Ad Aware 6 question

  Rhuddlan 19:51 24 Feb 04

After the search for sypware etc has been completed, do all objects pose a threat?.
For the past week now after scanning everday, I have found 5 objects, all the same results appear everyday:

1: Alexa
2: Coulomb Dialer
3 & 4: Kontiki, this is found twice, one next to the other.
5: ZeroPopUp

Never heared of these before, the location of all of them seems to be in the registry,
any ideas, Rhuddlan.

  johnnyrocker 20:16 24 Feb 04

do you actually delete the ones it finds?


  cycoze 20:25 24 Feb 04

Your wise to ask , some things can show up and should not be deleted , for example Ad-Aware can pickup parts of Spybot-S-D , so always check to see where these files originate from on your machine.

With regards to the files you listed Alexa comes with IE but is safe to remove , the rest are trouble , Kontiki click here , Coulomb Dialer click here , ZeroPopup click here , all can be deleted.

Good news is with AD-Aware you can quarantine them , so if a mistake is made it can be rectified.

  Rhuddlan 21:00 24 Feb 04

Thanks for that info, there are all still there and I will delete them,regards, Rhuddlan.

  Audeal 21:10 24 Feb 04

Try "Spyware Blaster". This stops most of this kind of stuff getting on your system in the first place. click here

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Nintendo Switch (Nintendo NX) release date, price, specs and preview trailer: Codename NX console…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

8 things designers (and brands) need to know about the modern woman

How to speed up a slow Mac: 19 great tips to make an iMac, MacBook or Mac mini run faster | Speed…