followup: everytime adaware + spybot removes items I run the programs again to ensure they have gone, among the items adaware removed! were 2 tracking cookies, I have now run adaware 4 times and the cookies remain despite adaware saying it has removed them. I always look for updates before running spybot and adaware, the file details are:
Object Type:IECache Entry
Last Activity:23-05-2005 12:58:22 pm
Description:This cookie is known to collect information that may be used either for targeted advertising, or tracking users across a particular website, such as page views or ad click-thrus.