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Forum: System Security 26 Aug 2010
Replies: 763
Views: 143,257
Posted By colinw
My Avast Pro just updated to version 5.0.661 :)

My Avast Pro just updated to version 5.0.661 :)
Forum: System Security 10 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By colinw
No i have'nt tried boot scan as i did'nt even...

No i have'nt tried boot scan as i did'nt even realise it could do that, i will look into one.

Thanks for that, damm annoying it was to get of, if i get it on another pc i will try boot scan,...
Forum: System Security 10 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By colinw
Avast 5 won't clean a virus ?

On some test pc's at work avast 5.0 finds a virus in the recyclers folder called sysdata.exe, it can't move it to the vault because it's in use, and if i select delete it then prompts a reboot...
Forum: System Security 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,156
Posted By colinw
ok got xp mode now all installed, will have a...

ok got xp mode now all installed, will have a play tomorrow.

Thanks for the tip :)
Forum: System Security 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,156
Posted By colinw
That's a good idea, but i need to find out about...

That's a good idea, but i need to find out about xp mode first. I've heard of it but never tried it. Need to google i think :)
Forum: System Security 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,156
Posted By colinw
Acronis Antivirus is out

Another new antivirus is out now, and it's Acronis Antivirus. Blimey i never thought they would do an antivirus package ?

But the trial version is 232mb.

Shall i try it, hmmmm
Forum: System Security 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,197
Posted By colinw
ok thanks i will have a look on the link. ...

ok thanks i will have a look on the link.

Thanks for your all your help anyway.
Forum: System Security 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,197
Posted By colinw
no fat32

no fat32
Forum: System Security 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,197
Posted By colinw
I have attached a screenshot showing the files...

I have attached a screenshot showing the files that MSE did'nt pick up at all via the real time checking. Only picked them up by scanning my partitions.

Ignor the top two on the list, that was the...
Forum: System Security 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,197
Posted By colinw
Hi Pillainp, No not really. I have a dual...

Hi Pillainp,

No not really. I have a dual boot laptop with xp on one partition for work, and win 7 64 bit on another partition for home, and then one more partition for everything else.

thanks
Forum: System Security 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,197
Posted By colinw
I bet there would be a lot of Users who would...

I bet there would be a lot of Users who would disagree with that statment including me ;)[/QUOTE]
And me. Its been a great experience so far.

The "It's free so it can't be good" argument is...
Forum: System Security 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,197
Posted By colinw
Well just a quick update, i don't know whats...

Well just a quick update, i don't know whats going here but my usb pen drive had a hidden autorun.inf and svchost.exe file, I done a scan of the pen drive and MSE found nothing wrong.

Then took...
Forum: System Security 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,197
Posted By colinw
ok thanks guys for the reply's Its all set...

ok thanks guys for the reply's

Its all set to default, so yes all three ticks are on etc.

I will keep an eye on it.
Forum: System Security 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,197
Posted By colinw
Well as i said i wanted to test MSE that's all. I...

Well as i said i wanted to test MSE that's all. I keep hearing how good it is so thought i would test it. My UAC is one notch down from the dafault. But not off.

Anyway i won't be doing it again....
Forum: System Security 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,197
Posted By colinw
MSE not sure if real time protection is working

As the title says really, is my MSE real time protection actually working ?

I ran an exe file on purpose a few days ago knowing it had some mallware / spyware built into it. I did it to test MSE....
Forum: System Security 09 Jan 2010
Replies: 86
Views: 8,670
Posted By colinw
Sure you can. Open MSE and select Custom Scan and...

Sure you can. Open MSE and select Custom Scan and select what HD and or Partition.
I can scan my HD with 150 Gb of data in less than 10 minutes using MSE.
It would help us answer your question if...
Forum: System Security 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 86
Views: 8,670
Posted By colinw
Can someone do a full scan on a partition with...

Can someone do a full scan on a partition with MSE please. I'm using windows 7 64bit, with 4gb of ram.

Reason i'm asking is i scanned my e: drive recently which has about 134gb of various files on...
Forum: System Security 02 Jan 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,375
Posted By colinw
Hi there, MSE does scan all the files hence it's...

Hi there, MSE does scan all the files hence it's taking a long time to show up the icons. However, it does it just once. Not everytime. But I'm not sure about the hard drive light issue.[/QUOTE]
...
Forum: System Security 01 Jan 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,375
Posted By colinw
I've been trying MSE out for a few weeks now....

I've been trying MSE out for a few weeks now. Usually i use nod32. Anyway yesterday i done a full scan of my E: drive which took over 2 hours to complete, but after the scan was finished MSE was...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,076
Posted By colinw
ok thanks, but i have already turned off system...

ok thanks, but i have already turned off system restore though after the install. i just use acronis if i need to restore.

i was already running win 7 ultimate before and dont remember it being...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,076
Posted By colinw
Windows 7 using up 15gb of hard drive ?

Just installed my purchased windows 7 pro 64 bit, clean install, and it's using up 15gb of hard drive space already, before i even install anything ?

Is this normal, thanks
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2009
Replies: 104
Views: 16,929
Posted By colinw
Can i have link please for 7260 64bit (if there...

Can i have link please for 7260 64bit (if there is one) ?

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 7,122
Posted By colinw
On the netbook i made a mistake, i meant to say...

On the netbook i made a mistake, i meant to say the graphics score was 2.2 and the gaming graphics was 3.

Well i done my laptop using those intel vista drivers, my graphics score was 2.6 (same as...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 7,122
Posted By colinw
Hi again Orbital Shark Well i just put this...

Hi again Orbital Shark

Well i just put this driver on my samsung netbook which also has 7100 clean install. My gaming score has gone from 2.1 to 2.2 which is not much better but at least it's...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 7,122
Posted By colinw
Hi Orbital Shark ok thanks for that, not...

Hi Orbital Shark

ok thanks for that, not sure if i've already tried that driver, as i already have it on my laptop. Have gone back to xp at the moment, as i got fed up with no taskbar loading up...
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