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  1. How can I prove to myself that Advanced Anti Spy protects my keystrokes against any spy software?
  2. I purchased program license. How do I convert my trial version to full version now?
  3. How can I change the Advanced Anti Spy password?
  4. How do I find the program version?
  5. Why don't the hot-key combinations of my favorite application work after Advanced Anti Spy is installed?
  6. Why do I get several alerts for one application?
  7. What should I do when Advanced Anti Spy shows an alert window?
  8. Advanced Anti Spy does not work. What do I need to do?
  9. Why doesn't Advanced Anti Spy install on my Windows 98/ME computer?
1. How can I prove to myself that Advanced Anti Spy protects my keystrokes against any spy software?
You can easily verify that Advanced Anti Spy is functioning properly. There are a lot of monitoring programs (keyloggers) available for you to download for testing purposes (both trial and completely free versions). You can install any of them to verify that Advanced Anti Spy is protecting your computer. Most popular spy software (keyloggers) are available either here or here.
2. I purchased program license. How do I convert my trial version to full version now?
Read "How to get the full version" section of Advanced Anti Spy help.
3. How can I change the Advanced Anti Spy password?
To change the password, run Advanced Anti Spy , click the Options menu and choose Change password. Then enter your old password and a assign new one.
4. How do I find the program version?
Run Advanced Anti Spy , click the Help menu and choose About Advanced Anti Spy . You can also right click the Advanced Anti Spy icon in the system tray and choose About.
5. Why don't the hot-key combinations of my favorite application work after Advanced Anti Spy is installed?
Advanced Anti Spy blocks any attempts at keyboard activity monitoring for absolutely all applications. To enable hot-key operation you must to set custom rules for your favorite applications.
6. Why do I get several alerts for one application?
Applications may try to monitor keyboard activity in different ways, and Advanced Anti Spy displays an alert for each attempt. If a single application uses different methods to monitor your keystrokes, each method will trigger a separate alert, although from the same program.
7. What should I do when Advanced Anti Spy shows an alert window?
You must decide whether or not you want to allow keystroke monitoring by the program in the alert window. Use the following questions as guidelines:
  • Is the program icon familiar to you?
  • Is the program location familiar to you?
  • Is the program file name familiar to you?
  • Is the program description available and evident?
If your answer is No to at least one of the above questions, it is critical you prohibit this program from monitoring your keystrokes. If it is necessary to allow this in the future, you will still be able to do so.
If you have answered Yes to all of the above questions, you may allow the program in question to monitor your keyboard activity.
8. Advanced Anti Spy does not work. What do I need to do?
Read the "How to resolve possible problems" section of the program help.
9. Why doesn't Advanced Anti Spy install on my Windows 98/ME computer?
It is the acknowledged opinion of most IT security professionals throughout the world that Windows 98/ME are very unsafe and unstable operating systems.
If you are seriously concerned about your digital privacy, we strongly recommend you upgrade to the safest and most stable platform: Windows XP/2000.
That is why we have developed Advanced Anti Spy only for Windows XP/2000/NT4.
If you are still interested in having Advanced Anti Spy developed for one of the old Windows 9x operating systems, we do have the technical ability to make such a program. Contact us with your request and we can negotiate the details of your custom order.