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Xen1969
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Joined: 22 Nov 2007
Posts: 83
Location: Chicago

PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:52 am    Post subject: 911 & Spybot Reply with quote

I rebooted yesterday and noticed my softphone said the 911 was "not connected, service not available" or something to that effect. I had no green, yellow or red.

The only thing I'd done since the last reboot was install Spybot Search & Destroy.

Uninstalled Spybot, rebooted and my 911 was green again.

Just putting it here for the record. I don't need the 911.
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curiousgeorge
Dan isn't smart enough to hire me


Joined: 23 Jan 2008
Posts: 193
Location: California

PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had some problems with spybot uninstalling or messing with programs that it tought did not belong in my computer, and I also uninstalled from my pc,but this was a long time ago before I even heard of MJ. Good info to have,thanks for sharing.
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Jacksondale
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Joined: 22 Jan 2008
Posts: 84

PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some folks claim that Spybot is very outdated now. Once it was very good but I just read a PC Mag article that said it was way past its prime. I use Threatfire now.
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digitalnomad
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Joined: 26 Dec 2007
Posts: 184

PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spybot has been around forever. I never have had a problem with Spybot messing up MJ, but now I think I will check out this Threatfire thingy.
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