Why is SpyBlaster not blocking ads on sites like before?

Discussion in 'SpywareBlaster & Other Forum' started by Real Loki, Nov 4, 2005.

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  1. Real Loki

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    Why is SpyBlaster not blocking ads on sites like before? I used to use Spyblaster and when you went to exit out a message would pop up letting you know you could just minimise into the background (not on the desktop toolbar) and it still be running. Now there is no message and when you minimise it just stays on my desktop toolbar. This does block ads on sites but when I exit out they don't block anymore. Why has the minimise into the background option gone now and why only block ads when on toolbar? Please can anyone help?

    Thanks.

    Loki
     
  2. Real Loki

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    This maybe a noob question but just want Spyblaster to work like it did before I uninstalled it for a while then changed when re-installed.
     
  3. Bubba

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    Would you mind explaining that a little further Please. Which ads in particular is it not blocking ?

    Actually the message said you do not need to minimize and that Spywareblaster does not need to run in the background.

    One of the only reasons that can cause this is if the box shown in the pic below was checked....Do not show this message again.
     

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  4. Bubba

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    I've made this a separate post so it does not get over looked in the above post.

    In order to make the message concerning not having to minimize re-appear you will need to go into the registry and look in the below Spywareblasters Settings key. In that key is a binary value named DoNotShowMinDialog. Delete that value only and then re-open Spywareblaster. When you attempt to minimize Spywareblaster....the message should then be presented again.

    Spywareblasters Settings key---> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SpywareBlaster\Settings
     

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  5. Real Loki

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    Thanks for getting back to me Bubba. I must have ticked the box but the ads in particular that are only blocking when SpyBlaster is running on desktop toolbar are the bottom ad on msn, hotmail ads and ntl homepage etc and all other ads on pages. When Spyblaster works they apear with error message which is better than some moving, distracting ad. As I said, it used to block all the time, when closed too.
     
  6. Bubba

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    Once Spywareblasters protection is enabled the protection is there....regardless of whether the GUI is closed or whether one minimizes Spywareblaster to the toolbar. The thought that you are receiving protection only when it is minimized is strictly a coincidence IMHO.

    Would you mind visiting MSN and describe for me which bottom ad you say you are seeing Please. I have very little protection enabled so if there is an ad there I will then know better which one you are talking about.

    BTW....what is NTL....Do you have a link ?
     
  7. JMB

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    I think it's because Macromedia flash now has a newer version 8 not 7 anymore. SpywareBlaster only blocked up till 7.
     
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