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    I just experienced this error. I don't...

    I just experienced this error. I don't understand the solution, i.e. to close the start centre before update. The only way I know of for executing the update is via the start centre. Can anyone...
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    Help on Root Analyzer results

    Thanks for confirming whether the following is OK:

    // info: Rootkit removal help file
    // copyright: (c) 2008-2016 Safer-Networking Ltd. All rights reserved.

    :: RootAlyzer Results
    File:"No...
  3. I followed option#2 and found myself in the...

    I followed option#2 and found myself in the folder C:\ProgramData\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Logs. There are *.txt files and *.log files. The latter merely show that a scan took place. The *.txt...
  4. I didn't use the RootKit, at least not...

    I didn't use the RootKit, at least not intentionally. I simply scanned the C-drive. In the old SpybotS&D, many things get queued up, and then processed. It was clear whether there was a problem. ...
  5. Interpretation guide for SB 2.4.40.0 scan results?

    I upgraded to SB 2.4.40.0 this weekend. What a totally different tool. Is there a guide to interpretting the scan results? I get reams of scan results, but am not sure what to make of it.
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    Thank you, Sandra. That is exactly what I was...

    Thank you, Sandra. That is exactly what I was asking. From your answer, I infer the following

    1. The scan runs with the authority of the account from which it is launched.

    2. Running as...
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    Not quite. I realize that I can start Spybot S&D...

    Not quite. I realize that I can start Spybot S&D as another user. However, if I started normally from a non-administrator account, does it scan as thoroughly as if I scanned from an administrator...
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    Run scan as administrator?

    My (rough) understanding of antimalware is that scans are automatically run using some special account that has (almost?) universal access. The System account comes to mind from past readings about...
  9. SpbybotS&D crashes Win 7 when invoked by context menu on 18MB file

    I am using Win 7 Pro 64-bit. I used Firefox 12.0 to download ImageMagick-6.7.6-7-Q16-windows-dll.exe from http://www.imagemagick.org/script/binary-releases.php#windows. I opened the FF download...
  10. I should clarify that the on-demand scans I'm...

    I should clarify that the on-demand scans I'm talking about are initiated by right-clicking a folder/drive and selecting the option to scan.
  11. How to determine the result of on-demand scan

    I posted previously about the fact that on-demand scan of folder trees yields a window with a very long list of files and scan statuses. I think the status for each scan file is "nothing found", but...
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    How to browse on-demand scan results

    I right-click a folder that the root of a fairly large tree, then select "Scan using Spybot...". The GUI window shows the scan going through a very long list of files. Hours later, the long list...
  13. I found that the SpybotS&D process did not...

    I found that the SpybotS&D process did not terminate after scanning unless I used both /AUTOCLOSE *and* /TASKBARHIDE. I'd be curious if you found the same or not.
  14. Help documentation clarification of /TASKBARHIDE and /AUTOCLOSE

    Hello,

    I created the following scheduled task:

    cmd /c start "spybotS&D update&scan" /low /b "C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exe" /TASKBARHIDE /AUTOUPDATE /AUTOCHECK...
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    Well, I found the answer. I needed the...

    Well, I found the answer. I needed the /TASKBARHIDE parameter. The command that seems to work is:

    cmd /c start "spybotS&D update&scan" /low /b "C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search &...
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    Spybot scan process doesn't terminate

    Based on the command line switches I asked about in http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=61588, I created a Scheduled Task to scan my computer every day:


    cmd /c start "spybotS&D...
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    Understanding Spybot S&D log files

    After some web searching, I found the log files in "C:/Documents and Settings/All Users/Application Data/Spybot - Search & Destroy/Logs".

    The file "Update downloads.log" seems pretty clear
    The...
  18. OK, thanks.

    OK, thanks.
  19. Sequencing of command-line scan/update/immunize

    I read http://www.safer-networking.org/en/faq/30.html to learn about the command-line parameters, which I will use to schedule a task on Windows XP. (I will likely find a way to launch the command...
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    Update and scan in same Scheduled Task

    I used SpybotS&D's task scheduler, which basically served as the impetus for me to learn all about Windows XP Scheduled Tasks. At first, I set up a schedule task to update SpyBotS&D, followed by a...
  21. That's a very informative page! Thanks!

    That's a very informative page! Thanks!
  22. Good guess....because it could have been Windows...

    Good guess....because it could have been Windows 2000 too (tho I guess no one runs that these days). The referenced thread about running update as Admin identifies complications that I expect from...
  23. Yes, I am running XP. How did you know? The...

    Yes, I am running XP. How did you know?

    The answer is helpful. I'll be sure to scan from all accounts that I use.

    As an offshoot question, are updates from a non-administator account pretty...
  24. Limitations in scanning from a particular account

    I installed SpybotS&D and ran it from an admin account. I have ran into situations in the past, however, where the admin account does not have access to all things belonging to a user account. I...
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