Spybot S&D help - DSO Exploit

  Sweet Paramania 20:16 27 Jan 05

Have used Spybot S&D v1.3 and keep getting the DSO exploit (5 entries). After I repair and reboot, or rerun the program (can't remeber which) it reappears.

Think I read somewhere that it was a Windows XP security hole - could XP be resetting the reg entries automatically. If so why hasn't MS launched an update to stop this? (I'm up to date on updates btw)

  VoG II 20:17 27 Jan 05

Bug in Spybot click here

  johnnyrocker 20:18 27 Jan 05

not an ms issue, is a glich in spybot.


  bremner 20:18 27 Jan 05

The problem is with Spybot not MS. There is a well documented bug in Spybot 1.3

Upgrade to 1.4 and the DSO Expoilts will disappear.

  igk 21:03 27 Jan 05

Well I've just spent a day cleaning all sorts of cr*p/adware/spyware/malware/hijackers etc from my son's pc and another day wasted trying to get rid of a "bug" in "spybot" I should have checked here sooner!!!!!!!!!

  Jackcoms 21:07 27 Jan 05

"Upgrade to 1.4"

Where from?? Spybot homepage is still only showing version 1.3.

  Buchan 35 21:25 27 Jan 05

Sweet Paramania

Unfortunately I`ve got Spybot S&E 1.4B2 and it`s done nothing to remove the problem.

I cannot point you to the place I got it from, there are others better qualified, but I`ve got the same question as you. How does one get rid of this itch? Please don`t say scratch it....:-))

  Chezdez 21:28 27 Jan 05

theres a patch out there to solve the problem, but i don't have the link

if i find it, i'll post here

  Eastender 21:34 27 Jan 05
  bremner 21:37 27 Jan 05

Download from here click here

It is still a beta but I have been running it for a while and no longer get the DSO Exploit error.

  Mr Mistoffelees 21:42 27 Jan 05

Get spybotsd131tx.exe from click here and use it to update your Spybot. The DSO Exploit bug will then be gone.

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