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Running Spyware in Muliple User Accounts?

by sem / June 15, 2007 11:54 AM PDT

I have a Dell Inspiron 9300 w/ XP Media Center SP2.

I run Ad-Aware, Spybot regularly and House call monthly from the admin account. The other two accunts have limited access.

Question - Do i need to run these from the limited access user accounts also or does running them from the admin account cover the other users accounts?

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As far as I know - the administrator account
by Marianna Schmudlach / June 15, 2007 12:25 PM PDT

should be enough, as the entire system will be scanned.

But remember, cookies or Internet cache has to be removed from each user account.

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by tobeach / June 15, 2007 5:06 PM PDT

some Cleaner Programs (example: CCleaner. Because much it cleans is in temp files (incl. Internet Files) it needs to be run from EACH Desktop account.

Makes some sense as I (for example) maybe finished with everything and run cleaner BUT Mary may have something in a temp file she hasn't saved yet (say pictures)and I wouldn't know and otherwise might delete if done all in one swoop. Grin

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