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Ad-aware Freezing At Certain Point


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#1 Amphex

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Posted 05 October 2006 - 12:27 AM

My computer is becoming swarmed in spyware, ads, hijacked Google search results, etc. I've used Ad-Aware for some time now and it's done a great job at getting the spyware at bay, and if I see any signs of any new one's, I use the program again to rid myself of them. Everytime I've used Ad-Aware it's worked fine. Now though, it just freezes up when it get's to this point while scanning:

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I've tried rebooting my computer and reinstalling the program, but neither have worked. Also, I use Windows XP 5.1 Service Pack 2. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Posted 05 October 2006 - 07:40 AM

Have you tried running Ad-Aware in Safe Mode?
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Posted 05 October 2006 - 07:49 AM

You might also want to review the following pinned topics at Lavasoft Support Forums > FAQ's > Ad-Aware SE:
Why does Ad-Aware freeze during a scan?
Ad-Aware becomes unresponsive during a file system scan
During An Ad-aware Scan, My Computer Restarts

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