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Old 10-29-2003, 12:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Two anti-virus programs installed on Win 98

I have a friend using Windows 98. Not realizing that PC-Cillian was already installed, she installed Norton Anti-virus on her computer. When she realized what she'd done, she uninstalled PC-Cillin, however, her computer is still crashing.
How can she find out if PC-Cillin is still on her computer? She keeps getting messages that PC-Cillin is causing the problems, but when she performs a search on her computer, it won't show up.
Thanks for the help

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Old 10-29-2003, 12:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Isn't PC Cillian just to keep your MBR clean? Is that a whole system virus proggy?

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Old 10-29-2003, 01:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Sorry, I don't understand what u mean by MBR and proggy. As my title says, I'm a virgin.
PC-Cillin is an anti-virus program, similar to Norton. Some say better than Norton, I say anything is better than nothing! The two programs are buttin' heads against each other, and causing her 'puter to crash
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Old 10-29-2003, 04:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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She probably needs to clean out her registry to get rid of any traces of PC-Cillin.
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Old 10-30-2003, 11:19 AM   #5 (permalink)
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this is an HKEY local machine > software key issue,, you have left trace files on the PC,,

PC CILLan is an antivirus software from everything that I have seen ,, I have a copy somewhere,, never installed, using AVG,, but that is me,,

their are still references on the PC to look for specific paths to the PC cillan software,,

clean em up, issue resolved,, however, You may have caused a larger error with corruption with the install of the second antivirus,,

even after cleaned up ,, you may still experience crashing,,

good luck,,

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Old 10-30-2003, 01:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Go to start/find/files and folders and type in PC-Cillian. If you want to get rid of it. Go to my computer/Add Remove Programs then select PC-Cillian from the list.
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Old 10-30-2003, 04:14 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks, everyone for your help. I will pass on the info to my friend.

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