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#1 raidencmc

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Posted 01 January 2008 - 10:37 PM

I have a couple of questions and am going to split them up into a couple of post. So you might want to take a look at the other post.



I have Ad-Aware and Spyblaster(both free) running on my PC. I do not see them in my system tray. I am wondering if I should or are they just there for scanning purposes.

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Posted 01 January 2008 - 10:56 PM

Neither of these programs put icons in the system tray. If you had the paid version of Ad-Aware, that would come with Ad-Watch which does place an icon there. Ad-Aware free is an on-demand scanner and doesn't run unless you run it. SpywareBlaster simply puts code into the computer to keep spyware from getting on the computer. It really doesn't 'run' at all.

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Posted 02 January 2008 - 04:27 PM

As for your question in regards to multiple accounts, your primary anti-virus and most anti-malware scans should check everything when you perform a full system scan. Other utilities may not. You need to read the documentation and help files that come with your programs to determine the vendor's recommendations.
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