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    I've had this problem recently too. I haven't...

    I've had this problem recently too. I haven't posted on this thread before, although I've been keeping an eye on it!
    I just want to say thanks for the fix. I downloaded and ran it a little while...
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    I'm getting the same thing too, probably a lot of...

    I'm getting the same thing too, probably a lot of people are.

    @ ky3311
    I've posted about it on your thread in the SpywareBlaster forum too.
  3. I'd like to add my thanks too. Unlike mrpete, I...

    I'd like to add my thanks too. Unlike mrpete, I had v1.6.0 before getting the upgrade to 1.6.2. While 1.6.0 was fine, as all the versions of Spybot have been for me, 1.6.2 has taken the program up...
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    It already does, but it's not enabled by default....

    It already does, but it's not enabled by default. Have a look at this thread which tells you exactly how to set it up. It's a bit different from the right click options in some other programs, but it...
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    It's best to check SD Helper even if you only use...

    It's best to check SD Helper even if you only use IE occasionally, any extra protection in IE is a good thing. You're safer using Firefox though, especially if you've got the NoScript extension and...
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    You're right, we'll have to wait and see. I'm not...

    You're right, we'll have to wait and see. I'm not surprised that Real haven't updated their site, but I would have thought that Secunia would have done so, maybe they will soon. I can understand...
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    This newsletter...

    This newsletter from Trend Micro gives some useful information and advice.
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    Your version of Opera is very out of date. The...

    Your version of Opera is very out of date. The current version is Opera 9.26. It's entirely up to you of course, but I suggest that you get the latest version as soon as possible. Even if it doesn't...
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    I see Real haven't updated their updates page...

    I see Real haven't updated their updates page yet. Why doesn't Real Player 11xx appear in the applications checked by Secunia's on-line check yet? It checks other versions of Real Player.
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    I meant to say too that it may be that Real...

    I meant to say too that it may be that Real aren't very good at keeping their site up to date even when they've issued a critical update. Also my message to Secunia might be the first they've heard...
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    Thanks. I'll carry on as usual then!

    Thanks. I'll carry on as usual then!
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    On the rare occasions that I use IE7, I've found...

    On the rare occasions that I use IE7, I've found that SD Helper does 'do something'. Despite having both the Google Toolbar and SpywareBlaster. If I try go to a 'bad' page, it tells me it's blocking...
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    I did say it 'may' have been patched! I wouldn't...

    I did say it 'may' have been patched! I wouldn't know for sure, but I had checked a few days earlier and there wasn't a critical update available then. I've got an item in the 'Installed Components'...
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    Although I haven't experienced the problem that...

    Although I haven't experienced the problem that tedkord posts about above - neither myself nor my husband has had any difficulty following the recent updates which included the anti-rootkit plugins...
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    Thanks from me too PepiMK. Your post makes...

    Thanks from me too PepiMK. Your post makes everything clear.
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    I think this vulnerability may have been patched...

    I think this vulnerability may have been patched now. I check approx once a week for updates in Real Player 11 and yesterday there was a critical update which I downloaded immediately. My version of...
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    I've found out a bit more, although it doesn't...

    I've found out a bit more, although it doesn't really answer the original question. If you go to C:\Program Files, open the Spybot - Search and Destroy folder, then the Plugins folder, there are 3...
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    I don't know if this will help/confirm anything,...

    I don't know if this will help/confirm anything, but I've been using IE7 with the Google Toolbar for a long time now and had Spybot S&D 1.4 installed when I updated to IE7. I now have Spybot S&D...
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    I'm curious about this too. I've had a good look...

    I'm curious about this too. I've had a good look round Spybot, but I couldn't find anything about the anti-rootkit plugins. I just assumed that there were some changes made to the scan engine that...
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    I think it's best to have at least 2 anti-spyware...

    I think it's best to have at least 2 anti-spyware programs as one program can't possibly have every piece of malware in its database and the 2nd might well find something the 1st program missed. I...
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    :oops: Sorry for posting this in the wrong place,...

    :oops: Sorry for posting this in the wrong place, thanks for moving it.
    I like the new interface of SWB, although the old one was fine too. The Firefox protection does load quickly now, just like it...
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    SpywareBlaster - new version

    Version 4.0 of SWB is now available. Hopefully this will sort out some of the problems Firefox users have had with it since the update of Spybot to v1.5.
    From Javacool:
    I've really posted this for...
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    Yes, it's definitely OK now. All my Opera items...

    Yes, it's definitely OK now. All my Opera items and the others have stayed immunised.
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    The updates are definitely available now, I got...

    The updates are definitely available now, I got them a couple of hours ago. My Spybot shows 'Last detection update: 20/02/2008'.
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    It seems to be fine now after the update. One...

    It seems to be fine now after the update. One thing to be aware of though - there's a update to Opera 9.26. After I got this, I checked Spybot and 43 items (Opera plugins) weren't immunised. I've...
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    You're welcome. I hope it solves your problem. ...

    You're welcome. I hope it solves your problem.

    Madeline :)
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    That's good news Yodama. Thanks for letting us...

    That's good news Yodama. Thanks for letting us know.
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    I think the best thing you can do is to post your...

    I think the best thing you can do is to post your problem here in the Malware Removal Forum. Be sure to read the 'sticky' post at the top carefully and follow any instructions given there before...
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    Yes, I have a suggestion. Reinstall Spybot and...

    Yes, I have a suggestion. Reinstall Spybot and enable the Resident SD Helper as you obviously did on installation before. Then open IE7, go to Tools>Spybot - Search Destroy Configuration and in SD...
  30. It's up to you really. You can install 1.5.2 over...

    It's up to you really. You can install 1.5.2 over the top of 1.4, which is what I originally did, but this leaves you with 2 entries in Add or Remove Programs, 1 for just Spybot (new version) and 1...
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    Same here. As rchapman says, this has only...

    Same here. As rchapman says, this has only happened since the most recent definitions update. I'm running XP Home with SP2 And Opera 9.25 build 8827.
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    Just for the record, I'm on dial-up and installed...

    Just for the record, I'm on dial-up and installed Spybot 1.5.2 while connected to the Internet, but with no browser running. I didn't disable my security programs and I was able to install the...
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    I'd like to add my congratulations too. I've been...

    I'd like to add my congratulations too. I've been using Spybot since 2003, I think it was v1.2 then although I can't remember, and it just gets better. I've recommended it to all my family and...
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    You could say that! Fortunately, updates of this...

    You could say that! Fortunately, updates of this size don't happen too often. I usually do them when I don't want to use the PC for anything else, these updates took about an hour and 20 minutes...
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    I have dial-up and have no problems with Spybot,...

    I have dial-up and have no problems with Spybot, or anything else, because of it. There's no reason why Spybot shouldn't work perfectly well for your friend. It's a 9.27MB download, so it's best to...
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    What version of Spybot S&D are you using? Are you...

    What version of Spybot S&D are you using? Are you sure that it definitely freezes? Mine seems to stop at a couple of points during a scan, but after a minute or two it carries on and completes the...
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    Didn't the same thing happen with Norton products...

    Didn't the same thing happen with Norton products not so long ago? What is it with these people?
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    :oops: No I wasn't, but I am now! I didn't know...

    :oops: No I wasn't, but I am now! I didn't know you had to do that, but I've tried it and it works fine. My excuse is that I went straight from Spybot 1.4 to 1.5.2.20 and didn't know any better!...
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    I wasn't asked to reboot either; I just started...

    I wasn't asked to reboot either; I just started using the new version of Spybot. I don't think I've ever had to reboot regardless of what version I had installed, but I could be wrong as I first got...
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    Thanks Zenobia. I'll keep the backups I have for...

    Thanks Zenobia. I'll keep the backups I have for now, they're recent as it's not long since I installed Spybot 1.5. I might make new ones from time to time when I make alterations. I'm going to think...
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    It still doesn't appear in my right click menu at...

    It still doesn't appear in my right click menu at all. I wonder if there's something wrong in my Settings?
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    I had 2 entries for Spybot in Add or Remove...

    I had 2 entries for Spybot in Add or Remove Programs, 1 was for v1.4, the other had no version number. I removed both of them, reinstalled v1.5.2.20. Add or Remove Programs now has only one entry for...
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    Although md usa spybot fan said that it's safe to...

    Although md usa spybot fan said that it's safe to delete the 2 registry backups created during installation, is it also a good idea to keep them if space isn't a problem? When and how would I be...
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    Thank you Charles. I went to Start>Run, copied...

    Thank you Charles. I went to Start>Run, copied and pasted what you said in there. It said it had succeeded, so hopefully it will work now.

    Madeline :)
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    Thank you Charles, I'll go there now. Madeline

    Thank you Charles, I'll go there now.

    Madeline
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    Actually, in the end, I decided to uninstall...

    Actually, in the end, I decided to uninstall Spybot (both entries) from Add or Remove Programs and reinstall v1.5.2.20 as I still had the set up file. It didn't take long and it just looks neater! I...
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    Thanks for your replies Zenobia. As far as...

    Thanks for your replies Zenobia. As far as question 1 is concerned, it's not a problem, I was just curious, but thanks for giving me the explanation!
    As far as SpywareBlaster is concerned, it's only...
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    A few questions about Spybot 1.5.2.20

    I've just upgraded from v1.4 to v1.5.2.20 and I'm very happy with it although I have a few minor queries!
    1. There are 2 entries for Spybot in my Add or Remove Programs. One is for 1.4 and the other...
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    I would like this too. Some other programs do it...

    I would like this too. Some other programs do it and it's very useful.
    How do you use the command line?

    Madeline
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