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Postby kd1966 » Fri May 12, 2006 9:09 pm

Which is exactly why I tell my customers the "limits" of the protection they are getting when I install AVG Free/AdawareSE/ZA Firewall protections................ I show them safer surfing techniques and such, which I think lots of non-technical people want to know...... "What can I do to avoid getting a virus" or something to that effect. What I've noticed on several occasions is systems with malware running 2 or 3 AV programs; the user got the malware when NIS/Mcafee were installed, so they deduced that if they installed a "better" AV program, it would take care of it..................
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Postby augie » Fri May 12, 2006 9:21 pm

kd1966 wrote:"What can I do to avoid getting a virus" or something to that effect. What I've noticed on several occasions is systems with malware running 2 or 3 AV programs; the user got the malware when NIS/Mcafee were installed, so they deduced that if they installed a "better" AV program, it would take care of it..................


Hmm, if I understand you correctly, they were running multiple AV progs at the same time? That would really bring a rig to its knees along with multiple firewalls. A "more is better philosophy" is not the way to go. :roleeyes :no
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Postby kd1966 » Fri May 12, 2006 9:32 pm

Correct Augie, the people thought that since the one AV didn't work, they should try some others until one did work...........<eek> And yes, especially the systems with NAV on them, the systems literally would not boot anymore
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Postby augie » Fri May 12, 2006 10:02 pm

Sorry 10pair, we sort of got somewhat off topic :oops: :roleeyes We'll keep trying to help you to get that sucker off of your rig.. :yesnod:

I hope this thread helped you and others so far to avoid and clean this crap out or better yet, stop it from loading in the first place!. :yesnod:
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Postby 10pair » Sat May 13, 2006 2:21 am

No worries I'm enjoying reading the points raised :)

The nasties are gone from this guy's rig now.
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Postby NT50 » Sun May 14, 2006 11:12 pm

CounterSpy from Sunbelt Software has a 15 day trail software to help out also.
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