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OT - Adware

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Old August 13th 03, 12:50 PM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
Steve Parry
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Default OT - Adware

In ,
Dave Fawthrop fumbled, fiddled and
On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 11:34:29 +0100, "bowtiejim"

Last year about this time someone from this ng advised to down

Adware from Lavasoft (free) to scan for agressive cookies and

like which do more than just act as a passive recorder of our
movements within a site. I downloaded it at the time and

regularly scanned my system on a once a month basis, but
increasingly no unwanted pieces of code have been found.

Having been given a clean bill of health this morning. I

version 6 of Adware and immediately ran another scan: this

three files were found which had been residing within my

system for
some months.

I have adaware. I update and run it weekly.
I normally find 18 unknown cookies which I delete.
I am thinking of buying a real copy to catch them as soon as

they get
on my machine.

Dave F

ad aware
and whatever av software are all unfortunately neccesary for safe
operation of the net nowadays

Steve Parry




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