Is there a virus program built into Win XP Home

  Daveson 21:29 17 Aug 04
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Hi there. I am running Win XP Home and also Norton Anti Virus 2003. The problem is that Auto Protect isnt working. When i click turn Auto Protect on it just does nothing. A lad i know says that a virus is in the PC and stopping this from working. Any truth in that ?

Is there a seperate program that i could run to search for any such virus. Or is there a virus program to download. I am on dial up so just a small program will be nice. Cheers. Hope that you can help.

  stalion 21:34 17 Aug 04

do a scan with this click here

  son-of-a-gun 21:43 17 Aug 04

Is there a red X through the NAV icon by the clock? If there is, try un-installing and re-installing Norton AV, In fact I would do the above anyway

The Cd will have to be in the drive by the way to remove NAV.

  Belatucadrus 22:36 17 Aug 04

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For three alternatives to MWAV toolkit, much smaller so can be fitted to a floppy, but obviously check for much smaller range of nasties.

  woodchip 22:37 17 Aug 04

NO

  stalion 22:43 17 Aug 04

???????

  Daveson 22:50 17 Aug 04

Thanks all for your help. I think that Woodchip is refering to my question is there a virus program in WXP. No there sint. Thanks all.

  woodchip 22:52 17 Aug 04

Well What could one say to the question other than NO.


There is a AV protecting you CMOS if it's switched on in the BIOS

  woodchip 22:54 17 Aug 04

"Virus" or "Virus Program"

  THE TERMINATOR 22:58 17 Aug 04

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