Help about Antivirus and Firewall

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  1. tuxly

    tuxly New Member

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    Installed Norton AV or personal firewall after a restart i get a message box that says a hacker or virus is trying to prevent the AV or firewall to run. This is on XP

    But when i installed AV and firewall on Win 2000, alls fine

    Plz help what may be the prob.
     
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    silverTwins New Member

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    most probably u do have a virus on ur win xp config

    try to find it using extendia antivirus or some other antivirus.

    r u facing the same prob with other firewalls ????

    if yes then u do have a virus and if it does nt get cleaned up using antivirus proggiues then i am afraid u have to format the sys!!!!!
     
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    saROMan QA Juggler

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    simpaly run the Quickheal setup which scans the files b4 installation..it will tell u if there is any virus or not....also try to install some other filrewall app..if the prob persist then am afraid silvertwins is right u'lll hav to format it...
     
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    try to see if u have the windows firewall enabled or not.
    try running adaware and spybot snd.
    try ne online virus scanning from symantec,trendmicro or panda antivirus.
     
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    try using the latest offering of stinger.. it detects most of the popular viruses .. and its less tahn 100 kb downlaod
     
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