AOL Spyware protection-Auto scans on startup-Why?

  Kooji 16:55 15 Nov 08

Hi again all

For the last couple of days, when I start up my laptop, the AOL Spyware protection jumps into the screen and begins scanning files. I can only get it off by using the Windows Task Manager. Why is this happening and is there a way to disable this or will it cause problems if I do? Idiot proof answers will be much appreciated all.



  MAT ALAN 16:59 15 Nov 08

It should give you the option to turn off scheduled scanning within the program, probably under "tools"

  Kooji 17:34 15 Nov 08


Many thanks for your speedy response, I clicked on the AOL programme in Start Menu and is then said: re-start computer to complete installation. Once I did that it seems to have resolved itself, so I'm going to leave well alone. Thanks once again.



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