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by tomron / February 24, 2006 10:57 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) tucows have alot more..
by Melati Hitam / February 24, 2006 4:10 PM PST
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(NT) (NT) beware of adware/spyware
by Melati Hitam / February 24, 2006 4:10 PM PST
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(NT) (NT) Can you elaborate
by tomron / February 24, 2006 8:46 PM PST
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As all we know, that many freeware
by Melati Hitam / February 24, 2006 10:30 PM PST
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are containing adware/spyware...

Scan it, read about it, look for any references, before you install...

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(NT) (NT) Much appreciated
by tomron / February 25, 2006 12:24 AM PST
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Sysinternals is a completely reliable firm;
by Paul C / February 25, 2006 6:18 PM PST

you won't have a spyware/adware problem with their software.

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Paul
by tomron / February 25, 2006 8:36 PM PST

Have you tried it?

Their is alot of info there,but not find a similar tool at tucows as mentioned.

Tom

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It is a very handy utility for...
by Edward ODaniel / February 27, 2006 1:48 AM PST
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monitoring startup apps.

Software available from Sysinternals (or their commercial software from Winternals) is dependable and has no "ad ware" or "spy ware" to worry about. For that matter the software you find on SoftPedia (where you linked to) is certified free of adware, spyware, and viral content by SoftPedia who monitors everything they link to or offer.

The mention of Tucows was simply to inform that similar types of startup application monitors are available through searching the Tucows site such as:
http://www.tucows.com/search?search_terms=startup&search_scope=win&search_adv=0&search_size=&search_size_multi=b

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No need to worry...
by PKsteven / January 19, 2007 7:58 AM PST
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Just used RKR (rootkitreavealer) yesterday, it seems a registry key from a freebie called Notables left it's droppings behind. Still can't determine if it's a rootkit or not, they guys at sysinternals forum are very helpful and have kept the key for future reference. My point is, these tools are EXTREMELY useful. I believe this was the set of tools that were originally by (can't remember name) and MS bought them out. I used some of these before MS bought them. Anywho, I don't think you'll be getting spyware from them. If you want to check for rootkits, use the above. Also to get rid of stubborn nulls, regdelnull is excellent. If someone doesn't know how to use them, I suggest reading first. I haven't gotten to use many of them as I only use them as I need them. And for everyone's info this is the original site off for these and a lot more....


http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/default.mspx


Cheers,

Paul

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(NT) (NT) Excellent SW tool....like everything from Sysinterals !
by VAPCMD / February 26, 2006 1:34 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) I appreciate the feedback
by tomron / February 26, 2006 3:53 AM PST
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