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Swagbucks Challenge May 2013
View Poll Results: What is the first thing you do eah login to earn swagbucks?
Daily Poll 113 59.79%
Play Games 2 1.06%
Check for Surveys 22 11.64%
SBTV 4 2.12%
NOSO 12 6.35%
Something on home page (like watch a video) 8 4.23%
An Offer 2 1.06%
I don't have one particular start point when i log in 26 13.76%
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Old 25-08-2013, 4:26 PM
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The toolbar is infamous on various techie sites and they all recommend staying away from it. It's apparently been known to cause phishing problems with credit cards, banks etc, as well as being loaded with spyware and malware and causing numerous other problems.

I would treat it with caution at the very least.
It definitely isn't worth it then.
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Old 25-08-2013, 4:31 PM
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I just did a search for 'swagbucks toolbar' and won 8 swagbucks.
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Old 25-08-2013, 4:38 PM
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Just going to do a quick scan on mine now!!

44/90 - SB Daily Goal

44/200 - My SB Daily Goal!!

Got myself hooked on Majong!!
2014 Challenge
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Old 25-08-2013, 4:41 PM
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Just completed a very quick DS on health care
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May I ask, the scans your talking about is it for free off http://www.malwarebytes.org/ ? I have ESET already so is it worth me d/l the other one to try.

I have the toolbar on IE as chrome is my main browser and it slowed it down but will certainly be uninstalling it.
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Old 25-08-2013, 4:49 PM
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I just got 12 sb for make and sell handmade crafts
Make 10 per day in April 116.91 / 300
March 276.51, February 260.42, January 253.25
Swagbucks 55/240
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Old 25-08-2013, 4:51 PM
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Yes, that's the malware scanner I use, the free version of it. It occasionally tells me my computer is unprotected as I don't have the paid version which upgrades automatically, but I ignore that and upgrade it manually (very easy) before each scan.

I also use ccleaner to clear cookies and to scan my registry for changes, at least once a week.
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May I ask, the scans your talking about is it for free off http://www.malwarebytes.org/ ? I have ESET already so is it worth me d/l the other one to try.

I have the toolbar on IE as chrome is my main browser and it slowed it down but will certainly be uninstalling it.
Yes it is the free version. It is worth downloading that one anyway. The free version just allows you to manually do scans so won't interfere with anything else you have.
I have found Malwarebytes is really good it picks things up that my other paid program doesn't pick up so I just do a scan with Malwarebytes every few days to double check my computer is clean.
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Old 25-08-2013, 5:49 PM
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I didn't realize there were issues with the SB toolbar. But I only enable it for that 1 SB and then disable it again because it seriously slows down my browser.
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Old 25-08-2013, 6:29 PM
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Im not getting the toolbar again it slowed down my laptop. I now have a samsung galaxy tab wahoo but no surveys booooo
By 31/12/14
52 week 153/1378 10 Per Week 170/520 1 PD #114 126/365 Virtual sealed pot #148 84.31/237 Holiday 255/500 Pay Mum 840/1380 TOTAL 1628.31/4380 (37.17%) (775.31 Lose 3/42 lbs, Nectar 2401/20000 swagbuck 2014 70/150
Jan GC 446.74/450 Feb GC 525.28/400 Mar GC 578.01/400 Apr GC 345.34/400
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Old 25-08-2013, 6:54 PM
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I decided to do a full scan, which took 2 hrs 51 mins and brought out the objects slowl, but I have 38 objects detected. I'm not sure what all of them mean and wether its ok to delete them all. Shouls I post them here and then delete post?
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Great you are up and running again! Can you do all the SB stuff, including videos on a tablet?
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Thanks for the heads up BP1. I regularly scan but will do it more often just in case. I believe someone ages back found the toolbar was loaded with spyware. Can't remember who though and may be in a previous thread.
I did have problems with the toolbar as I downloaded something else with it which I did not realize at the time. I now have removed the toolbar also to be safe.
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Not sure yet just getting used to it. Theres no surveys to try. Games arent loading but sbtv is working
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52 week 153/1378 10 Per Week 170/520 1 PD #114 126/365 Virtual sealed pot #148 84.31/237 Holiday 255/500 Pay Mum 840/1380 TOTAL 1628.31/4380 (37.17%) (775.31 Lose 3/42 lbs, Nectar 2401/20000 swagbuck 2014 70/150
Jan GC 446.74/450 Feb GC 525.28/400 Mar GC 578.01/400 Apr GC 345.34/400
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Does anyone use IRewardMe?

Edit: Lol, just got 8SB for searching it. Wasn't expecting anything, because I won a search at about 12/1ish as well. Will I get another search win tonight? :O
Sorry don't know anything about it, but also got a search win for it, thanks!
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what a day I have been stuck on 41sb
there is absolutely nothing no survey's nothing what a pain in the ar se swags is becoming
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Very long day at work and home to discover it's going to be a very long evening on SBs!

Slim picking today all.
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Peanut Labs 'Win a Trip to Ibiza' for 17SB credited for me earlier. Just register email and answer quick survey,

Still stuck on 58/90 tho!
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Peanut Labs 'Win a Trip to Ibiza' for 17SB credited for me earlier. Just register email and answer quick survey,

Still stuck on 58/90 tho!
The Ibiza one didn't credit for me, probably knows such a place is my worst nightmare!
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I decided to do a full scan, which took 2 hrs 51 mins and brought out the objects slowl, but I have 38 objects detected. I'm not sure what all of them mean and wether its ok to delete them all. Shouls I post them here and then delete post?
I usually delete all malware etc objects and have never had problems doing so.

If you're unsure then I'd ask on the techie forum, they're incredibly helpful and knowledgeable in there, though they can be a bit slow to respond, so allow a bit of time.
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