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Microsoft Anti-Spyware incompatible with Windows 2000 Pro?

Postby mr newbie » Wed Feb 16, 2005 2:22 pm

Tried installing it on two IBM T20 ThinkPads running 2000 Pro. Each time, install triggers a restart that gets locked up in boot doing a "Drive Check". I have to F8 into safe mode to remove the application so the laptops will boot normally to Windows. Anybody else run into this problem?

On a side note, one of the lappys I just converted over to Windows XP yesterday and the conflict with Anti-Spyware is gone.

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Postby Oylpann » Wed Feb 16, 2005 2:28 pm

I think you have to be a "registered XP user" to use the anti-spyware.
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Postby mr newbie » Wed Feb 16, 2005 2:40 pm

Oylpann wrote:I think you have to be a "registered XP user" to use the anti-spyware.


Ahhh :idea: So it is only meant to work on XP.

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Postby EmilyB » Thu Feb 17, 2005 12:39 am

mr newbie wrote:
Oylpann wrote:I think you have to be a "registered XP user" to use the anti-spyware.


Ahhh :idea: So it is only meant to work on XP.

Thanks,
Mike

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Not exactly.

Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware (Beta): System requirements
Published: January 6, 2005

Related Links
• Beta overview
• Frequently asked questions
• Download the beta


Minimum system requirements for Windows AntiSpyware (Beta):

• Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher

• A 300 MHz or faster processor with at least 64 MB of RAM

• Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Server™ 2003

• At least 10 MB of available free space on your hard disk

• Internet access with at least a 28.8 Kbps connection to use SpyNet™


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