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#1 stevev

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Posted 09 October 2007 - 08:04 PM

I downloaded the ram scanner from www.crucial.com, which i've been told and seen on many forums is a trusted site.

As soon as it downloaded i got a message from Norton saying it has protected me from Adware.Zangosearch. I've scanned my computer with : Ad-Aware 2007, A-Squared Free and Spybot - Search & Destory 1.5 all of them found Nothing.

Is it just Norton giving a false reading or are the other programs missing something?

*all programs are upto date

Thanks For Any Help.

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Posted 09 October 2007 - 09:29 PM

No single product is 100% foolproof and can detect and remove all threats at any given time. The security community is in a constant state of change as new malware infections appear. Each vendor has its own definition of what constitutes spyware and scanning your computer using different criteria will yield different results. The fact that each program has its own definition files means that some malware may be picked up by one that could be missed by another. The fact that Norton found and protected you from Zangosearch means it did its job.

If you'd like to try a more comprehensive scan, then download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free in "Safe Mode".
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