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Microsoft Antispyware Beta 1 has updated definitions 5725 to 5729 couple of days ago. However, if you check for new updates, it keeps udating the same definitions (5729), instead of saying that the definitions are up-to-date. Has anybody else noticed that?
 

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amateur said:
Microsoft Antispyware Beta 1 has updated definitions 5725 to 5729 couple of days ago. However, if you check for new updates, it keeps udating the same definitions (5729), instead of saying that the definitions are up-to-date. Has anybody else noticed that?

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mine updated today to 5729 and it says its up- to- date when i checked tonight so mine seems ok....i hope.
 

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Lilly47 said:
mine updated today to 5729 and it says its up- to- date when i checked tonight so mine seems ok....i hope.
Thanks for the info. Can you please go to File/Check for updates again and see what happens. Mine starts updating to 5729 again even though it already has done it earlier.
 
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ok,i checked again,it says i'm up-to-date,most recent definitions installed and most recent software installed.It installed them this morning (UK time) and from the check now (evening),its all up-to-date so mine is alright.
Actually,this morning it installed a newer version of itself even though i told it to wait a day,it took no notice and went ahead and updated,it didn't even give me time to shut off my AVG which was scanning at the same time,however,the install and update went ok,it re-booted after the update and its working as it should do.The one i have is Microsoft AntiSpyware Version: 1.0.614
This version expires on: 31/12/2005
Spyware Definition Version: 5729 (26/06/2005 11:11:29)
 

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I have the same version. Something must be wrong with mine. I'll uninstall and reinstall it. Thank you very much for trying it again for me.
 
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I have a couple of questions about the Microsoft Antispyware Beta 1. I downloaded it just last week into this new computer. I was told then it expired on Dec. 31, and that there may not be a replacement one and even if there is, it would not be like this. I just looked now for my version number, (1.0.614) and saw written there some advice for me to go get an updated version.

Something else. Two things seem to have happened to coincide with the download. One is I have lost my animations, such as smilies on websites etc. The other is a creeping cursor, first time I have ever seen this. It creeps to the left in a straight line, and sometimes it will creep straight up. It is not randomly diving all over like someone else has control, just that persistent creep. I have no symptoms or traces of a virus.

Finally, can I have a few opinions on this utility please. I'm about ready to pull the plug on mine.

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That's why its called a beta

Yes it says it will expire 12/31, but again this is a beta

Bottom line it is an excellent tool - On a PC I recently fixed AdAware fixed the first 2000 entries (Yes 2K), then i ran Panda Ewido and finaly ran MS and it fixed another 11 entries

It is supposeed to stay free -Keep it or get it if you haven't
 
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after beta it will only be available to XP users with SP2 installed anyways .....i guess thats free by microsoft standards while over 50% of windows users do not support XP.
 
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MFDnSC said:
That's why its called a beta

Yes it says it will expire 12/31, but again this is a beta

Bottom line it is an excellent tool - On a PC I recently fixed AdAware fixed the first 2000 entries (Yes 2K), then i ran Panda Ewido and finaly ran MS and it fixed another 11 entries

It is supposeed to stay free -Keep it or get it if you haven't
I forgot to mention, a bunch of images vanished from my website, like the tool is blocking those particular ones. I need to do a repair job, if it takes I will consider keeping the anti-virus tool.

Tony.
 
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