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Manage allowed spyware

Allowed spyware and adware are active and running and will never be detected by future scans unless they are removed from the allowed spyware list.

To manage the spyware and adware you have allowed with AOL Spyware Protection 2.0:

  1. On the Windows desktop, double-click the AOL Spyware Protection icon.

    Note: If there is no icon present, click the Start button, select Programs or All Programs, select the AOL folder, then click AOL Spyware Protection.

  2. On the left of the Spyware Protection window, click the Allowed Items tab.

    Note: Here you will be able to see the name of each allowed item, a brief description of what you've allowed, and it's threat level to your computer. Under the Name column, you will also see a check box for each item.

  3. To remove an item from the Allowed Item list, click the box next to the name of the item you wish to remove to place a check mark in it, then click the Remove button. If you receive a confirmation box, click the Continue button.
  4. Click the X button in the upper right to close the AOL Spyware Protection window.