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    Ad-aware problems

    Here's an article about the recent Ad-aware multiple releases. Newest Ad-Aware Exposes Some Users

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    Is that a subscribers only page? I just get
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    Thank you for visiting PCWorld.com. Unfortunately, we cannot locate the page you requested. It is possible that the resource you are trying to reach has been removed from our site; alternatively, the link you followed may be outdated. (In most cases, our site can automatically redirect you when resources move to new locations, but in some instances, you'll see this page instead.)

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    I could read it when Joe posted the link this afternoon (European time), but now I get the same page you do. The story seems to have been taken away, for a search for AdAware on the PWorld site turns up some other items, but not the one I saw.

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    I just tried it and it failed in the same way. As Hans said, I guess they pulled the article. If you search the site for "adaware 1.02" you should see the headline.

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    So what point was the article making?

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    If I remember correctly, the main point was that the first two releases of AdAware SE (1.01 and 1.02) have security problems. There was some doubt whether these have been fixed completely in the latest release, but still it is recommended for everyone who installed 1.01 or 1.02 to download and install release 1.03.

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    Stuart

    FYI, here is the article (.mht format will open in IE)

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    Alan,

    Thanks for the info. I have removed your attachment for copyright reasons. HansV summary in <post#=399359>post 399359</post#> seems to have captured the main points of the article, without risking the wrath of the lawyers.

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    Fair enough. Didn't give a thought to copyright I'm afraid. So long as you got the info OK.

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    Lavasoft have issued a press release which refutes much of the contents of that article. This is probably the reason the article was withdrawn.

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    Re: Ad-aware problems

    Thanks Tony. Certainly a lesson there, in taking such stories as gospel. I note that the Lavasoft press release link to the original PCWorld article is also a dead one now. It redirects to http://www.pcworld.com/resource/redir/oops.asp. Maybe this is their way of saying sorry. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>

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