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#1 cherylisfun

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Posted 24 September 2005 - 11:18 PM

I have been using spybot search n destroy since it was recomended to me
by this site months ago.
A couple of weeks ago it wouldn't update...it started n' downloaded the updates
then said the update wasnt successful something about "badsum" or something.

I uninstalled it finally n' downloaded it again....it is still having the same problem...
now it says I can't run it until I update and when I try to update I get the "badsum"
message.

Any ideas?
Thank you in advance.
-Cheryl

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#2 jgweed

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Posted 25 September 2005 - 12:02 AM

You may need to change where you are getting updates from. The same thing happened to me just know when I tried downloading updates. After trying several sources, this one worked for me:

Log:

Downloaded update info file. (http://www.safer-networking.org/updates/spybotsd.ini)


You can change the source by using the icon just to the right of "search for updates" and a drop down menu will show available sites.

Regards,
John

Edited by jgweed, 25 September 2005 - 12:03 AM.

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#3 cherylisfun

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Posted 25 September 2005 - 01:13 AM

Thank You very much. I accidently came across an update for the program at
magorgeeks.com and decided what the heck....right? Well IT WORKED!!
Thank you for your prompt response!
-Cheryl




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