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Procedures for AdAware

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AdAware - Updates

1.) Ensure you are connected to the Internet and then run AdAware
from the desktop by double-clicking.. AdAware Icon

2.) Just above the Start button click.. Check for updates now

3.) Wait until it locates any new Updates. If if finds any it
will indicate so. Click.. OK, then Click.. Connect, then click.. OK

If no updates are found, it will indicate so, Click.. OK

4.) Once the Updates are completed downloading or if no updates
were available it will indicate so by the progress bar being at
100%. Click.. Finish

Done with Updates!

You may now proceed to procedure.. AdAware - Scan For Spyware

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AdAware - Scan For Spyware

1.) If AdAware is not already running, run AdAware from the
desktop by double-clicking.. AdAware Icon

2.) Click.. Scan Now and ensure that Perform Smart Scan is
selected. To start the scan click.. NEXT

Note: Wait about 10 to 15 minutes for scan to complete. You will
see the progress of the scan as the number of objects scanned
increases. The Summary section will report the number of things
detected as it scans.

Note: When scan is completed, make a mental note of the number of
objects scanned. This can be useful when you do future scans
because you will be able to judge how far along the scan is by
observing the number of objects scanned.

3.) When scan is completed click the tab labeled.. Scan Summary
and then click to check all the checkboxes of the items listed.

4.) Click.. NEXT and then click.. OK to delete the items
detected/checked.

Note: This will attempt to remove the Spyware from your computer.
If it can't remove any particular item it will tell you and you
may have to restart the computer and scan again.

You are now done with the scan process.

You may exit AdAware by clicking.... X in the upper right corner
of the AdAware window.


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Happy & Safe Computing! 
Any questions?
 ---pete---

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