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Old 12-07-2004, 11:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi all!
Rite now i need to renew my subscription to Norton-Antivirus.
Im gettin problems w/Windows Explorer! (not Internet Explorer) i cant seem to copy/paste stuff and i get errors [sometimes] wen open folders/files! just seems suspiciously like a virus/bug is in the application!

PS. can u download a clean Windows Explorer from Microsoft or somewher? Thanxx

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Old 12-07-2004, 12:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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run sfc /scannow from start|run. this will check the integrity of your system files.

you could reinstall the os over your current installation but you'll be forced to reapply the lastest service pack and windows updates.

what error do you get?

you can download a free av from the downloads page in the top banner. or for a online scan goto http://housecall.trendmicro.com
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Old 12-07-2004, 12:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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huh? SFC? SCANNOW? it doesn't reconoze the scannow @ all and SFC it opens a dialog box 4 a split sec and disapears! and ill put the error on here as soon as it pops-up again! ty
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Old 12-07-2004, 01:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i need to renew my subscription to Norton-Antivirus
gizmo90, DON'T... there are better ones and they are free or cheaper.
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Now that I've said that, I'll say this...go here: http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=34713 and follow those instructions and then post the HiJack log in this forum: HiJack Logs (analyze) and one of the log readers will get to it as quickly as possible.

As far as the list of free/cheaper better a/v software, here is the list: http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/archives/products.xml

The best one is NOD32 http://nod32.softwaresecuritysolutions.com/

The best free ones are:
avast! 4.5 Home Edition http://www.avast.com/eng/free_software.html
AVG Free Edition: http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php/doc/2/

NONE of these clog up your computer as badly as Norton does. Liz
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Make sure to write it this way:
sfc /scannow
Not like this:
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Windows Explorer is not an application just 2 let u know. It is just browsing your folders. You can double click any folder and choose the "folders" button at the top.
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hah thanxx lol :freak:
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http://www.updatexp.com/
Try this site also it might help.
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i bought norton anti-virus 2005 but haven't opened the box yet....im not sur wat to do rite now! is ther any free downloadable virus blockers out ther?
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