RE: Spybot 1.4

  • From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 11:06:09 +0100

Don't use AVG Anti-Spyware; it totally requires use of the JAWS cursor,
and is in no way accessible compared to AVG Anti-virus, which is a
shame, but there you are.
On Fri, 25 May 2007 10:28:36 +0100, "Mullins, Chris"
<Chris.Mullins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> Alan
> AVG do have an Anti-Spyware solution which is what John said  in his
> original post but I don't know if it has the same screen-reader options
> as their Anti-Virus solution.
> Cheers
> Chris.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf
> Of Alan Clendinen
> Sent: 25 May 2007 10:04
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: re: Spybot 1.4
> John,
> First of all, you are comparing apples and oranges when you lump Spybot
> Search and Destroy with AVG Anti-virus software. They are not the same
> thing.
> Spybot is designed to protect your computer against worms, trojans, and
> other forms of spyware. It may catch some viruses, but that is not its
> primary purpose.
> AVG, on the other hand, is designed to protect against viruses, but it is
> not really designed to catch spyware.
> Both AVG and Spybot are JAWS accessible, and in my opinion, you should
> use both programs.
> When you install Spybot, you need to click the button that says something
> about installation with a screen-reader. That will make the installation
> JAWS friendly.
> Before you attempt to re-install Spybot, you need to go into the control
> panel and click on "Add/Remove hardware" and arrow down through the list
> of installed applications to see if Spybot is in the list. If it is, you
> will need to remove it before attempting to do a re-install using the
> screen-reader option.
> Best regards,
> Alan
> John wrote:
> Hello,
> I used to have Spybot on my computer and a technician swore that it was
> no
> good and installed the trial version of ABG anti spyware and I had no
> luck
> with that even with some scripting. The problem is that I downloaded
> Spybot
> again and now  it will not install. I get to the install using English
> dialog and then the next button and all I get is a gong sound indicating
> an
> error but there is no error dialog.
> I right clicked the file and chose run as and it denied me access. I do
> not
> have my computer set up with different accounts so I don't know if there
> is
> a problem there, but am quite confused.
> If someone knows how to correct this problem I would greatly appreciate
> it.
> Take care,
> John
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