[pcductape] Re: Internet Explorer will not open

  • From: "Martha Bagwell" <mabagwell@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2003 06:59:37 -0600

MessageCarl, you may want to check out SpyBot as well, it sometimes finds thing 
that Ad-Aware doesn't.
To check to see if a program is Spyware before you d/l & install, look here:

They may not have it in their database & it could be spyware, but if it is in 
the database could save you some grief later.


Martha's Web
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Carl 
  To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 4:55 AM
  Subject: [pcductape] Re: Internet Explorer will not open

  Hi Vic,

  I must have read the same report about Ad-Aware because for a long time I 
refused to use it.    Several people on this list and some other lists 
suggested Ad-Aware might solve my problem.   I did not believe them.    I was 

  When I ran Ad-Aware I was at the point where I had almost decided to format 
my harddrive and start over.    So, when I ran Ad-Aware and it identified 142 
registry keys and files and folders as being spyware, I deleted ALL;   every 
single one.    And it worked.   It fixed my problem.     For the past year or 
so I have been very faithful to check for anti-virus programs upgrades on a 
daily basis to prevent the bugs from entering my unit;   little did I know that 
spyware was just as dangerous.


    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Victor Firestone 
    To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 2:43 AM
    Subject: [pcductape] Re: Internet Explorer will not open

    Speaking of AdAware    Take care and make sure you back everything up, I 
have heard from reliable sources that the latest version of Adaware - ver. 6 - 
is very aggressive and sometimes cleans a bit too much.


    TTFN – Vic

    "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and
    the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics
    and endure the betrayal  of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to    find 
the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy 
child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has 
breathed easier because you have lived.


    From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Eric Skeen
    Sent: Friday, 28 February, 2003 21:00
    To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx


    You want to get rid of NEWDOTNET, it's a baddie... Adaware should pick it 

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