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Avast home not detect Advare.Tracking Cookies
« on: September 17, 2011, 07:19:14 PM »
Hi, ı use avast home the last version, today ı scan my pc full scan, avast not detecet anything, ı have superantispyware free, ı try full scan with superantispyware and detecet 365 Advare.Tracking Cookies, why avast not detect?

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Re: Avast home not detect Advare.Tracking Cookies
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2011, 07:28:17 PM »
Because tracking cookies aren't regarded as dangerous, Ccleaner will remove all cookies if needed.

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Re: Avast home not detect Advare.Tracking Cookies
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2011, 07:38:03 PM »
Cookies are tiny text files on your computer and are not executable. Therefore pose no hazard. You can do as CraigB suggested and let CCleaner deal with them or let Super Anti-Spyware do it.  :)

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Re: Avast home not detect Advare.Tracking Cookies
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2011, 07:57:06 PM »
Hi, ı use avast home the last version, today ı scan my pc full scan, avast not detecet anything, ı have superantispyware free, ı try full scan with superantispyware and detecet 365 Advare.Tracking Cookies, why avast not detect?

Because it doesn't even look for them.

- The main issue with cookies are third party cookies, those that aren't for a site that you are viewing, they can track your browser usage and activity for that site other site (shopping, etc.). Depending on your browser (?) you should be able to block third party cookies, you can also set your browser to clear your cookies when you close it.

Since I use Firefox 6.x, I also have the cookie monster add-on and by default that only allows session cookies; they are only valid for the time you have your browser is running. The cookie monster add-on also allows you to accept cookies (normal time limited ones) for a site, like forum.avast.com as cookies are used so you don't have to logon all the time, etc.

All of the above helps remove the need for you to manually manage cookies.
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Re: Avast home not detect Advare.Tracking Cookies
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2011, 11:09:34 PM »
Because tracking cookies aren't regarded as dangerous, Ccleaner will remove all cookies if needed.

SlimCleaner is a viable alternative to CCleaner

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Ccleaner VS SlimCleaner

Advantages of SlimCleaner over Ccleaner:

1)      SlimCleaner is included with a special feature called Optimization.

2)      Easier to use interface

3)      SlimCleaner is organized well compared to Ccleaner.

4)      SlimCleaner is included with Uninstaller, Hijack Log, Windows Tools and Shedder features.

Advantages of Ccleaner over SlimCleaner:

    Ccleaner includes additional feature called Drive wiper. Some invisible files will remain when we format or delete files from disc; Drive Wiper removes all such files and free space. This feature is unavailable in SlimCleaner.
    Ccleaner is available in multiple languages.

I hope this article will help you to choose better software. I feel both the software have equal advantages and disadvantages.


complete article on link

http://www.technoon.com/ccleaner-vs-slimcleaner.html




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Re: Avast home not detect Advare.Tracking Cookies
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2011, 02:49:16 AM »
Ok, thanks.

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Re: Avast home not detect Advare.Tracking Cookies
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2011, 02:58:27 AM »
You're welcome.
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