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by tomron / January 20, 2006 6:16 AM PST

If you click on the tea time icon in the system tray(bottom right)>settings

There are four buttons

Allow processes
Blocked processes
Allowed registry changes
Blocked registry changes

No matter which one I click on they are always empty

Point being,should'nt there be some activity

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Not Unless You're Making Registry Changes By .....
by tobeach / January 20, 2006 1:59 PM PST
In reply to: Spybot B & W list

say cleaning or deleting, or perhaps doing a lot of new installs. Making changes say by running Msconfig and changing start-up items should throw up an "allow" question.
Also considering how you're answering the question and whether you tick "remember this decision" so it won't bother you again over the same action.
Possibly you've sent the list to archive leaving a blank report list wherein you've made no changes to system settings since.
Of course, if you have Tea Timer disabled it would generate none. Maybe you have TT's icon registered in your task bar settings as
"always show" instead of " Hide when inactive" so you thing its live even tho actually disabled.
One other possible?: Do you have CCleaner or similar and is Spybot listed under applications to be cleaned with each run?
Generally I figure "no reports" suggests a very clean and STABLE system with few if any changes occurring.
I think that's a good thing! Happy

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tobeach
by tomron / January 20, 2006 2:36 PM PST

Good catch,I do have CCleaner & spybot is checked

Regarding your statement

"Maybe you have TT's icon registered in your task bar settings as
"always show" instead of " Hide when inactive" so you thing its live even tho actually disabled"

I do not see options for always show or hide when inactive
thanx,
Tom

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Its on the taskbar property option
by Melati Hitam / January 20, 2006 3:52 PM PST
In reply to: tobeach

right click on the taskbar, properties .. and you will see the option.

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Task bar properites
by tomron / January 21, 2006 12:04 AM PST

Right clicked on task bar>properites and did not see options for always show or hide when inactive

Os 2K pro

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(NT) (NT) ups, I not familiar with win 2k... sorry.
by Melati Hitam / January 21, 2006 2:15 AM PST
In reply to: Task bar properites
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(NT) (NT) Ok,thanx anyway,somebody else might know 2K pro
by tomron / January 21, 2006 7:36 AM PST
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