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Trend Micro annoys me

Posted on 2009-12-26
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Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I generaly liked Trend Micro but now it's displaying this annoying warning in the lower right of my Windows 7 screen, for a website I have trust in. (see attached image)

I wish I could say "Allow Always", but I do not see the option.

Can anyone please tell me my options? I will soon uninstall Trend Micro to make this go away!

Question by:newbieweb

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krazyjakee earned 668 total points
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AVG and Firefox are a combination I have used for a long time now and no problems yet.
Install AVG Free and it's toolbar and use mozilla firefox.

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by:John Griffith
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I have never used TM but it looks to me it has taken the functions of UAC.
So go to your Control Panel and disable UAC.
Just to check....
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This is probably it :

To disable ALL of the Venus Spy Trap watches:

1. Right-click the Trend Micro Anti-Spyware icon on your taskbar.
2. Uncheck "Venus Spy Trap: Enable All Monitors".

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What do you mean by TaskBar? I have Windows 7 and do not even have the icon tray on the lower right...

I would gladly disable something as a test. But I do not want to disable the functionality forever. But I have a feeling I will need to lok for a new anti-virus program because of this.

I opened the main TM program and did not see anything like the options you suggested.

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which version are you using ?
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its a part of AntiSpyware functions....
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icon existsin the tray (see the triangle )
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Nik earned 664 total points
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I have to spam this thread with my opinion.
Remove everything you have for the system protection.
Your system will surely work better with Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows integrated Firewall, especially if you're using router. You can then use a hardware firewall along with your Windows Firewall.

And BTW, I don't work for Microsoft :))

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