Admin Group: are the administrators of the forum.
SuperModerator, Global Moderator, Expert, and Moderator Group: know a great deal about all aspects of spyware, adware, malware and PC’s in general. They will give you clear, accurate information and will know about the latest developments that concern the user. Any user is in excellent hands with any of these people helping them.
Classroom Teacher Group: These individuals have excellent knowledge of spyware, adware and malware and will give you advice you can rely on. They primarily work in the classroom, though they do help in the main forum frequently. Classroom Teachers also are moderators and can alter posts in the main forum, if necessary.
Advisors Group: They have anti-spyware skills equivalent to an Expert and have shown a willingness to help in the classroom and also respond to logs. Their advice can be relied on as accurate, They are well trained and some have been Classroom Teachers before having to step down due to time constraints.
Slyware Warriors Group: They have reached a level where they can give you accurate advice, but occasionally they may need to get an expert to help with a difficult HJT log. They are well trained and advise using their experience to solve your PC problem.
Slyware Senior: These members of the Tom Coyote classroom are able to help our users through the majority of their computer problems, but will know when to ask a more experienced member to assist with a fix. Generally, by the time these members are answering logs with minimal supervision in the main forums, it has been determined that their recommendations to the user show continued accuracy, and their advice can be relied upon.
Slyware Junior: These members of the Tom Coyote classroom are able to help our users through something we call "Check My Fix Please Before I Post". Each person who is responding to users will be doing so after posting to the above area of the Classroom, where all of their work is reviewed by an expert member of the forum. The members of this group are still fully supervised, to ensure they can be relied upon to give correct advice.
Slyware Cadet: These individuals are new to our classroom but, in most cases, bring experience from other forums. Generally, in this group are people who have recently asked for and received admission to the Tom Coyote classroom. The classroom offers an in-depth knowledge of Spyware, Malware and Adware, complete with methods and tools for fighting this successfully. These members bring with them a desire to help others and a thirst for the knowledge that will allow them to do so. At Tom Coyote, this level of membership provides a completely protected atmosphere in which to learn the basics. These individuals post only within the classroom, receiving full supervision of their work, until their skill level has been assessed. Once their assessment is finished, they will be [b]promoted to Slyware Junior.