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Windows 7: SuperAntiSpyware Question

15 Nov 2010   #1
Tomel

Windows 7
 
 
SuperAntiSpyware Question

Just installed the free edition of SuperAntiSpyware. When adding new software I always check to see if anything has been added to my startup routine and I notice that the installation added a startup item. Since the free version does not include realtime monitoring, I'm wondering about the purpose of this startup item and whether it can be disabled without affecting my ability to regularly scan for spyware.

Thanks.


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15 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Welcome,
I dont use or know too much about SuperAction, although I know Use and love Microsoft Security Essentials in Conjuction with the free Malwarebytes for excellent performance and protection; but I digress.
To monitor your start up items, WinPatrol is excellent. The free edition will even warn you if something is added without your knowledge.

I would go to services and disable and then just test. If you can scan, whenever you please, you are all set.
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15 Nov 2010   #3
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Loading on startup gives you instant access to the scanning and right-click scanning. So basically, it gives you direct access to the free version in fewer steps. You can just uncheck the entry in MSCONFIG.
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15 Nov 2010   #4
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Even though the free version doesn't have real time monitoring, it wants to place an icon in your system tray so if and when you decide to run a manual scan you can just right-click that icon to open the utility. The logic being it's faster than clicking start > all programs > superantispyware > superantispyware. Feel free to disable it from startup. If you want a faster way to access it, pin it to your start menu.

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Once again Bill ^ was faster on the keyboard than me
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15 Nov 2010   #5
nailzuk

Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit oem & Arch Linux x86_64
 
 

as stated it adds a hook to explorer allowing right click scanning ect

SABShellExecuteHook Class ShellExecuteHook (Not verified) SuperAdBlocker.com c:\program files\superantispyware\sasseh.dll
SASDIFSV SASDIFSV.SYS (Verified) SUPERAdBlocker.com c:\program files\superantispyware\sasdifsv.sys
SASENUM SASENUM.SYS (Verified) SUPERAdBlocker.com c:\program files\superantispyware\sasenum.sys
SASKUTIL SASKUTIL.SYS (Verified) SUPERAdBlocker.com c:\program files\superantispyware\saskutil.sys
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