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CONNECTION ABORTED I WAS RUNNING XP ON MY COMPUTER THEN YESTERDAY I DECIDED TO UPGRADE TO WINDOWS VISTA, I INSTALLED IT AND ALL WAS FINE. AFTER THE INSTALLATION COMPLETED I DECIDED TO INSTALL MY MACAFEE VIRUS PROTECTION AND THEN I FELL ASLEEP AFTER ABOUT 5 HOURS I WOKE UP TO CHECK THE COMPUTER AND IT SHUTDOWN WITH OUT NOTICE. AFTER IT REBOOTED I TOOK ME TO THE SCREEN WHERE I CLICK ON MY SCREEN NAME IT GAVE ME THE ERROR MESSAGE "NETWORK CONNECTION ABORTED BY LOCAL SYSTEM" AND THE REBOOTS.... I NEED HELP TO CLEAR THIS PROBLEM UP!!!!! Same error msg, but without McAfee. Restore doesn't help and Safe Mode won't get past it either.

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  • nightswimmer Apr 26, 2009

    *Note last sentence -- I was piggybacking on another user's reported problem... but I DO NOT have McAfee, and so I DID NOT knowingly try to download *ANYTHING* w/o paying for protection.

  • nightswimmer Apr 27, 2009

    Thx for your efforts. I'll keep the problem posted though suspect I'll have to reinstall Windows to get around it.

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My advise, dump Vista, reinstall XP
You will always have trouble with Vista and find that you will have to pay for updates and old files will not open. Not to mention if you attach files to emails which were created with Vista may not always open on the receiver's system.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

  • Linda Goldsmith
    Linda Goldsmith Apr 26, 2009

    contact your IT provider, McAfee is a pay program
    your connection was aborted because you tried to download without paying for the protection
    SpyBot is a free antivirus program and there are others online


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    Linda Goldsmith Apr 26, 2009

    sorry I could not help, good luck

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