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I cannot turn windows firewall or security centre.also i cannot connect to windows or microsoft updates. avg says that i have win32alureon and its white critical and cannot bre removed. superantispyware and malware anti malware are not picking it up. windows defender says i have alureon c and is constantly removing it am running windows xp sp3...its very frustrating!!! is there a solution?

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ok, this is an easy fix, just go into device manager and unistall the wireless card, dissable AVG firewall and activate microsoft's firewall. Then Download CCleaner and clean the registry, you can download it from here:
http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/

when you have cleaned the registry restart the pc, it should now detect the wireless card and install the drivers for it, it will show this in the system tray (bottom righthand side where the time is)
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