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Spybot S + D detects something "Alexa Related" - any clues?

by robnan / October 4, 2006 8:11 PM PDT

The link (it says) is "C:\WINNT\Web\related.htm". Sounds like this is not the first time Microsoft related software has been suspected spyware. Should I remove it? My system seems to have no problems and McAfee has not alerted me nor has Ad Aware. If it's nothing to worry about, or even dormant I am sorry to have wasted your time

Thank you all for your efforts

Callum

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Alexa is Microsoft owned.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 4, 2006 10:19 PM PDT

And my reason for panning Windows OneCare and their antispyware products. Hint: It doesn't classify it as spyware.

I'm a bit surprised you asked since your posts show you may be an advanced owner that would hit Google.com to find out what this is.

Bob

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True, but I've
by robnan / October 4, 2006 10:30 PM PDT

lately taken on board certain issues and have placed quite a lot of trust in the moderators on this forum. I will admit, when I was new here I was just thinking the moderators were being rude, but I now realise that knowledge is power and that I'll get a much more straight answer here than Google, where you get yes, no and "in between". I also realised that I was partly to blame for moderators' responses.

Thanks for the exceptionally quick replies and advice - I do value it.

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(NT) (NT) Thanks peeps, problem sorted, discussion discontinued
by robnan / October 4, 2006 10:31 PM PDT
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