antivirus&firewall problems

  sudoman 20:57 14 Jun 08
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does anyone else have the problem i have.my antivirus and firewall keep turning off.other people use the computer they say they not turn it off.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:01 14 Jun 08

What op system, what AV and firewall?

  sudoman 22:03 14 Jun 08

i have xp as os.i have avast antvirus and zonealarm firewall both are free versions

  mrwoowoo 22:07 14 Jun 08

I would suggest doing a scan with avast if you haven't lately and then downloading the free version of superantispyware and doing a scan with it.
click here
Make sure Avast is up to date before scanning.

  sudoman 22:16 14 Jun 08

i have avast set to update automaticly i scan regular.also have windows defender and spybot search and destroy installed

  mrwoowoo 22:21 14 Jun 08

Have seen a suggestion of some people having conflict issues with Zone alarm and Avast.
I would ditch Zone alarm(very resource hungry) and download sygate or comodo firewalls(free)
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click here

  rdave13 22:50 14 Jun 08

Agree with mrwoowoo, Comodo firewall and Avast AV work well together.
Uninstall Zonealarm firewall, reboot and reset windows' firewall.
Run a reg cleaner such as Ccleaner or Regscrubvistaxp (note not regscrubxp). Find on a search engine.
Reboot then install Comodo firewall.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:58 14 Jun 08

no problems with avast and sygate together.

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