New hard disk -shuts down -virus?

  Trikie 21:53 21 Nov 04

Just had a new hard disk fitted after failure. reconnected to internet, updated Norton but computer keeps closing down - LSA Shell (Export Version) mesaage then win\sys32\1sassexe Status 1073741819 NT Authority System.

Try to run Norton but it keeps closing down before finishing. Help!

  VoG II 21:57 21 Nov 04

Start, Run, type

shutdown -a

(note space before -)

This should stop it shutting down.

Go to Windows update and doe=wnload all critical updates.

Run Stinger click here

  Trikie 21:58 21 Nov 04

Apologies for repetition - got the closing message again and thought it hadn't taken.

  Trikie 22:16 21 Nov 04

Thanks VoG - I thinks Stinger has done the trick -it found and cleared 4 viruses.

  VoG II 22:17 21 Nov 04

Make sure that you get the Windows updates or you'll soon be in trouble again.

  stalion 22:20 21 Nov 04

Have you got a good firewall?

  Trikie 18:26 23 Nov 04

I'm using the Windows firewall - is there something better?

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