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Ad Aware shuts down system

by chipperjatl / March 26, 2005 5:49 AM PST

Everytime I go to run Ad aware, it starts scanning and moments later a dialog box comes up and says the system is restarting, to save your work and log off. This is the only program that ever does that to my computer. Any ideas on how I could fix that?

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Try uninstalling it and
by roddy32 / March 26, 2005 5:55 AM PST

reinstalling it chipperjatl.

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Try Reinstalling
by matthewmanning / March 26, 2005 7:45 AM PST

Do shut down any other virus protection program(s) you are running and try reinstalling it again.

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