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WebRoot assistance 'm pretty annoyed with this problem and I'll explain it. -Started computer then Web Root spy sweeper says cant update definitions file so please go to options page and update it there so I did it and it and it finishes update but it dosen't work and to make things worse I have 4/4 critical shield on so I cant do spy-sweep so anyone else who has this program experience this problem. And I have the latest version of the software. So if you have or solved this problem please help me I'm stuck in this endless loop. I have TrenMirco Anti-Virus also, if that may help solution and also I made my wireless net work secured around the time this happend if this helps in anyway

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    Patrick Shaffer Jan 26, 2008

    Wait so while in safe mode I take f8 because I tired this already but it greys out the start button for the scan and this is ticking me off cause it wont uninstall it wont scan it wont do crap and I dont fell like driving 100 miles to best buy geek squad to fix this.

  • Patrick Shaffer
    Patrick Shaffer Jan 26, 2008

    I tapped f8 to get into safe mode not while in it *update* to make more sense of previous post.



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Go in safe mode then mad ok f8 run teh scan

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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    nick helpap Jan 26, 2008

    no durreing booot up f8 safe mode then in safe mode run scan cheak msconfig

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    nick helpap Jan 26, 2008

    ya u cant update in safe mode usally just run and cheak msconfig uncheak start up stuff bugs starting



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