re: Spybot 1.4

  • From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 10:25:42 +0100

Apologies, I think I know what you mean now. The actual option is called
"Full installation for Blind users" or something like that. Sorry about
On Fri, 25 May 2007 05:04:11 -0400, "Alan Clendinen"
<alanclendinen@xxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> 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
Christopher Hallsworth
E-mail: chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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