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Ad Aware Free Internet Security

by ikkaxi / September 1, 2011 4:54 AM PDT

I have this program however the 'Ad Watch' real time protection went OFF. How can I correct this?
I can't delete and re-install because I'm not an administrator.
My computer is a Windows 7.The security I use is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, CCleaner, Avg free and Ad Aware.
Thanks so much for your help.

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You are not an Administrator
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 1, 2011 5:04 AM PDT

You don't say why you are not an Administrator but since that is the case get the computers' Administrator to look at it for you.


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AdAware Security
by ikkaxi / September 1, 2011 7:11 AM PDT

I tried unsuccessfully to upgrade to the latest version hoping this might bring " Ad Watch Real Live Protection" ON again.A notice stated that I would have to sign in as an administrator to continue.
Now I'm stuck as I don't know what to do next. I do not have an administrator for my computer.
Please help.

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Tell us more.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 1, 2011 8:57 PM PDT
In reply to: AdAware Security

Why are you not an Administrator?

Who is the Administrator for this machine?


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Re: administrator
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 1, 2011 9:11 PM PDT
In reply to: AdAware Security

Windows 7 comes with an administrator account. What did you do with it?


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AdAware Security
by ikkaxi / September 4, 2011 3:53 AM PDT
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I'm sorry for the confusion. I am not familiar with administrators etc. on the computer. I guess I am the administrator. I do know that my "Ad Watch Real Time Protection" is now ON. Why, I don't know. Maybe running all my scans helped.
Thank you for all of your help.

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