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In order to disable the Anti-Virus components of Webroot Anti-Virus you must
go to two separate sections: Anti-Virus Shield Disabling 1. Click
on the Options button on the left hand side of Webroot Anti-Virus 2. Go
to the Shields tab of the Options Menu 3. Under the section labeled
Anti-Virus Protection, take the checkmark out of the Protect against Viruses
box. Anti-Virus Sweep Disabling 1. Click on the Options button on the left
hand side of Webroot Anti-Virus 2. On the Sweep tab, put the dot into
Custom Sweep (please note you can only disable Anti-Virus Sweeps by using the
Custom Sweep option) 3. Under the section labeled Sweep Settings Summary,
click the Change Settings link which is next to Custom Sweep Settings 4.
A Custom Sweep box will appear with various sections to click on. Click on the
What To Sweep button on the left side of this Custom Sweep box. 5. On
this screen, take the checkmark out of Sweep for Viruses under the Viruses
section. 6. Click the OK button at the bottom of this screen and you will
be returned to the Sweep tab. (Again please note that you can only disable
Anti-Virus Sweeps by using the Custom Sweep Option which will now be
Web Root Spy Sweeper is an adware itself, this program install a key in the startupregistry with the name spy falcon, making you beleive that is a realadware .Sweeper auto quarantined some files need by the operating system............a better alternative is spyware terminator (click here) and is complete freeware
I too have Trend PC Cillin ( anti-virus ) and Webroot Spy sweeper... I schedule sweeps at different times so there is no overlap or conflicts.. I am running windows XP Pro ( i do not like Vista... even thou I may not have any choice at some point) but I have not had any conflicts or lockups between them.. There may be some other underlying issue with your system... For what it's worth...
I have seen this problem a couple times. The only fix that seems to work is uninstalling Spysweeper and then reinstall it again. If you go to start>Programs>webroot you will see an uninstaller. Run that, reboot the computer, then reinstall again from your install disc.