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Spy Sweeper, and Realtime AntiVirus programs don't seem to get along right now. Webroot customer service was aware of this issue with Ver 4.5 and advised me in March 2006 that the problem would be corrected with the upcoming Version, which we now know Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Depending on your configuration, SpySweeper will pop-up prompts and warnings if you are installing new software or sometimes when changing the configuration of current software. Check This Out

Webroot may also want to do a better job of QA before releasing its product to the market. Then I reboot and see what difference it made. I've never seen software plummet this much in terms of stability after an upgrade and I'm certain I'll never purchase SS ever again. If your running a older computer, you may have problems with Spy Sweeper, or any AV, or AS program, because it could put to much demand on the CPU and Ram.

Advertisement Recent Posts Keyboard and battery problems managed replied Feb 21, 2017 at 5:00 PM Windows 10 fails to boot... Hey, ComSci works when you employ it! You mentioned running SpyBot..you can also try AdAware or AVG Anti-virus (all free) Then run a TrendMicro Housecall virus scan - just to be safe Cheeseball81, Sep 12, 2004 #2 I clean computers everyday, and Norton and McAfee are the cause of alot of different problems.

Whenever I have Spy Sweeper running, the size of my programs are growing. Now takes sweeper 1 hr 12 minutes to sweep my computer. Even though there were plenty of complaints that gays and singles were not treated equally in public policy, in practice people without families often had much more discretionary income and much I was fustrated with other Norton, Trend… Mcafee, etc… apps in this arena.

After MANY emails to tech support, I finally got a response and I did try it. The lockup by SS definately seems to be related to the KEYLOGGER sheild option, so with that turned off Trend and SS work fine together. Spy Sweeper's official site. 2006-02-14. http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/ghostsurf-2-1-spycatcher-and-spysweeper-problems.57401/ I have used Norton AV for years, this program is junk.

They should have thoroughly checked this out BEFORE release. I can't believe what I am reading here. I had been using my original Giant version up until support completely disappeared this past summer. Later… Iceblast says: Sep 18, 2006 at 12:34 am John just use system restore, and return back to a day before you installed Spy Sweeper.

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I am paid up until 10/28/2007 John Slaughter Richard R says: Aug 13, 2006 at 7:59 pm After struggling with these problems for a week now I finally isolated the problem http://gamesversion.com/odd-problem/odd-problem-i-am-experiencing.php I don't have that problem. Anyone game enough to try it? Only time will tell, but if I were using a lesser AV then I would give 'em a try due to the historical development - plus nothing to-date compares to or

Also, it is always a good idea to do a full system backup, including the registry, prior to making changes. amatot says: Nov 16, 2006 at 1:13 am Just checking back in folks - it's been some time… NAV 2007 is performing well since my upgrade and I'd like to inform I will call Webroot and see what they can do for me, but I think in the end I will shit-can them. http://gamesversion.com/odd-problem/odd-problem-i-m-having-with-xp.php XP Pro SP2, Athlon X2 4400+, 4GB RAM.

If the problem continues, contact Webroot support." Contacted support but, no reply. As you might notice, every security player that locks down the home PC has evolved into a suite-based approach. In time, it has become apparent that the disinclination of many people to have children at all can lead to enormous problems in the future in funding retirement income and health

It's a load of crap.

Our number to reach us is 866-612-4227 and tell the tech support rep that "Arthur" sent you (btw, I lead the customer support org). Even the 5.0.7 update, which supposedly fixed some of the bugs, did not make a difference for me. Chuck says: Aug 30, 2006 at 9:09 am I'm getting the run-around from SS. I then decided to search for a similar problem which brought me here.

Given all of these issues, I am done with Webroot and moving on to another anti-spyware program. Webroot should stuff it up their behind. Then it won't run. navigate here Sweep speed has not been changed, nor have I added any new programs or big files.

Had previous version 4.0 working fine with no issues other than up-dates ran out and finally bought new version. That's it! As a fool unaware of the impending acquisition, I purchase a license from Giant only to find our a few months later that bought it up. 6 months after that Microsoft I have seen it before, just not with Spy Sweeper.

Even though, I had all the problems described here. He became a good student and started piano at age eight. Should the cleanup cause problems, you can always restore the backup to return the registry to the condition prior to cleanup. Howard Owen says: Aug 10, 2006 at 10:38 am Another thumbs down for SS.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... funfunfun says: Dec 14, 2006 at 6:37 pm Maybe this helps explain what happened to a once great product? The only program you need to have running is Spy Sweeper. SpySweeper has been effective in capturing, removing and preventing most spyware missed by other programs.

I can't believe this I got a call telling me that the system has not frozen since I made the last changes. Webroot has discontinued support for Spy Sweeper as of 12/31/2012.[citation needed] Contents 1 Features 2 Versions 3 See also 4 References 5 External links Features[edit] Spy Sweeper examines files on a In the meantime, check this out: http://smartercomputing.ipbhost.com/index.php?showtopic=7051&st=0&#entry48023 Cheeseball81, Sep 13, 2004 #4 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.