How to run?

Discussion in 'SpywareBlaster & Other Forum' started by Dominic, Sep 4, 2003.

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  1. Dominic

    Dominic Guest

    I installed and updated spywareblaster and everything seems fine. Does it need to run in the background? Can it be set to automatically start when booting up?
     
  2. Pieter_Arntz

    Pieter_Arntz Spyware Veteran

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    Hi Dominic,

    No, it doesn't need to be running to protect you, so I guess there is no need for it to startup on boot.
    Run it about once a week to check for updates and that's all.

    Regards,

    Pieter
     
  3. Gaz

    Gaz Registered Member

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    As said above.

    Spyware blaster uses "kill bits" which are written to the registry, therefore as it does not have a "real-time scanner" it does not need to run to protect your PC.

    Spyware Guard does need to run in the background as it scans files ("real-time scanning") in the same way as antivirus for any spyware, this needs to be running to scan the files.

    But No spyware blaster protects in a diffrent way, so it need'nt be open to protect your PC.
     
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