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AdAware and Spybot questions

by grandpaw7 / March 5, 2005 10:41 AM PST

Sorry of they seem too kindergarten

I use "delete archive" to remove objects that are quarantined in AdAware, right?

In Spybot Immunize, in the "permanently running bad download blocker for IE", I presume I should keep that enable and check the "enable permanent blocking of bad addresses in IE" box, right?

I chose the "ask for blocking confirmation" option. Is there good reason to do that?

Thanks, grandpaw

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none that springs readily
by dawillie / March 5, 2005 11:07 AM PST

however if you want your warm and fuzzy elevated, do it.

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Hi, dawillie
by grandpaw7 / March 5, 2005 10:36 PM PST

please tell me what page you are on and I'll see if I can find it.

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by roddy32 / March 5, 2005 10:52 PM PST

The answer to your first quetion about Ad-Aware is yes, you can delete the quarantined archive to remove them, There are many options for quarantined objects. I think your easiest way to understand them would be to open Ad-Aware and open the help file and go to the index and scroll download to "quarantine" and then hit the display button and your options would be displayed. As far as the Spybot question, Yes you want to enable "enable permanent blocking of bad addresses in IE". Personally I have mine blocking them silently so I don't have popups all the time asking me questions. I have ALWAYS had it that way and have never had a problem.

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