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Re: Virus Database is out of date

You obviously haven't updated your anti virus for a while or it needs setting as automatic ;assuming your subscription hasn't run out.

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Yahoo mesenger is not sign in and connectiong with net due to virus problem

I would fix the virus problem first before attempting to log into yahoo messenger. If you have a virus you need to quarantine it. If you have a anti-virus make sure it's up to date. Run the a scan on your pc and do a window's update. The anti-virus should be able to quarantine the virus or give you an option to do so.

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1 I think you forget to update the anti-virus. When merchant install system for your, they also install antivirus program for you. However, the anti-virus is not updated to latest virus database.

2 Sometimes, it is Windows fault. You have to update SP2 to SP3. Suggest you download all microsoft patches.

on Aug 19, 2010 | PC Desktops

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I keep getting a red screen with warnings that my computer is infected with a virus, but it is not from mcafee. I have run my virus software and it cant find anything wrong. I have a insignia d400a.

It may well be a virus itself, does it point you to a website to clean the infection? try
its free, takes a long time and doesn't fix it but will tell you for definate if there are any problems that you need to know of.

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Cannot download anything


Use system restore to a restore point before your computer crashed. AVG is one of the best antivirus programs out there. I even recommend it.

If your are using Vista, insert the DVD and boot from the CD/DVD. When you get to the install page select the repair your computer option.
From the options select System Restore.

On a personal tip:

I am currently using BitDefender Tolal Security and I am recommending this one also.
If you have formatted your harddrive, then you are SOL!!!

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Vista... I am getting a message that I have a security problem. How do I correct this when Norton Protection Center is not detecting this and is up to date

Security alerts on Windows Vista Monitors the following :

  • Anti -virus status
  • Anti - Malware Status
  • Windows Firewall
  • Automatic Updates
  • User Account Control
  • Automatic updates
Make sure that all of those are up to date and enabled, if one of those on the list is not enabled or up to date, Windows Will give you a warning that there is a security problem on the computer. Go to control panel and go to the security center settings to check :

**Note : If you see a fake alert like the image below, it is an infection and you need to remove it :


Use this tool to remove the infection. Click the link and download malwarebytes anti malware. Install and do a complete scan on the system.

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I have several virus's detected including worms and trogen 22 files infected. i have Norton 360 version 2.0

Your Norton's anti-virus database if probably out dated. You need to update it and then start your computer in Safe Mode and run the anti-virus scan.
To get into Safe Mode:
Shutdown your computer. Then restart and hit F8 as soon as the video shows. then when you get the menu, select Safe Mode from the menu.
If you cannot get Norton's to update, download the free version of AVG Anti-virus and run it in Safe Mode.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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I have a multi machine licence for norton 2008, but cannot get it to load on my main PC. It seems to be infected by a programme that emulates virus protection and spyware protection software warnings,...

your system is infected by malware, plz download aacleaner from, and spybot from majorgeeks, both are free.then scan your pc with both of them

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try starting your computer in safe mode and see if you can do anything productive there, like scanning for viruses or spyware. also check if you can do the following:
CTRL+ALT+DEL (open task manager)
goto Start>Run>Regedit (open registry editor)
goto Start>Control Panel>Display>Properties (change display settings)
right click on clock at tray and change the current time to correct settings

if you cannot do any of these activities, then your computer may probably been compromised by a virus or malware.

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