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Safety.live.com Vista Beta


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#1 usasma

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Posted 26 December 2006 - 08:34 AM

I've been recommending this scan for some time for users of XP. It's now available in beta form for the Vista users out there.

It's benefits include:
1) Scanning for malware
2) Registry cleaning
3) Deletion of Temp files
4) Defragging your hard drive
5) Open port scan
6) a bit of System information
7) Changing your oil (OK, so I fibbed about this one! :huh:

You can reach it by navigating to the http://safety.live.com/ page and clicking on the beta link. Also, here's the direct link: http://safety.live.com/site/en-us/center/whatsnew.htm

You'll have to use Internet Explorer (v7 will work), allow pop-ups from the site, and follow the prompts to install the ActiveX control (and the inevitable UAC prompts) in order for it to run. It's running on my system right now. I'll let y'all know the results when it's done.
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Posted 26 December 2006 - 09:28 AM

The scan worked quite well. It gave 5 errors in trying to fix file type associations in the HKCU registry keys(.wpl, .wms, .cda, .wmz, .wmd) but otherwise it did all that it was expected to do!
My browser caused a flood of traffic, sio my IP address was banned. Hope to fix it soon. Will get back to posting as soon as Im able.

- John  (my website: http://www.carrona.org/ )**If you need a more detailed explanation, please ask for it. I have the Knack. **  If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. My eye problems have recently increased and I'm having difficult reading posts. (23 Nov 2017)FYI - I am completely blind in the right eye and ~30% blind in the left eye.<p>If the eye problems get worse suddenly, I may not be able to respond.If that's the case and help is needed, please PM a staff member for assistance.




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