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Offline bigguy05641

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Windows Security Center message
« on: June 26, 2010, 04:51:47 PM »
Greetings, yesterday I started getting a Windows Security Center (XP Media Center) message saying Avast is reporting that it is not current. I've updated the program and virus files, installed an updated key, uninstalled Avaste and downloaded new program (5.0, I didn't realize there was a new version), defragmented the hard drive, checked for errors. The Avast says I'm secure. How shall I proceed? Thanks, Steve
« Last Edit: June 26, 2010, 08:25:15 PM by bigguy05641 »

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Re: Windows Security Center message
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2010, 05:15:14 PM »
Try stopping it and starting again. Also i suggest you upgrade to superior version 5.0.
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Re: Windows Security Center message
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2010, 05:23:46 PM »
Seems like it was something that happened on 6/25...
I've already uninstalled it and downloaded a new program...would that constitute starting and stopping it?

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Re: Windows Security Center message
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2010, 06:56:40 PM »
Seems like it was something that happened on 6/25...
I've already uninstalled it and downloaded a new program...would that constitute starting and stopping it?

This should help you...
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=61045.0
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Re: Windows Security Center message
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2010, 11:33:23 PM »
I found it!!!
The date on my computer I had inadvertantly changed it to July!
Cool!

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Re: Windows Security Center message
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2010, 11:37:50 PM »
I found it!!!
The date on my computer I had inadvertantly changed it to July!
Cool!
Sometimes this is malware behavior.
I suggest:

1. Clean your temporary files.
2. Schedule a boot time scanning with avast with archive scanning turned on. If avast does not detect it, you can try DrWeb CureIT! instead.
3. Use MBAM (or SUPERantispyware or even Spyware Terminator) to scan for spywares and trojans. If any infection is detected, it is better and safer to send the infected file(s) to quarantine (Chest), rather than simply deleting them.
4. Test your machine with anti-rootkit applications. I suggest avast! antirootkit or Trend Micro RootkitBuster.
5. Make a HijackThis log to post here or this analysis site. Or even submit the RunScanner log to to on-line analysis.
6. Clean your Hosts file (replacing it) with HostsMan tool.
7. Disable System Restore and then reenable it again.
8. Immunize your system with SpywareBlaster.
9. Check if you have insecure applications with Secunia Software Inspector.
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