Whos Antispyware?

  powerless 11:43 09 Jan 2005

Default Install of Microsofts Antispyware gives you this on a tool tip of the icon that is placed on the desktop.

click here

It cheered me up and no doubt MS know by now.

  ACOLYTE 11:46 09 Jan 2005

What does the validate thing mean and do you need to install the activex controll?

  powerless 11:49 09 Jan 2005

You mean when you download the file?

It's a way validating your copy of Windows is legal. The ActiveX is the validator...

You don't have to be validated and you can downlaod the file easily.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:49 09 Jan 2005

Tried a right click on the icon and got

"Scan GIANTAnispywareMain.exe" :o)

  ACOLYTE 11:55 09 Jan 2005

Does this run ok with other spyware apps? i dont wont a conflict,i have dloaded it but not installed it yet.As i have never used Giant spyware i cant comment on the icon,lol.

  JIM 11:59 09 Jan 2005

As you say Powerless GIANTAntiSpywareMain all over icons/satellite etc.

As long as it works and does the job.:)

  rawprawn 12:09 09 Jan 2005

No problem with conflicts, I also run Spybot, Spywareblaster, Adaware, and Ccleaner

  rawprawn 12:13 09 Jan 2005

Just one thing I have had a bit of a conflict with Spywareguard regarding Start pages, and I have had to tell MS Antispyware to "Always ignore" my home page tiscali. It showed it as a possible threat. Anyone else with a similar problem.

  Baslla321 12:20 09 Jan 2005

rawprawn - Same with me. As I do not have Internet explorer as default page, it asks my permission to either accept it or change it.

  rawprawn 12:34 09 Jan 2005

You can change it's default by going into Advanced Tools / Browser Hijack you can then change various settings, but there are a number of them and I found it a bit complicated but got what I wanted in the end.

  Graham ® 12:37 09 Jan 2005

The technology was acquired from Giant Company Software. click here

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