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patchy_pete

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Hi all,

Just wondering if anybody can tell me why my explorer freezes. It only happenes 1 in ever 5 times that i open a new window.

I have suscribed to "registry booster", which found 303 errors and fixed them. But still hasn't fixed the problem. I have scanned my computer with "XOFTSPY", but still no luck.

Do i need to reinstall windows?? Or can i just repair my explorer somehow......

Has anybody got ideas???


Thanks


Peter.

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coachwife6

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Please read HERE about xoftspy.
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Xoftspy is legit, I have used it for years, its one of the best :whistling:

Taken from your link


Note on XoftSpy: XoftSpy was listed on this page because of concerns with false positives (1, 2, 3, 4), questionable license terms, and the use of aggressive, deceptive advertising (1, 2), including exploitation of the name "spybot" by affiliates. Earlier versions of XoftSpy were also Ad-aware knockoffs. (There was clone of XoftSpy named SpyBurn, but that application is no longer available.)


***Over the past few months, XoftSpy has taken aggressive steps to reign in its affiliates (who were primarily responsible for the unsavory advertising), revised its license text, and released a new version of XoftSpy (version 4.0) that addresses our concerns with false positves. Given these changes we can no longer regard XoftSpy as "rogue/suspect" anti-spyware.***

Domains: paretologic.com


Note: not to mention most of the information on that website is very old... also not to mention that just because programs are on that site doesnt mean they dont work or find spyware very well... :blink:

Edited by AitrusSkyy, 22 August 2006 - 07:53 AM.

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coachwife6

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Thanks ASky for the clarificationn. I didn't research it well enough. I was in a rush and did not do my homework. :whistling: Back in the old days, xoftspy was not a program we would recommend.
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AitrusSkyy it's been the policy of this site to recommend removal of programs that are listed, or have been listed on the rogue site. We've yet to see a program that's been "delisted" that we'd recommend. There are much better free options available than Xoftspy.

@ patchy_pete I'd recommend you create a new post in our malware forum to be sure your system is malware free.
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Please go to the malware forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE.

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.
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Hi all,

Thanks for your help.

Admin, You say there are other programs out their better than XOFTSPY......Can you please name the best one that i can subscribe to....


Thanks

Peter.
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