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  • Techie Question --Avenue A, Inc--

    okay, so for the holidays im over at my extended families house and due to their young daughters misuse of the net, have gathered a rather rampant amount of porn and spyware, and at least one virus from the net, making their system just about useless. I stepped up to the plate thinking i would be able to cleanse the system of all the evil, but alas one little bugger is eluding me. I randomly recieve a message stating that the SpyBot i downloaded is blocking something from "Avenue A, Inc" from downloading onto the harddrive, i assumed this was a piece of mal-ware i missed so i ran, and re-ran every prog i knew of to try and find the interloper, but nothing has shown, so i turn to the net and find that some other people have had this problem but i havent seen a real substantial answer, any help would be greatly appreciated

  • #2
    I'll bet it is some kind of usage tracking program from their website: .

    They go further into detail here :

    Prolly nothing to be too terribly worried about, but nothing I'd want running either
    Naryn Irontoe
    Cleric of Clericness


    • #3
      Ok if you downloaded spybot S+D you can immunize hte system and set it to not alert you and refuse the download. If you still have issues the Dev isn't above answering email and they have a pretty decent user community


      • #4
        hmm, dug around Spybot, but i couldnt find the option to not alert me, can i get a walk-through on this?


        • #5

          Open Spybot S+D in advanced mode and click on immunize. Open it in full screen mode. When you do you should see 2 fields one is the has an Immunize button the ohter an Install button. The one with the install button has a pull down menu where you can set it to block bad downloads silently. I think thats what you are looking for.