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#1 Wandang

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Posted 21 July 2007 - 12:46 AM

Hi there.

just found this forum and im impressed how proffessional it goes around here. i would like to post my hijack soon too :thumbup:

i had read the startup faq "SpywareInfo Forum FAQ".
the point with adaware is antiquated cause it links to "Removal Tools: "Ad-Aware", Updated for Ad-Aware SE Build 1.06R1 SE".
its a tutorial for the old ad-aware. now there is very new version (last time i used ad-aware is up to 7 month ago) with new design.
it would be nice if a up-to-date tutorial would be linked or the old tut would be updated ^_^

thx
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Posted 21 July 2007 - 05:45 AM

The possibility that one aspect of a FAQ is slightly out of date does not make the whole thing "antiquated"... We did major revisions to the FAQ just about a year ago and it may be worthwhile to look at it again, but not because it is "antiquated"...
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Posted 21 July 2007 - 07:06 PM

Thanks for pointing it out. :)
I've now replaced the Ad-Aware link with http://www.lavasoftu..._aware_free.php
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#4 Wandang

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Posted 21 July 2007 - 07:15 PM

The possibility that one aspect of a FAQ is slightly out of date does not make the whole thing "antiquated"... We did major revisions to the FAQ just about a year ago and it may be worthwhile to look at it again, but not because it is "antiquated"...


sry for my bad english^^ i didn`t mean the whole faq... :whistle:
glad i could help anyway :rolleyes:

@cnm: i`m sry to say but i meant this link :Please start by downloading and installing two free programs, Lavasoft Ad-Aware and Spybot-Search and Destroy. Follow the directions here to run a complete system scan with Ad-Aware, and [...]

but its ok^^ maybe u look at it in a few days or weeks. have ur time. :thumbsup:

cya

Edited by Wandang, 21 July 2007 - 07:16 PM.


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Posted 21 July 2007 - 07:25 PM

Now I've replaced that link too. Are the directions for use still OK?
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#6 Wandang

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Posted 21 July 2007 - 10:14 PM

:whistle: ok its my fault i think.

know the detailed explanation:

picture 1: the old ad-aware which is part of this tutorial. >klick here<
http://img159.imagev...e_122_819lo.JPG

picture 2: the newest ad-aware.
http://img185.imagev...re_122_48lo.jpg

the tutorial says the following:
"2) Select Configurations (click the Gear wheel at the top) as follows:

* General Button > Safety & Settings: Check (Green) all three.
* Tweak Button > Cleaning Engine > UNcheck "Always try to unload modules before deletion".

Click Proceed."

i cannot see any wheel... can u? the only wheel is the following:
http://img183.imagev...l_122_123lo.jpg

but the tutorial says " [...] Check (Green) all three." im not sure, maybe im dumb^^ but for me that sounds like he explains another version cause as u can see there rnt 3 checks. there r 2 and on the other side 4 =P...

so my main goal was that there would be a a new tutorial for the new ad-aware which is linked in the faq. (only if its annother... i cannot finde the "all 3 checks"

i know i`m exhausting and pesky :blush:

Edited by Wandang, 21 July 2007 - 10:18 PM.


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Posted 21 July 2007 - 10:26 PM

No, you're helping. :) Thanks!

I'll get someone else to look at the things you point out; I don't have Ad-Aware on my PC.
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Posted 22 July 2007 - 01:26 PM

Done. http://www.spywarein...t=0#entry425310
We decided to just eliminate Ad-Aware. Also corrected bad link to "Not getting help..". We checked most of the links, but you might please go over it? Give us the user point of view.

I also updated the directions, http://www.spywarein...=...st&p=425150 which said it was a trial version that would expire - it's totally free now.
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