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      PLEASE READ - Reversing upgrade   02/23/2017

      We have found that this new upgrade is somewhat of a disaster.  We are finding lots of glitches in being able to post and administer the forum.  Additionally, there are new costs associated with the upgrade that we simply cannot afford.  As a result, we have decided to reverse course and go back to the previous version of our software.  Since this will involve restoring it from a backup, we will lose posts that have been added since January 30 or possibly even some before that.    If you started a topic during that time, we urge you to make backups of your posts and you will need to start the topics over again after the change.  You can simply paste the copies of your posts that you created at that point.    If you joined the forum this month, you will need to re-register since your membership will be lost along with the posts.  Since you have a concealed password, we cannot simply restore your membership for you.   We are going to backup as much as we can so that it will reduce inconvenience for our members.  Unfortunately we cannot back everything up since much will be incompatible with the old version of our software.  We apologize for the confusion and regret the need to do this even though it is not viable to continue with this version of the software.   We plan to begin the process tomorrow evening and, if it goes smoothly, we shouldn't be offline for very long.  However, since we have not done this before, we are not sure how smoothly it will go.  We ask your patience as we proceed.
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Starbury

SpySweeper 3.0

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I downloaded it, and it scans much faster then the previous version. There's alot more background shields, like the hosts file shield and the IE hijack shield.

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not to mention you can run it from a USB drive provided the host machine doesnt have any webroot registry keys from a current installation.

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Tried this new version and it found 1 item that seemed to be legit, which spybot & ad-aware missed. Will still continue to use the free scanners however. The file was a .exe and although this is the first malware i have found on my pc in a damn long time it bothers me. I will test this product a bit more, comparing it to others. One thing that hasnt changed it appears, is the false positives. But if its recognizing the malwares and continuing to update its already large database often, thats all one can ask for right ?

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One day SpySweeper will reach the mark of the current 78000 malwares on the internet. Quite reassuring isn't it ? :D

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