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Ad-aware and SpyBot Question

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by KeithKman, Mar 11, 2004.

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  1. KeithKman

    KeithKman Thread Starter

    Dec 28, 2002
    I have a simple question to ask. How do I get Ad-aware and SpyBot to scan the WHOLE computer from one user account. Right now, I have to log onto each user, install Ad-aware and SpyBot, have it scan and then delete what the programs find.

    I hope this makes sense.
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

    Dec 14, 2002
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    you cannot in XP

    the hkcu entries are only available to the logged in user themselves no other accounts

    you might be able to do it in safe mode from the default administrators account, but I'm not even sure that will work
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