real time protection at the same time,,thats what I meant by my original post,,is this OK??
    Teatimer's real time protection should be enough, and less a drain on resources than two active residents.

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