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    Anti-Beacon Firefox incomaptibility More info

    Please note that the issue appears to affect the 64bit version of firefox, but a brief experiment with an n=3 shows that 32-bit firefox opens without the "failed to read the configuration file" msg...
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    Anti-Beacon Firefox incomaptibility

    Antibeacon writes a file, antibeacon.js that causes an error when Firefox loads. Here's my description from a firefox forum: When I started Firefox, the "failed to read the configuration file" msg...
  3. Is Anti-Beacon 1.6 haveing problems in Win 7?

    Is Anti-Beacon 1.6 haveing problems in Win 7?
    Given the problems with Win 8.1 Windows update want to know before updating from Anti-Beacon 1.5 which is not causing any problems with Win 7
    Thanks
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    Sticky: Has this info, Linked by Woody Leonard, been incorporated in Anti-Beacon?

    Has this info, Linked by Woody Leonard, been incorporated in Anti-Beacon?
    http://www.ghacks.net/2017/02/11/blocking-telemetry-in-windows-7-and-8-1/
    If not please consider for next update.
    As a...
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    Sticky: Anti-Beacon & Windows 7 Experience & concerns

    I have installed [Oct 2016] Anti-Beacon on 8 Windows 7 PC's and have seen no problems. I understand that Windows telemetry is more limited on Win7 as is the required blocking...this simpler approach...
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    WinSpy

    While the link I posted describes a "winSpy" that has some of the initial registry entries in common with what Spybot removed, it is far more extensive and does not contain some/all of the last 5...
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    WinSpy.SpySoftWareX

    I updated Spybot today [Apr 5], restored the registry entries and re-ran spybot. Spybot again flagged the entries. I removed them again. Here's the list of entries:
    WinSpy.SpySoftWareX: Settings...
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    WinSpy-SpySoftWareX

    Earlier today Spybot found this "WinSpy-SpySoftWareX" I chose to fix-it and spybot removed 10 registry entries [as far as I can tell]. The message about this being a false positive, leads me to think...
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