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#1 huMAC

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Posted 20 August 2007 - 06:40 PM

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/use-ad-aware-2007-to-remove-spyware/



On that tutorial it said to download Ad-Aware SE, but the download link is for Ad-Aware 2007 Plus. I was following the steps to kill some popup but I was stuck at the part, would someone help me out.

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 09:53 AM

Ad-Aware 2007 Plus is just the newer version of Ad-Aware SE. It is widely debated over which one is better but I would say to stick with 2007 while you don't have any sentimental value with SE (because SE will be losing support if it already hasn't). There are small differences but nothing that a few minutes of dinking around won't solve.

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 11:51 AM

You can still get Ad-Aware SE here and download the updates manually from lavasoft.com/support.

However, I would recommend that you download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free for Home Users which IMO does a better job.
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#4 Alan D

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 12:09 PM

I would recommend taking a careful look at the posts in the Lavasoft forum before you decide about installing AdAware 2007:
http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showforum=146

(Quietman7's suggestion about Superantispyware is excellent advice.)
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