Re: Ad Aware and Alternatives

Ad Aware was never FS's baby. The JAWS scripts for it were always done
by a third party. The nice thing about third-party scripts is that we're
not reliant on FS for them. The down side is that we have no guarantee
that the designer will maintain enthusiasm for the project.

Bruce
On Mon, 17 Dec 2007 11:53:56 -0800, "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
said:
> P.S.
> 
> So if the new version isn't supported yet by Jaws scripts, and FS hasn't 
> addressed the update in their Development department yet, then I guess 
> AdAware is now a lost cause except for maybe the Jaws cursor jockeys,
> bless 
> their hardy souls. What's the name of that other one? C cleaner? How come
> we 
> never heard of that before?
> 
> Well, time to check. Google, here I come.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Griffiths, Steve" <Steve.Griffiths@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, December 17, 2007 11:20 AM
> Subject: RE: Ad Aware and Alternatives
> 
> 
> The Lavasoft support forums home page at http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/
> says the following under the Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE link:
> "Note: Ad-Aware SE will be expiring Dec. 31 2007. Update your program to
> the new version: Ad-Aware 2007"
> 
> Steve
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Yardbird
> Sent: 17 December 2007 15:38
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Ad Aware and Alternatives
> 
> I've used AdAware for years, myself, and in recent months I haven't
> received
> from AdAware any notification at all that AdAware SE Personal would
> become
> obsolete in a couple of weeks and have to be replaced by a version
> called
> 2007, which I will have to install only to discover that I can't use it
> with
> Jaws. Can anyone confirm where this news comes from?
> 
> Thank you.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Troy Burnham" <homerun@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, December 17, 2007 5:10 AM
> Subject: Re: Ad Aware and Alternatives
> 
> 
> Hi Cindy,
> The other one I use is Spybot but with the current version I have to use
> the
> Jaws cursor quite a bit.
> Troy
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Cindy Handel" <cindy425@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "JFW" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, December 17, 2007 5:37 AM
> Subject: Ad Aware and Alternatives
> 
> 
> I've used Ad Aware for years and have liked it.  But, if we won't be
> able to
> use 2007 and the current version won't be supported after December 31,
> can
> anyone suggest a comparable program, which works well with JAWS?
> 
> Cindy
> 
> 
> "Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then...find the
> way."
> Abraham Lincoln
> 
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