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    Updating from 1.5.2

    Hello,

    I'm considering updating 1.5.2 from within the program, from when you go to update and one of the options is to download 1.6.

    Is that recommended? Is there anything I need to know? I...
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    auto upgrade to version 1.6?

    This evening I ran the update for my Spybot S & D 1.5.2, and the last item on the list said something about 1.6. I removed the check from that one, since if figured it wouldn't work so well with...
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    Not sure what the rules are here about directing...

    Not sure what the rules are here about directing people to other forums, but I figure at a time like this, the point is to help people get back into their systems, to heck with the rules, eh?
    ...
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    I found something on the majorgeeks forum that...

    I found something on the majorgeeks forum that worked for someone there.

    http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=163170

    In case the link doesn't work (and I see the last link I posted to...
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    This isn't the only forum discussing this. ...

    This isn't the only forum discussing this. Here's one:

    http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?p=11765
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    I think it's always a good idea to confirm that...

    I think it's always a good idea to confirm that anything any security program flags as 'malware' truly *is* malware. Any security program can come up with a false positive, and sometimes those can...
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    For what it's worth, I am not experiencing any...

    For what it's worth, I am not experiencing any problems regarding those updates...and, like someone else on this thread said, the developers need to get right on this and find out what happened to...
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    BitDefender online scanner

    I don't know if anyone has noticed this before, but I thought I would mention it in case someone else finds it helpful.

    I like to use the Bitdefender online malware scanner just to get a second...
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    I just thought of this...If a person wanted to...

    I just thought of this...If a person wanted to get Spybot's stuff out of their hosts file without actually opening the file up and manually editing it, could they just do the following:

    Start...
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    Sorry to hijack a thread like this, but you've...

    Sorry to hijack a thread like this, but you've raised a question for me in my mind anyway...Can you just go into a hosts file and delete a bunch of stuff? I've never done anything like that. My...
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    Thanks for your reply. I guess I'll make do...

    Thanks for your reply. I guess I'll make do until Spybot 1.6 comes off beta then. (I'm not brave enough to try beta software!)

    I'm going to leave immunizer off then.

    I suppose Spybot...
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    Spybot 1.5 & Opera 9.5

    I just installed Opera 9.5 on my new laptop compuer today and I absolutely LOVE this browser. I was a former fan of Firefox, but I haven't installed it on the laptop yet and I probably won't now. ...
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    md said: "I don't use Firefox so I don't know...

    md said:

    "I don't use Firefox so I don't know if there a problem specifically related with finding tracking cookies in Firefox.

    With Internet Explorer:

    1. If a cookie is listed in red in...
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    Hello md, I'm sorry I took so long getting...

    Hello md,

    I'm sorry I took so long getting back to you on this. By the time I read your reply, I had already manually deleted the cookies in Firefox and I checked daily to see if anymore came...
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    I used 'undo' to un-immunize and then ran another...

    I used 'undo' to un-immunize and then ran another spybot scan. Still no cookies found. (I've re-enabled the immunizer.)

    On the 'ignore cookies list', still the same list of cookies stored on my...
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    drragostea, Thanks for your reply. I do...

    drragostea,

    Thanks for your reply.

    I do have the latest version of spybot.

    None of the cookies on the ignore cookies list are checked, nor have they ever been.
    I still have a total of 6...
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    ignore cookies list

    I have Immunizer on, updated it after installing Spybot updates today. I am using Firefox.

    Since running Immunizer, I have done full scans every day at the end of the day, and no tracking cookies...
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    Great! Thanks for clearing that up. :)

    Great! Thanks for clearing that up. :)
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    AVG 7.5 says hosts file changed; Immunizer?

    Hello,

    I've installed Spybot on May 28th and on May 29 I activated the immunizer function.

    I am using AVG 7.5 as an antivirus. Prior to installing spybot, I did a complete system scan with...
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    Just a thought about Immunizer

    I just installed Spybot yesterday. I left the immunizer off yesterday and I did several scans. I was constantly cleaning out tracking cookies. Today I turned on the immunizer, and no more tracking...
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    Thanks Greyfox. There's some discussion going...

    Thanks Greyfox.

    There's some discussion going on right now about the AVG 7.5 update issue. The software sends up a daily nag screen about the updates being ended May 31/08, but one of the...
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    Thanks for your reply. I have Spybot downloaded,...

    Thanks for your reply. I have Spybot downloaded, haven't installed it yet. I just changed security software on May 26th and uninstalled ZoneAlarm Internet Security 6.5. Uninstalling Zonelabs...
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    TeaTimer & SD helper

    Hello,

    I'm new here, so sorry if this has already been covered elsewhere.

    I used Spybot S & D a few years ago on a Windows 98SE computer, but I didn't use Teatimer at the time.

    I am in...
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