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Old 06-13-03, 11:28 AM
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Killed all spyware but 1

Using spy bot and panicware popup blocker, I have eliminated almost all spyware and popups....Except from netpalnow.com.
As soon as I open IE it does a pop up, and places an icon on my desktop and adds 4 folders to my favorites.
How can I stop this.
Thanks
Old 06-13-03, 11:44 AM
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try adaware, it might have better luck.
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Ad-aware satisfy's my needs.
Old 06-13-03, 04:59 PM
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I use Ad-aware + Spybot.
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I've used Ad Aware for years, but I recently gave SpyBot Search and Destroy a try. It's pretty cool, but I don't know if it is better. I would like to only use one or the other, if one is "clearly" superior. Is there a general agreement by the pros?
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I'm certainly not a pro but the consensus among general users is to use both Spybot - Search and Destroy as well as Ad-aware. It seems that either one of them seem to alert you to items that the other software misses during scans.
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Re: Killed all spyware but 1

Originally posted by josuff247
Using spy bot and panicware popup blocker, I have eliminated almost all spyware and popups....Except from netpalnow.com.
As soon as I open IE it does a pop up, and places an icon on my desktop and adds 4 folders to my favorites.
How can I stop this.
Thanks
Have you updated the Spybot definition files?

I use Spybot myself. I used to use AdAware until they started falling waaay behind because they were developing their next gen prog (which I haven't looked at). Spybot is continually updated so it's pretty good. I know that AdAware is now trialware so Spybot does the trick for me.

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