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  1. No, it shouldn't do that. Look for Firefox in...

    No, it shouldn't do that. Look for Firefox in the list of processes. Click the top of the process column to sort the processes in alphabetical order. It may be running as a process but not show as...
  2. Do a CTRL-ALT-DEL and bring up the task manager. ...

    Do a CTRL-ALT-DEL and bring up the task manager. Double check that Firefox is not running in the background. Something in your startup may have called it, and it didn't close.
  3. It is recommended to disable Windows Defender. ...

    It is recommended to disable Windows Defender. Turn Windows Defender on or off
  4. To disable Windows Defender, see Windows Defender...

    To disable Windows Defender, see Windows Defender - Windows - Microsoft.

    For a list of uninstallers with links to the publishers' uninstall tools, see Uninstallers – Security Software. Scroll...
  5. Permissions.sqlite may be corrupted. However, a...

    Permissions.sqlite may be corrupted. However, a new Firefox profile would have a clean Permissions.sqlite so there might be another security program causing the problem.

    See

    [Solved.] Cookie...
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    If you no longer have Firefox installed and don't...

    If you no longer have Firefox installed and don't plan on reinstalling it, you can safely delete the entire Firefox profile folder. When SpyBot Search & Destroy is run next, there will be no Firefox...
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    SpyBot Search & Destroy is likely finding Firefox...

    SpyBot Search & Destroy is likely finding Firefox profile folders that weren't removed when Firefox was uninstalled. Users are given the option when uninstalling Firefox to delete the profiles.
    ...
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    There were no new immunizations on my WinXP Pro...

    There were no new immunizations on my WinXP Pro SP3 with the September 5th update, either. Perhaps you WinXP machine wasn't fully immunized before, or some other program is removing some of the...
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    Thank you, this is much appreciated. The new...

    Thank you, this is much appreciated. The new Updates tab will be a great resource.
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    Hoping sooner than later. I used the information...

    Hoping sooner than later. I used the information in a small email list that I send to a few friends/family when the update is released. For now, I'm simply give the date along with the fact that...
  11. Thread: HOSTS file

    by Gopher John
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    Yes, it does during the immunization. Currently,...

    Yes, it does during the immunization. Currently, it adds 15,273 entries.
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    Signature Updates Announcement

    With the new website design, the information about the current updates have changed location from the home page at the bottom. It would seem that the new current update of 2012-08-08 would be posted...
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    English translation. It seems he has...

    English translation.


    It seems he has problems updating the signatures, etc.
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    Yes, I updated Firefox on July 17th to 14.0.1. ...

    Yes, I updated Firefox on July 17th to 14.0.1. I'm having no problems using Adobe Flash 11.3.300.265 with it.
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    The English version is here

    The English version is here
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    Firefox 14 is scheduled for release July 17th. ...

    Firefox 14 is scheduled for release July 17th. Or, maybe Mozilla is hanging fire waiting for a new Adobe Flash release. Mozilla and Adobe are supposed to be working together on the compatibility of...
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    Firefox 13.0.2 is in pre-release testing. ...

    Firefox 13.0.2 is in pre-release testing. Evidently, several third party sites have jumped the gun again and posted it. Some even labeled it "Mozilla Firefox 13.0.2 Final". I wouldn't trust a...
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    Where did you download Firefox 13.0.2? I don't...

    Where did you download Firefox 13.0.2? I don't see it on any of the official Mozilla sites.
  19. @Zenobia, I agree. It's always third party...

    @Zenobia,

    I agree. It's always third party software that adds to the hosts file, or the individual user.

    About my first response to you, I did jump off the rail thinking you were addressing...
  20. It's not about bad or duplicate entries. I was...

    It's not about bad or duplicate entries. I was referring to awa413's mentioning that adding hosts file entries causes IE8 to take a long time to open. It was a known problem with large hosts file...
  21. @awa413 See Internet Explorer 8 issues...

    @awa413

    See Internet Explorer 8 issues


    Solution at bottom.


    If your XP is fully updated, it should already have this update, but make sure.
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    For the past few updates, there have been no new...

    For the past few updates, there have been no new immunizations included, so immunize has no work to do. That is likely what you are seeing. I always make sure that Firefox closes completely (never...
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    On SpyBot Search & Destroy startup, it warns the...

    On SpyBot Search & Destroy startup, it warns the user if a browser is open. It makes the assumption that the user will heed the warning and close all the browsers.

    If Firefox is still in the Task...
  24. I've been using Malware Domains subscriptions...

    I've been using Malware Domains subscriptions along with the EasyList and EasyPrivacy for quite some time in Firefox with AdBlock Plus. However, that doesn't negate the need for the hosts...
  25. The entries in hosts file protect Firefox, Opera...

    The entries in hosts file protect Firefox, Opera and other browsers, so the loss of immunizations there leaves those browsers unprotected from such sites.
  26. I wonder if immunizations are going to be dropped...

    I wonder if immunizations are going to be dropped completely. There used to be updates, including deletions and additions to the hosts file. The immunizations are probably the most valuable part of...
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    As long as there are people wanting a large...

    As long as there are people wanting a large screen, a full sized keyboard, and want some degree of expandability, there will be a market for the desktop PC. That said, my next purchase will likely...
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    SpyBot Search & Destroy 1.62 does (or did) work...

    SpyBot Search & Destroy 1.62 does (or did) work fine on Windows 95a. I bought a Micron Pentium 166Mhz with 96MB of memory back in 1995 or 1996. That thing must have been built like a tank. It...
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    There were no immunizations added on 01/04/2012...

    There were no immunizations added on 01/04/2012 update.
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    There was an issue with MSIE 8 and large hosts...

    There was an issue with MSIE 8 and large hosts file. If Windows is fully updated, this issue should have been resolved. See Spybot Immunize Plus IE 8 Final Equals Disaster On WinXP SP3 and...
  31. See Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File...

    See Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File.
  32. The entries between # Start of entries...

    The entries between

    # Start of entries inserted by Spybot - Search & Destroy
    # This list is Copyright 2000-2010 Safer-Networking Ltd.

    and

    # End of entries inserted by Spybot - Search &...
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    You should be able to get that information from...

    You should be able to get that information from the publishers of the other programs.
  34. There was a spam post in this thread this morning...

    There was a spam post in this thread this morning which I reported. It has since been removed. That is probably the reason for the thread bump-up.
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    The process isn't that difficult, I agree. ...

    The process isn't that difficult, I agree. However, the ability to disable it's services permanently should be in the SpyBot S&D interface.
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    I'd stay away from Ask. Products with Ask...

    I'd stay away from Ask.

    Products with Ask Toolbar - Calendar of Updates
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    I did a search for BankofAmerica in the hosts...

    I did a search for BankofAmerica in the hosts file using EditPad Lite, and it was not found. I have 2011-09-21 definitions and am fully immunized.

    Hosts file can be opened in any text editor. ...
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    There could be a Firefox profile that you aren't...

    There could be a Firefox profile that you aren't using that contains those bookmarks.

    Profile folder - Firefox
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    See Error during check - failed to get data for...

    See Error during check - failed to get data for. It sounds like a damaged advcheck.dll.

    Error during check.
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    See Immunization Settings for Firefox Lost Every...

    See Immunization Settings for Firefox Lost Every Time Browser Opened. Although it mentions earlier versions, it still applies. Site Preferences must be unchecked in Firefox.
  41. I've had no problems with Avast 6.0.1203 and...

    I've had no problems with Avast 6.0.1203 and SpyBot Search & Destroy 1.6.2.46. This is an old thread which you've resurrected.
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    See post...

    See post http://forums.spybot.info/showpost.php?p=395547&postcount=2
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    Does this new Beta 2 correct the problem of not...

    Does this new Beta 2 correct the problem of not being able to permanently disable SpyBot S&D Services via it's user interface? See http://forums.spybot.info/showpost.php?p=404574&postcount=16
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    If you strip those lines, then that is the...

    If you strip those lines, then that is the problem. SpyBot Search & Destroy uses those lines to determine the entries that it owns. If they aren't there then it may consider all entries fair game.
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    Anything that the user adds between the lines...

    Anything that the user adds between the lines below is subject to change by an update of SpyBot Search & Destroy. I have entries above the first line, but after the localhost line and they've never...
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    There are weekly updates, normally on Wednesday. ...

    There are weekly updates, normally on Wednesday. The last was on 05/25/2011.

    SpyBot Search & Destroy usually finds no problems on my machine. That's quite normal for many users, I'd guess.
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    When I uninstalled SpyBot S&D Beta, I disabled...

    When I uninstalled SpyBot S&D Beta, I disabled all it's services beforehand. Immediately after that, without restarting Windows, I was able to uninstall via Add/Remove Programs.

    There were a few...
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    Sandra, Thanks for your reply. I used the...

    Sandra,
    Thanks for your reply.

    I used the Right Click on the system tray to open the Services window in the WinXP Pro SP3 admin account. I then disabled all SpyBot S&D services. This worked...
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    That would likely work. However, it should work...

    That would likely work. However, it should work from within SpyBot S&D. This seems flawed.
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    How is TeaTimer disabled permanently in SpyBot...

    How is TeaTimer disabled permanently in SpyBot S&D 2.0.3 Beta? I can disable from an Admin account in WinXP, log off and enter another account and it is disabled. However, upon restart of Windows,...
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