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Re: Please Help Derb

Strewth, that was an easy one. Just go to “Add/Remove Programs” & remove

the dumb thing. I must be losing it.

Several readers recommended SpyBot. I downloaded & ran it. It identified

177 problems. I clicked the button that says “Fix These Problems.” I

clicked it. The progress bar started up… then stopped. it stayed

stopped. I drove my daughter and her little friend to ballet class & came

back 20 mins later — it was still stopped at the same place. I re-booted.

SpyBot looks like a great idea, but needs work.

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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