Problems updating ad aware se personal
Choose the Ad-Aware (by whatever name it's called on the list), and right-click on it.4. Choose "Disable" on the Ad-Aware Service (as opposed to "Automatic" or "Manual")6.
When I tried to uninstall it--by going through the control panel, by going through my computer's "all programs" AND by simply deleting the files from the C-drive, I was informed that I'd made "error 1921: Service 'Ad-Aware 2007 Service (awwservice)' could not be stopped. I just sent a flamer to the lavasoft forum, informing them that I'll be STRONGLY recommending to the people on my mailing list that they avoid downloading this thing at all costs..is, unless they WANT to spend their next day or two trying to get their computers back up to snuff after they unsuspectingly try to download AAW2007's Updates.(Does that say something for Facebook and My Space? (It's a lot like motorcyclist's opinions on oil, i.e. dinosaur.) Before I type much more, would it be ok to use this thread to list what I use; get other suggestions or should I search for another thread. Again, thank you so very much...computers by doing this: First, shut down the Ad-Aware 2007 service..) My problem started yesterday after running update. First went to Lavasoft's forums and their solutions were no help. (Click on Start-Run, type "services.msc", then click on OK.It is possible to enable and examine scan logs, resort to a proxy server for virus database updates, disable notifications, integrate the app into the Windows Explorer context menu for quick scanning, and so on.Items sent to the quarantine can be examined before deciding whether to keep or delete them.My son goes on Facebook and My Space a lot and Ad Aware always picked up 70-100 items.
As a test, I've run Ad Aware after I've been online for a couple hours and only picked up, maybe, a half dozen items. I also know that most computer users have strong opinions on what anti-programs to use.
These features and more are available in the paid version called Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium.
The main advantage of the free application is that it can be run as a secondary line of defense against online threats, by pairing it with the real-time safeguard of another av utility's.
Once your computer wakes back up, remove Ad-Aware as you normally would--ie.
either by going through Lavasoft" in the "All Programs" on the Start Menu, or by finding it in "Add or Remove Programs" through the Control Panel.
In addition, it is possible to personalize the tool's behavior when detecting potentially unwanted programs and modifications (PUMs).