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Spyware found by MS antispyware

  Rhuddlan 19:53 13 Jun 2005
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I have installed MSN Messenger plus, and after scanning with Microsoft Antispyware it found one piece of spyware which was caused by msn messenger plus it has a moderate threat level and is saying that it requires attention, I chose to ignore it as I want to keep it, any ideas?

  bremner 19:55 13 Jun 2005

What was the spyware called?

  Rhuddlan 20:00 13 Jun 2005

It is called Messenger Plus (Software Bundler) and has two entries in Program Files and loads of registry entries. I never choose the option to install the sponsers during installation so can't understand why this is showing as spyware?

  bremner 20:03 13 Jun 2005

Heres some FAQ on MSN Plus click here

  Rhuddlan 22:00 13 Jun 2005

Done as Vog suggested, cheers.

  Rhuddlan 00:41 17 Jun 2005

This still appears as spyware, I want to keep msn messenger plus, is having it on my system doing any damage? MS antispyware said it is a threat, whilst ad aware and spybot don't pick it up!

  Rhuddlan 02:11 17 Jun 2005

Now, I can't sign into msn messenger! Help I'm at my witts end!

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