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Windows 7: Infected while helping :(


07 Mar 2011   #21

 
 

That's exactly it

Every AV software does it though...Informs you after the file is on your machine.

That's why I'd refuse to pay a £50 (or whatever it is) a year subscription to something like Norton Internet Security. The exact same thing happens, I've seen it...

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07 Mar 2011   #22

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

I use Vipre premium which has web blocking for sites that want to plant something on my computer.
It shows up a screen that says "blocked by Vipre" and refuses to go to the site.
Works for me. vipre.com will get you there. I have the all you can eat premium version for my home computers and it works fine. Or at least it is a warm fuzzy for me.

Rich
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07 Mar 2011   #23

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Norton does the same for some sites, but they (AVs) never get them all.

Orbital, what kind of account were you using? UAC on or off?
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07 Mar 2011   #24
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

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07 Mar 2011   #25

Windblow$ 7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DBone View Post
Another MSE swing and miss.
Lol, wtf. is MSE? :P
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07 Mar 2011   #26

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nimd4 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DBone View Post
Another MSE swing and miss.
Lol, wtf. is MSE? :P
Microsoft Security Essentials - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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07 Mar 2011   #27

Windblow$ 7 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks, lol I was just j/k. =) NAV + Outpost (x64) here, found the best combo 4 me.
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08 Mar 2011   #28

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Teerex View Post
Norton does the same for some sites, but they (AVs) never get them all.

Orbital, what kind of account were you using? UAC on or off?
I always leave UAC at it's default setting, never had a need to change it as there are minimal propmts compared to Vista
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