Re: Ad Aware and Alternatives

hi,

Not sure what you use. Nodware? What's that? And b. AdAware?what's the "b" 
mean?

Thanks.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "J. Black" <underconstruction1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 9:32 AM
Subject: Re: Ad Aware and Alternatives



Me too. I use nodware. b addaware, works perfectly, protects my system and
runs in the background as well. Once in a while, I do a complete scan. it
finds say 20 threats, most moderate, it asks to delete all, I say yes, yes
and yes. no worries,

Julian

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 9:05 AM
Subject: Re: Ad Aware and Alternatives


> Oh. Well, to be candid, I never stop at the end of the scan, switch to the
> Jaws cursor if necessary, and inspect what AdAware says it's found in the
> way of threats or whatever it calls them. I just say yes to all, major and
> minor. And I've never yet inadvertently thus disabled or deleted a cookie
> so
> that the next time I visited a site that was important to me, I could not
> get on without logging in all over again. Plus, really, I can't even
> understand why AdAware would perceive a simple text cookie as an intrusion
> of any sort. I mean, I do not understand this technically at all.
>
> anyway, please understand that I do not have problems when on the Web or
> anytime else that resemble what people say can be caused by spyware. So
> I'm
> really pretty content, in any case, and all these details others are
> talking
> about-- run this spyware program, then do this, then run that one, etc.,
> all
> seem excessive to me, but only  because I just feel adequately taken care
> of
> by running Spyware Blaster or whatever it is to keep an eye on things, and
> then running AdAware once a week to clean up whatever got through the net.
>
> So it's okay. I just don't have an issue with cookies, is all, Sorry if
> that
> doesn't sound as astute as it ought to.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Alan Clendinen" <alanclendinen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 1:44 AM
> Subject: re: Ad Aware and Alternatives
>
>
> Yardbird,
>
> The only possible reason for deleting cookies prior to running Ad Aware or
> some other anti-spyware program, is so it doesn't flag any
> tracking-cookies
> as spyware. I've done this too, just to make it easier to determine if Ad
> Aware or Spybot really find something nasty. I don't want to be told
> dozens
> of items were put in quarantine, if they were all just tracking cookies.
>
> Alan
>
> Yardbird wrote:
>
> another? Why would you expect an anti spyware program to turn up spyware
> once you've deleted some cookies from your cookies folder? I hope my
> question is clear.
>
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