divx spyware question

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by onewecallgod, May 21, 2003.

  1. onewecallgod

    onewecallgod Guest

    this may seem like a stupid question but when i installed divx on my comp, it also installed gator spyware on it. i ran spybot sd and deleted all the files of gator, but i left the gator registry entries so that i could still run divx. now my question is that since i deleted the spyware files, but left the spyware registry entries, is it still spying or is nothing happening?
  2. Glaanieboy

    Glaanieboy Moderator

    The Netherlands
    Well, as there is no programfile left to spy on you, I think you might be safe. The Registry entries are only used for program settings. But, it might also be that the Divx program itself is able to spy on you, but I hardly think that is true, but you never know.
  3. Krux

    Krux Nissan Powered

    what version of divx are you using?
  4. roban

    roban Guest

    gator entries

    Simply delete the gator entries in the registry as you don't need them to run divx. If the entry was CDilla then it would be a different story.
  5. onewecallgod

    onewecallgod Guest

    the reason why im asking this question is because deleting the gator registry enties keeps divx from running.

    divx v 5.0.5