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SpybotS&D warning

In an attempt to fix a minor problem I repaired my Internet Explorer 6. Immediately after rebooting a Spybot popup asked me if I would allow a change to my browser. I clicked yes. Now every time I reboot the same message appears - How do I get rid iof it?


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Hi Basil,

just a "thought" - did you "lock" in Internet Explorer in spybotS&D ?? Which version are you running??

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Hi Marianna. The version is 1.3rc3. Could you please tell me in detail what you mean by " did you "lock" in Internet Explorer" - in other words how do I find out and what do I do when I have?


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In spybotS&D go to

IE tweaks and look under "miscellanous" locks - is there something checked?? Take the checks out - reboot. Pop-up gone??

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[NT] Nothing checked

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hmm. ...you are SURE - it is Spybot and NOT SpywareGuard??

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Sorry for wasting your precious time.

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I really am getting senile. I have a tendency to skip my eye over things and when I was younger this was sufficient. My brain is no longer good at flipping important facts into consciousness. There was a small "remember this decision box" that I missed. Take me away to the old folks home.

Sorry Marianna.

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Basil ......... ROFL.......

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we are ALL getting older - hey, NO problem, Basil Happy

Have the feeling you are still "too young" for the old folks home Wink

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