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  1. Thanks Zenobia! That's what I thought, but I...

    Thanks Zenobia!

    That's what I thought, but I thought that it was important to check first so that I hadn't missed something obvious.
  2. Spybot only scans the default profiles for Chrome and Edge (Chrome based)

    Whereas Spybot automatically detects all the Firefox profiles that I've set up, it only detects the default profiles that I have for Chrome and Edge (Chrome based) and ignores all the other profiles....
  3. Sorry PepiMK, but I have little idea what you're...

    Sorry PepiMK, but I have little idea what you're talking about here.

    I made it clear that this was the free version from the very start, so not sure what your comment about mentioning that is all...
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    Do I have to download the new version, or will...

    Do I have to download the new version, or will this be fixed automatically when I update the Spybot signatures?
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    Just in case you haven't come across...

    Just in case you haven't come across https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/help/241584/error-1058-error-message-is-displayed-when-a-service-suddenly-stops

    Given that it looks like you (sensibly, in...
  6. Please report this as a bug -...

    Please report this as a bug - https://www.safer-networking.org/support/#contactform

    I have already reported it, but Spybot didn't seem to get the message, and came back asking me if I needed help!...
  7. Good to hear that you were able to reproduce the...

    Good to hear that you were able to reproduce the problem.

    1. The Security Centre Service doesn't start immediately after installing v2.8.67.0, but it does start if you restart your PC. At least...
  8. Spybot 2.8 - Why is it so hard to switch off the Windows Security Centre integration?

    I've just installed Spybot 2.8.67.0 free version. The installer forces you to install the Security Centre Service because there is no option to leave this out. But this means that you can't run...
  9. Can you find the C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot -...

    Can you find the C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2 directory?

    That's where Spybot's files will be installed, assuming that you accepted the default location and are running a 64...
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    In case anyone is interested, I contacted Spybot...

    In case anyone is interested, I contacted Spybot about this and got the following reply:
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    Distributed Beta Testing Service

    Is Spybot still using the Distributed Beta Testing Service https://download.spybot.info/SDDT/

    I happened to look at it recently and the last test that ran on my PC was in November 2018.

    Am I...
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    MD5 for Spybot 2.7 Free

    The MD5 for Spybot 2.7 Free is shown as c46099e1df46092ad8c761a07cf9f1a9 on https://www.safer-networking.org/dl/

    However, I've just downloaded it twice from the Spybot locations, e.g....
  13. Just confirming that the solution works. I...

    Just confirming that the solution works.

    I have another problem that appears to be related to unchecking the option to install the Windows Security Centre integration when doing this installation,...
  14. Thanks Zenobia! I'll give that a try and...

    Thanks Zenobia!

    I'll give that a try and report back.
  15. I've just started to have the same problem. This...

    I've just started to have the same problem. This is with Spybot v2.6.46.

    I've checked the SDAV.dll file that is installed with the SDAV.dll from...
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    Spybot v2.6 - Minor bug

    I've just updated Spybot to v2.6.46 and while checking that the versions were up to date using the Help - About function in each tool, I got these errors when checking in the System Scan and Immunise...
  17. I just tried to update Spybot and it took...

    I just tried to update Spybot and it took multiple attempts to get all the updates with correct hashes. I didn't bother to check the servers that were causing problems, since Spybot makes this...
  18. Looks like this is fixed now. I just got a 13...

    Looks like this is fixed now. I just got a 13 October 2016 version with no errors.

    Thanks.
  19. Error during update - "Adware-C.sbi-20161012.cab" does not match expected hash

    I'm getting this error when trying to get this week's updates.

    Could you please fix this.


    [00:00.000] [i] Update started...
    [00:00.014] [+] Updating Service is active.
    [00:00.027] [.]...
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    I was just able to get this week's definitions...

    I was just able to get this week's definitions for v1.6.2.
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    Nothing here either. From memory there is a...

    Nothing here either.

    From memory there is a holiday around this time of year, so that may be the reason, and they'll be out today.
  22. Windows Defender and Spybot v2.4 were working...

    Windows Defender and Spybot v2.4 were working together for me on Windows 10 build 10162 (and earlier builds) up until about the time that the installer for Spybot v2.5 was placed on the desktop.
    ...
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    Forum uses obsolete cipher suite

    The forum is using an obsolete cipher suite:

    https://forums.spybot.info/attachment.php?attachmentid=12293&d=1438837380
  24. Are you asking me to figure out what operating...

    Are you asking me to figure out what operating system and Spybot version Travasaurus is using?

    I'm not sure that I can do that, though from his/her opening post it appears likely that the upgrade...
  25. No, you're not. See...

    No, you're not. See https://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?72511-Does-SpyBot-S-amp-D-affect-W10-s-Windows-Defender



    PepiMK says it's not a Spybot problem. I'm not so sure. I have however...
  26. This isn't fixed in build 10240. And here is...

    This isn't fixed in build 10240.

    And here is the screenshot to prove it:

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    Clicking on the <Turn on now> button does nothing.
  27. I think that there is some confusion here. No...

    I think that there is some confusion here. No one, as far as I can see in this thread, has reported being able to enable Windows Defender with Spybot running.

    However, when Spybot is blocking...
  28. When Windows Defender isn't running you should be...

    When Windows Defender isn't running you should be able to restart it in Control Panel under System and Security, then Security and Maintenance, i.e.

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    Obviously, since I've uninstalled...
  29. Note that uninstalling Spybot v2.5 doesn't...

    Note that uninstalling Spybot v2.5 doesn't uninstall the startup entry "Makes sure Spybot 2 is there on Windows 10".
  30. Just found the same thing. Windows Defender was...

    Just found the same thing. Windows Defender was off and couldn't be started. I tried updating Spybot to v2.5 using the updater on the desktop, and there was no change. After removing Spybot,...
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    Is this the end for v1.6.2

    When I downloaded this week's updates for v1.6.2 I got a message encouraging me to upgrade to v2.4.

    Does this imply that v1.6.2 won't be supported for much longer?
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    Thanks! I've been able to get the updates now.

    Thanks!

    I've been able to get the updates now.
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    No new definitions for v1.6.2

    As happened a while back http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?70656-Definitions-update v1.6.2 isn't getting this week's definitions.

    Could someone please fix this.

    Thanks!
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    Scanning Chrome profiles

    I run Chrome with different profiles using the --user-data-dir option - see http://peter.sh/experiments/chromium-command-line-switches/

    As far as I can tell, Spybot doesn't scan these profiles,...
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    I've received a message that Spybot has found and...

    I've received a message that Spybot has found and fixed a couple of problems, so here's hoping that updates for v1.6.2 work as expected from now on.

    Note that as part of the fix, there is a...
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    If you're asking about this thread, my guess is...

    If you're asking about this thread, my guess is that they're ignoring it and hoping that it goes away.

    If you're asking about the forum, well Zenobia posted a reply just over an hour after your...
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    I can't get updates for v1.6.2. There are...

    I can't get updates for v1.6.2.

    There are updates for today listed at http://www.safer-networking.org/about/updates/ so it looks like something has gone wrong again.
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    Please could we have a response to this. Thanks.

    Please could we have a response to this. Thanks.
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    I'd like to know about this too. Could someone...

    I'd like to know about this too.

    Could someone from Spybot please respond.
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    You should see some repetition of the counts as...

    You should see some repetition of the counts as Spybot immunises different aspects of your system. I can't reproduce your numbers exactly, but here is part of what I see. The column order is...
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    I wouldn't count on hearing anything from Spybot....

    I wouldn't count on hearing anything from Spybot. In my experience they are terrible at keeping users informed in situations like this - the only chance that we will hear anything definitive is if...
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    See...

    See http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?70656-Definitions-update

    Apparently Spybot is investigating, but for now you will need to update manually - see the "Other Downloads" section at the...
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    The manual update appears to have worked - when I...

    The manual update appears to have worked - when I check Spybot it shows that the definitions are now for 11 June 2014.

    What have your investigations shown?
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    It's part of the installation process, it's not...

    It's part of the installation process, it's not part of Spybot.
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    When I check with v1.6.2 it says that there are...

    When I check with v1.6.2 it says that there are no updates available. Have you forgotten to provide those updates?
  46. amba2: I can't give you a definitive answer, but...

    amba2: I can't give you a definitive answer, but since you get a similar message when you run a programme, my assumption is that Spybot is doing something like checking the file's security...
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    Is that the best approach? I much prefer the...

    Is that the best approach?

    I much prefer the Malwarebytes approach since it warns me that OpenCandy is in the installer, and so I know to be especially careful with the installer options. ...
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    Are you sure that this is a DelZip190.dll error?...

    Are you sure that this is a DelZip190.dll error?

    I have seen errors with DelZip179.dll - see

    - http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?60518-DelZip179-dll-error
    -...
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    I just checked the example file I gave above to...

    I just checked the example file I gave above to see if the new signature announced in this week's update picked up OpenCandy. It didn't.

    This is using v1.6.2 using the detection updates for 20...
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    OpenCandy PUP not detected

    According to http://www.safer-networking.org/about/updates/ OpenCandy was added to the PUPs list on 9 October 2013.

    However, when I scan...
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