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#1 bluesjunior

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Posted 07 February 2007 - 08:41 AM

How often would you recommend to run the full scan option?. I seem to remember Usasma I think it was, mentioning, that using the full scan too often could damage the registry but couldn't find the article again via search. Wondered what the current thoughts were on this question,

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Posted 07 February 2007 - 08:51 AM

That is depending on the rest of your safety precautions. If you are propperly set up once a week will suffice

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Posted 07 February 2007 - 08:51 PM

Hi bluesjunior, I run the tune up every week or so after the full service scan. I run the full service every other month.
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Posted 08 February 2007 - 07:09 AM

Thanks for that Boopme I will try it that way also. Thanks.
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Posted 10 February 2007 - 11:18 AM

Hi boopme,
I need to ask a question about Windows Live One Care.

A few months ago I ran the program once.
There is a listing for Windows Safety Scanner in my Add/Remove programs and a Folder for it in my C drive.

But I can't access the program to get it to run!

Noticed the home page has changed since I last used used it.
Tried the "Scan Now" option, but appears you have to sign up for the 90 trial, so just canceled until I knew exactly what I was doing!
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Posted 10 February 2007 - 11:25 AM

Hi boopme,
I need to ask a question about Windows Live One Care.

A few months ago I ran the program once.
There is a listing for Windows Safety Scanner in my Add/Remove programs and a Folder for it in my C drive.

But I can't access the program to get it to run!

Noticed the home page has changed since I last used used it.
Tried the "Scan Now" option, but appears you have to sign up for the 90 trial, so just canceled until I knew exactly what I was doing!

This is something else as the online scan from Microsoft which is free. safety.live.com

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Posted 10 February 2007 - 12:14 PM

TMacK. this is the link you want
click ONLY the box saying "Full Sevice Scan" near mid page,under the wrench icon. This is the free scan. the other is a security suite you subscribe too. Haven't used that.
I run the full scan only every other month or so, I use the clean up and tune up in between.
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Posted 10 February 2007 - 04:18 PM

Also, please note that the On-line scanner will place a folder in your program files. This is not a program you can run yourself. You must go through the browser and it will access and update those files prior to scanning your computer.

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Posted 10 February 2007 - 09:20 PM

Thanx boopme and OB,
That is the same link to Windows Live OneCare Safety Scanner that I had tried.
When I clicked on the "Full Service Scan" I was a bit unsure about accepting the terms of the "agreement",as I don't remember doing this last time.

Just another one of those C.R.A.F.T. moments.......Can't Remember A F*** Thing!!!

This is something else as the online scan from Microsoft which is free. safety.live.com

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Posted 10 February 2007 - 09:33 PM

If you type in safety.live.com you will be taken to the onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm I just did it so I know.

The site has links to both the paid version and the on-line scanner. The EULA, agreement, is the same for both, and you have to agree to it before the on-line scanner will work. Note that even though the EULA mentions payment, the on-line scanner - the center button - is free.

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Posted 10 February 2007 - 09:35 PM

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