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    As far as I could see those are all tracking...

    As far as I could see those are all tracking detections, which are entirely optional, depending on how far you want to cover your tracks. Quite a few of them such as
    Internet Explorer: [SBI...
  2. Thread: Metro UI?

    by Rosenfeld
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    New does not mean better. Metro is OK for...

    New does not mean better.

    Metro is OK for touch screen devices, nor otherwise.
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    Why not see if you undo the immunization whether...

    Why not see if you undo the immunization whether iTunes now behaves as you expect?
    If that is not the solution to your problem, you can redo the immunize and you would then need to do more...
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    When you say you burned the iso file to CD, how...

    When you say you burned the iso file to CD, how did you do that? You need software able to make the CD from the iso file, which is not the same as simply having the .iso file itself on the CD.
    ...
  5. I am not sure what you mean. This PC has only one...

    I am not sure what you mean. This PC has only one user account, which has full admin rights (XP pro SP3).
    The PC is set to auto log on to that account, and it is the one under which all software is...
  6. Why does Spybot update service require secondary log on service?

    On XP pro SP3, Pybot 2 beta.

    As I only want to use Spybor as an on demand scanner, I have set all its services to manual and none are started. However, when I do a manual check for updates I got...
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    I tried that option: clicking add opens a small...

    I tried that option: clicking add opens a small window which appears only to allow selection from a predetermined list of items, which does not include specific track items (e.g. office 10, or logs)...
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    Exclude from further scans in 2 beta?

    I only want to use spybot occasionally to do manual scans, and have therefore set all the services to manual in Windows services manager (also unticked Spybot systray icon in autostart.

    In Spybot...
  9. I don't think it is a false positive. That comes...

    I don't think it is a false positive. That comes up in a Spybot scan if one or other of your IE security settings is not its default setting expected by Spybot. If you deliberately changed some...
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    Thanks for the clarification. I thought it must...

    Thanks for the clarification. I thought it must be something like that :-)
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    Apologies, with the latest updates which I only...

    Apologies, with the latest updates which I only looked for today, I also have only 781276. I guess that some old definitions may have been cleaned out, or perhaps some have been combined. Only...
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    It shows 1387675 for me. In Spybot, advanced...

    It shows 1387675 for me.

    In Spybot, advanced mode, settings tab, file sets, are all the boxes checked?
    If not that might explain it. Unchecked ones are not included in the scan.

    Also in...
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    I agree with ky331. There is no real conflict.

    I agree with ky331. There is no real conflict.
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    What it is telling you is that in Security...

    What it is telling you is that in Security center, 'change the way security centre alerts me', the box for virus protection warning is unchecked.

    If you did that deliberately, right click on the...
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    The 'not available' does not mean the addon is...

    The 'not available' does not mean the addon is not available, but only that IE8 (for some reason) can't identify the publisher (provider).
    What you see is normal (I have the same) and since you say...
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    If the problem is not yet resolved, you want to...

    If the problem is not yet resolved, you want to stop it from automatically rebboting, so that you will be able to read the 'blue screen of death' that will contain information about why it crashed.
    ...
  17. I meant to add if you want more info on system...

    I meant to add if you want more info on system file checker, see
    http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/system_file_checker.mspx?mfr=true
  18. hhctrl.ocx is a Windows system file. Installing...

    hhctrl.ocx is a Windows system file. Installing the ac3 filter will not have affected it in any way, it is completely unrelated.

    please state the version of Windows (including service pack...
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    Setting the HOSTS file to read only should not...

    Setting the HOSTS file to read only should not affect the ability of IE 8 to read it. It just prevents anything trying to write to it.
    In any case you can clear the read only from the HOSTS file...
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    For each (active) cookie in your cookies folder...

    For each (active) cookie in your cookies folder there is a corresponding file in your TIF folder (they are called cookie:your user name@somewwebsite; if you right click on one, click properties it...
  21. Thread: Large Files

    by Rosenfeld
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    Have you tried filealyzer 2? Get it from ...

    Have you tried filealyzer 2? Get it from

    http://forums.spybot.info/downloads.php?id=5

    It works fine on my XP pro SP3.
  22. In advanced mode open tools tab. If 'Hosts file'...

    In advanced mode open tools tab. If 'Hosts file' is not listed in the left column, look in the right (main) pane, see if it is checked there. If not put a check in the box next to it (by clicking on...
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    Meant to edit my post to add that for Vista or...

    Meant to edit my post to add that for Vista or Windows 7, see

    http://www.winhelponline.com/articles/153/1/How-to-remove-or-modify-the-Shortcut-overlay-in-Windows-7-and-Vista.html

    I should also...
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    The shortcuts on your desktop are links to the...

    The shortcuts on your desktop are links to the program exe, and by default have the little arrow. If you want to remove the little arrow, for Windows XP, at least, one handy way is to use TweakUI (a...
  25. Spybot creates additional hives in registry Why?

    I posted this way back in February but got no replies, so am asking again:

    I have noticed that when I open Spybot, two new user hives are created in the registry:

    HKEY_USERS\PE_C_ALL USERS
    ...
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    Remember also to uncheck SDHelper and teatimer...

    Remember also to uncheck SDHelper and teatimer (if checked) before uninstalling Spybot:

    Spybot, advanced mode, Tools, resident.
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    As to how many temp files have accumulated,...

    As to how many temp files have accumulated, depends on when you last cleaned them and on what software or services are running (many things running in the background create temp files that they use...
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    Not every update necessarily includes additional...

    Not every update necessarily includes additional sites to be imunized against.
  29. Two additional user hives created when I open Spybot

    I have noticed that when I open Spybot, two new user hives are created in the registry:

    HKEY_USERS\PE_C_ALL USERS

    HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-989957435-3950898390-825838117-500

    They are deleted on...
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    Glad that was it:-).

    Glad that was it:-).
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    I suspect that when you removed Spybot you forgot...

    I suspect that when you removed Spybot you forgot first to uncheck SDHelper in Spybot Advanced/Tools/Resident. Therefore IE still has that activeX component asctive and enabled.

    I suggest that you...
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    [spybotsd] section in boot.ini file

    I happened to look at my boot.ini file in Notepad and noticed an additional two lines

    [spybotsd]
    timeout.old=30

    The PC boots normally, no problems. I have Spybot 1.6.2.4, sdhelper active,...
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    The usage tracks do not pose any risk (they are...

    The usage tracks do not pose any risk (they are not malware), so if your PC has no malware or tracking cookies the only thing you are exposed to is that some other user of your PC could (with some...
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    So which was the usage track that caused that...

    So which was the usage track that caused that error?
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    On my PC running XP pro SP3, IE8 and definitely...

    On my PC running XP pro SP3, IE8 and definitely clean, SDhelper.dll in
    C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy
    Filealyzer gives
    version 1.6.2.14
    size 1879896
    MD5 hash...
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    I notice that the board name has changed from...

    I notice that the board name has changed from Spybot-S&D 2.0 alpha to Spybot-S&D 2.0 Beta

    Maybe a sign that we won't have too wait much longer :-)
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    It would still be helpful to find out which usage...

    It would still be helpful to find out which usage track deletion is causing that error, as some delete files, others delete entries in various parts of the registry.
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    I don't use Avast, but I assume that like most AV...

    I don't use Avast, but I assume that like most AV programs it has an option to exclude files or folders from its realtime and on demand scans. If so excluding Spybot files and folders might be...
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    I suggest that you narrow down the problem by...

    I suggest that you narrow down the problem by letting it delete them one at a time.
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    Actually, Spybot does not scan everything....

    Actually, Spybot does not scan everything. Instead it looks for specific files and registry entries that might indicate the presence of one or other malware in its database. For the cookies, I...
  41. The alert tells you that one security setting in...

    The alert tells you that one security setting in Internet Explorer options is not set to its default value. The setting concerned is in Internet options, advanced tab, in the security section (scroll...
  42. You can edit the hosts file manually in Notepad....

    You can edit the hosts file manually in Notepad. It is at
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc

    Right click on the Hosts file, click properties, uncheck read only if it is checked, click Apply OK....
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    I couldn't last night (with IE 8) but it's OK...

    I couldn't last night (with IE 8) but it's OK again today. Probably a temporary choke on the server or somewhere along the internet.
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    Spybot has a database of malware items whose...

    Spybot has a database of malware items whose presence or absence it checks for. For each item it checks to see whether associated files or registry entries are present or not (if they are it flags...
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    I would seriously consider adding more memory....

    I would seriously consider adding more memory. The Dell 8200 can take up to 2GB. It has 4 slots and requires matching pairs of memory (i.e. if you wanted to add, say 1GB to your 256MB, you would get...
  46. Bitman, Your advice to upgrade from XP is not...

    Bitman,

    Your advice to upgrade from XP is not always practical.

    For example on my system (Dell XPS630i) Windows 7 advisor tells me that my nVidia 8800GT graphics card would not be able to use...
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    Have you checked in advanced mode, settings tab,...

    Have you checked in advanced mode, settings tab, file sets, that cookies.sbi is present in the list and checked? Also, in ignore products, cookies.sbi tab that all are unchecked?
  48. Can you navigate to it in Windows Explorer? ...

    Can you navigate to it in Windows Explorer?

    You will need to go to control panel, folder options, view tab, check show hidden files and folders, uncheck hide protected system operating files...
  49. I think so. I have no slow down with IE 8 with...

    I think so. I have no slow down with IE 8 with many sites in the restricted zone put there by Soybot and/or Spywareblaster.
  50. The date of the latest updates is 5 August 2009....

    The date of the latest updates is 5 August 2009.
    You should be able to select the language you want from the 'Languages' menu (third from left, in case the current language is not one you can read)
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