Adware or spybot???

  misters 21:56 22 Sep 2003
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Hi iwas just wondering what people on this forum recommend i keep Adware or Spybot. I gather that the two do the same thing or do they not sure if not then what is the difference?
Thanx in advance.

  Jester2K II 22:01 22 Sep 2003

Use Both - one at a time. What one might miss the other may pick up.

  MAJ 22:03 22 Sep 2003

Yup, both.

  obbit 22:05 22 Sep 2003

ditto. use both

  TommyRed 22:08 22 Sep 2003

Yeah, I use both and as Jester2K II says after I run one (usually Spybot) the other one nearly always picks up something extra. TR

  MAJ 22:16 22 Sep 2003

Another one you want to use is SpywareBlaster click here but you don't have to do anything with it after it's installed, other than checking for updates every so often.

  spuds 23:01 22 Sep 2003

Yep agree. Both will work quite happy together, so use both.But do not forget, to keep the updates checked on a regular basis.

  The Teacher 23:03 22 Sep 2003

I use both as well. However you will get a message when using Spybot that you have AdAware installed as well. It is nothing to worry about.

  Jester2K II 23:04 22 Sep 2003

Really?? Where?? When??

  powerless 23:09 22 Sep 2003

When you install it.

It may detect Adaware quarantined items.

  krypt1c 23:20 22 Sep 2003

Jester - If you launch spybot and go into settings > settings there's an option display compatability warnings. If you check this, close then launch again you'll get the warning about ad-aware. You can then opt not to dispaly this warning again ;-))

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