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How do I Configure Ad-Aware's WebUpdate Proxy?

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How do I properly configure Ad-Awares WebUpdate using the Proxy Settings?  I have Win XP,  a DSL connection, and no firewall except Windows Security

WebUpdate Configuration:
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Use HTTP Proxy:
What is this Address and where do I find the information I need to fill this in?

Port:
What is this Port and where do I find the information I need to fill this in?







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When I'm using this latest version of Ad-Aware SE, I

barely see any updates - which used to be every other

day.   I downloaded the latest build tonight on 9/23/04

and reinstalled it after having used it for over 2 weeks.

I try to update it every day, but I don't think it updated

more than once.  This is what inspired me to try to

use an HTTP Proxy to download them.

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You shouldn't need to configure this unless you are using a proxy?  Check in your browser's connection setting if you are not sure.

...also you should use a firewall Zonealarm (www.zonelabs.com) or keiro www.kerio.com
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by:pdoriley
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I'm using windows XP Sp2 firewall, I don't have any proxy or webaccelerator

Zone Alarm annoys me.
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Even when I turn off the messages
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So adaware update should just work.  Is there a problem?

Firewalls can be annoying, but worms / trojans and being a botnet are worse
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I have had adware se inplace for a week now and just got my first updates tonight, try it now, should be something available.
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by:amirinamdar
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there were no updates for ad aware for some time now. i havent had any for about 8 days and i know my pc is clean and secure. ad aware se 1.05 is out now and it probably will fix the proble. download it from http://www.lavasoft.de/news/product/info/
cheers!
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