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    DoS Article/AdAware

    Hi all,

    I ran across this here.

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    Re: DoS Article/AdAware

    Adaware is a useful little program <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.wopr.com/cgi-bin/w3t/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=free&Number=15892>we mentioned way back in February</A>, this Forum. Along with a couple of others it can give you a decent protective suite which costs nothing at all. (Have a look on my website). However, Adaware is limited to removing only that spyware it knows about. You can also stop certain apps working if you remove their adware (e.g. Go!Zilla) - so use it with care.

    Also check out the Outlook Express Forum for <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.wopr.com/cgi-bin/w3t/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=oe&Number=20498>OE: Scary Experience</A> 6th March.

    Later.... PS Many thanks to my literary editor who neatened up the access to the messages mentioned. I've taken a copy of the URL so I can use the format in future.

    Rgds

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    Re: DoS Article/AdAware

    That's great. Maybe someone who didn't see the Feb post will see this one.

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    AdAware 5.0

    Just released today
    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.lavasoft.de/>http://www.lavasoft.de/</A>

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    Re: AdAware 5.0

    Thanks for that. The latest version I could get (4.6) found another 8 pieces of spyware in my cookies jar.
    Don't you just love incremental upgrades?

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    Re: AdAware 5.0

    I checked last night and Lavasoft says AA V5.0 is still in beta ... ?

    (I can't check now from work because corporate systemwide internet security blocks the site. Apparently they don't like "soft.de" in there, there must be a lot of German porn sites. Reminds me that I was also blocked from reviewing a ski resort's adult private lesson rates presumably because of the word "adult"! How we are treated as children. On the other hand a guy in my division was discovered to have an extensive work-PC porn library after he left.)
    -John ... I float in liquid gardens
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    Re: AdAware 5.0

    Version 5 is up and running...I installed it this morning.
    I forgot to uninstall 4.6, I kept getting same stuff on the site. Then I re-read instructions..uninstalled 4.6 and then installed version 5. <img src=/S/laugh.gif border=0 alt=laugh width=15 height=15>

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    Re: DoS Article/AdAware

    AdAware 5.5b is available <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.voiceofthepublic.com/Lavasoft/index.htm>here</A>. Although their site says that this is still beta version, it seems to work fine for me.

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    Re: DoS Article/AdAware

    Michael,

    Thanks for posting that link. I'm on GRC's mailing list, but that one didn't get to me. I got ZoneAlarm after his LeakTest came out, and I've felt much safer ever since. It occasionally gets annoying to have such a thorough firewall running on my PC, but it's worth the annoyance to keep zombies like that off my laptop.
    Charlotte

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