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    Spybot/adaware-no Updates Lately!!

    I don't know if this is just me, but since i have been using Firefox browser, for the last 10 days when i scan Adaware & spybot, it does'nt find anything apart from the usual mru's. And when i search for updates there isnt any! The last update i got was about a week ago,and that was with Spybot,of which i had trouble DL'ing, "checksum error i think"! Although i did eventually DL it!
    So guy's is this me just being 'Para'! Or is there something to this?

    PS i also have AV,Firewall,Spyblaster,A squared/a2,Winpatrol and CCleaner. So maybe its my PC being 'TIGHT' ..but i doubt it as it ain't usually!
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    God. Please get me strength....

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidstone28
    God. Please get me strength....
    ROFLMAO

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidstone28


    God. Please get me strength....

    Whats all that about!!

    "If you want someone to bang your head against the wall come round to my drum and i'll do it for you...Gladly"!
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    Haha, I think the point is you are now using firefox along with virus and firewall software as well as loads of spyware programs. Then wonder why you have no spyware, it's a bit obvious why really isn't it. It's a good thing.

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    Firefox+AV+Firewall= No spyware (unless installed as part of another program)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark22
    Haha, I think the point is you are now using firefox along with virus and firewall software as well as loads of spyware programs. Then wonder why you have no spyware, it's a bit obvious why really isn't it. It's a good thing.

    It probally is obvious to you guys who've used FFx for some time,but as i have just switched i cannot beleive how sweet it is! No wonder its being Plugged so much...Deservedly so! Which access rights do i give it in my firewall ? (Kerio free)
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    Quote Originally Posted by wannabgeek
    Which access rights do i give it in my firewall ? (Kerio free)
    Same as you would IE. (http, https, ftp)

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    Another convert hehe, check here for some useful tips on extensions and settings etc for FF.

    http://forums.hexus.net/showthread.php?t=37502

    http://forums.hexus.net/showthread.php?t=38538
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