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Old 06-06-2004, 06:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help! Is there a new virus out there

I have AVG and did a virus scan and removed all the viruses. But now on Symantec, there is a new way to scan for viruses online. There is someting on my computer that will not let me access or I was able to down load a demo version of Nortons Anit Virus because it did not have symantec in it's address, but once i tried to do a live update it would not work because it gose to the symantec site. Has this happened to anyone else.

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Old 06-06-2004, 07:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I dont use Symantec so I dont know, dont worry others that have will answer soon.
If it isnt a virus then I would think to try the following:

- Disable.configure your firewall
- Try another browser/configure your browser
- Increase/decrease your internet security

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Old 06-06-2004, 09:55 AM   #3 (permalink)
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what os do you have ?

you might want to check your host files
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Old 06-06-2004, 11:12 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I was able to access and do a manaully download the update and did a virus scan in safe mode. It came up with 19 ADWARE threaths which I had to delete myself through regedit and then deleted them from my windows explorer. after all that I still not able to access still.
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