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Webroot spysweeper won't sweep

Says 4 critical shields are OFF and my (?) is "vulnerable". Gives me an "Alert's" prompt but won't let me see what. Then won't start a sweep. Says something about "Options Progrms??" I have the same problem, 4 critical shields are off. Then, I get an error message saying "Could not locate a valid definitions file. Please go to the Program Options page and click "Update definitions" to download a definitions file".

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    Same problem

  • omr2008 Mar 30, 2008

    i had the same problem because i have the webroot spy sweeper/anti-virus suddenly some of the shiled were not working and i could not sweep so i



    1.) started up in "safe mode" ( restart computer and before the windows logo comes up press F8 and then click on "safe mode")

    2.)click on spysweeper program and start it

    3.) once it loads it ask you to do a system sweep

    4.) start the sweep

    5.) once it finishes quaratine what it found and click "finish"

    6. restart your computer normally and everything should go back to normal

    7.) it should work now



    hope this helped it did for me


  • Slimgoodzs Apr 06, 2008

    yes same exact problem

  • helenanddavi Jul 29, 2008

    webroot wont sweep. asks to update definitions

  • kit1502 Sep 02, 2008

    Same problem but when I go to restart in safemode to run the program the start button does not highlight so I cant push it or start it.

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You either have a demo version which when given update would ask you to buy it.... else its definition would have got corrupted... so update it,,,,

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