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Old 01-21-2007, 10:06 AM   #1
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Hi, i need to get rid of some spyware so i tried running some software (advacned spyware remover) in safe mode, the problem is that when i ran it in safe mode nothing happened, and in task manager it was only using about 64k of memory. I wondered if anyone knew how to get this working, or some better software that definetly works in safe mode. Thanks.
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Old 01-21-2007, 10:38 AM   #2
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you could always give ad-aware and spybot s&d a try.
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ad-aware like mammikoura said, also a-squared is a good scanner aswell
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Old 01-21-2007, 10:42 AM   #4
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ok, i'll try em, cheers. I just hope they run in safe mode.
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ok, i'll try em, cheers. I just hope they run in safe mode.
they should be fine
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Old 01-21-2007, 11:07 AM   #6
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Spybot search and destroy is also a good scanner of that stuff.
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Old 01-21-2007, 11:21 AM   #7
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Spybot search and destroy is also a good scanner of that stuff.
Its already listed above
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Old 01-21-2007, 02:20 PM   #8
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u dont need to do it in safemode and advanced spyware remover sucks if ur usin it the free one. doesnt do anything but deletre tracking cookies.
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