Too many antispyware options

Discussion in 'SpywareBlaster & Other Forum' started by justonequestion, Jan 11, 2004.

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  1. I'm just starting to learn about all the nasties out there, and have installed SpywareBlaster and some other common (Spybot S&D, HijackThis, AdAware) programs. Something, likely for my own benefit, has locked out Tools-Internet Options in IE6 with a message: This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions...blah blah blah".

    I don't know which piece of software has done this! Any ideas?
  2. snowbound

    snowbound Retired Moderator

    Feb 18, 2003
    The Big Smoke
    Hi justonequestion :)

    I think it is your spybot.

    Here is a screenshot

    Can u tell me if u have the " lock IE control panel" checked?

    If u do uncheck it and try your tools-internet options again.


    - Adjusted image link - LWM

  3. Identical to your screenshot - except the Miscellaneous section at the bottom is completely missing. At least now I know which program to concentrate on - thanks!
  4. LowWaterMark

    LowWaterMark Administrator

    Aug 10, 2002
    New England
    Hi justonequestion,

    To get that lower section to appear when you open Spybot, you need to use the "advanced mode" of Spybot, it's a separate option off the Spybot folder in the start menu...

    "Start" menu > "Programs" > "Spybot Search & Destroy" > "Spybot S&D (advanced mode)" > then into the "Immunize" screen.
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