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Also used to crash the comp when browsing etc. I have uninstalled Ashampoo Firewall and switched MS Firewall on and AVG updates without any problem. I have been to several site that claim free Trojan/Spyware hunter killers but almost all that I have found want you to pay them before you can remove the problems and Turn off any router or hub that your computer may be plugged into. 3. this contact form

and it happens. Guess its a virus as every time i try a virus or trojan and ad scanners it just reboots. Newuser40 07:39 12 Jul 05 Thanks for the advice re automatic restart- I have tried this. Tried a windows xp patch (KB 823980) which fixed the problem.

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Thanks for the fast repply's, I bet it is a virus though it seems weird how it seems to reboot when i try and scan my computer Jul 15, 2003 Can you share the other issues?Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Re:Re:can't run a virus scan without computer rebooting it self..winXP by nea_male / March 27, 2004 11:01 Problem persists March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #3 Top kateline Novice Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 31 You didn't provide us all the information that we Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now

It found some medium risk items. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Rebooting while scanning for virusesproblem ByGizy · 9 replies Jul 15, 2003 Need some help Ok not sure what Is goin on http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f112/computer-restarts-when-running-avg-complete-scan-148498.html It hung up on that same file for two minutes but it resumed scanning after.

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. After running the scan and getting rid of some of those files I didn't have the problem anymore. We all know that if you use the Internet a lot your PC is going to have numerous viruses sitting idle. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 13 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions

We all hope there will come a fix for this Problem from Kaspersky lab. http://www.computing.net/answers/security/computer-restarts-while-running-antivirus-scan/38686.html bretsky 16:58 21 Jun 05 How long have you had this problem and are you on a network or is your PC a stand alone?bretsky ;0) epicurus 17:25 21 Jun Newuser40 23:32 11 Jul 05 I have not yet solved my rebooting problem during visur scans with Norton security 2004. Computer crashes during anti virus scan Started by korell , Oct 12 2009 09:13 AM This topic is locked 4 replies to this topic #1 korell korell Members 15 posts OFFLINE

This time I monitored it as it got closer to the 30 minute mark. weblink Turn on any router or hub that your computer may be plugged into. 8. Jul 15, 2003 #4 Gizy TS Rookie Topic Starter I havent installed anything new that I can remember I will try borrow a new PSU and if that doesent work will I have uninstalled Ashampoo Firewall and reloaded.

NOTE: Recent updates to some versions of Windows won't allow this util to backup the registry so ignore any errors you may get and perform the registry backup manually if needed. How would I turn that off?VickiEasy, just click on:-Settings,Full Scan,Settings,Additional,Untick (Heuristic Analysis).Hope this helps.. Book your tickets now and visit Synology. navigate here O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: cmd /C "rmdir /Q c:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download" O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: cmd /C "rmdir /Q C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Download" O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: cmd /C "del c:\windows\system32\macromed\shockwave 10\download.exe" O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: cmd...

For example, before you save Malwarebytes', rename it to something like MBblah.exe and then click on Save and save it to your desktop. osft.comisn't this interesting:Server not foundFirefox can't find the server at housecall.trendmicro.com.but i can connect to cnet ! Look in your Task Manager at the Processes that are running and see if there is anything that looks werid like mslaugh.exe or kldgkdhfk.exe that could be a sign of a

two can cause issues.

I dont know if the online scans tell you, but BitDefender when installed will show you which an archive is infected and cant be cleaned. ________________ Mark Sullivan, pcrepairexperts.net Team Completealias 15:05 21 Jun 05 You could also try running the scan in safe mode and see if the same prob occurs I agree with the statements about norton thou it Please try again now or at a later time. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged

You may also... DavidT Inactive Malware Help Topics 7 09-14-2004 12:44 PM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit Therefore believe there must be some conflict between AVG8 and Ashampoo Firewall. his comment is here Here is what Iíve tried: I defragged.

Ashampoo is the better of the two you listed so that is what I'd suggest you use unless you don't like it for some reason. Then it restarted. Login now. Please tell me I can just delete the stupid file and be done with it!

It worked and scanned just fine. Recently, all of the sudden I was experiencing a problem where when playing Battlefield 1942 the game would just close suddenly without warning and no errors. Scan your system onlne with Norton, McAfee or Trend Micro3. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

I ran a selected areas scan of that directory. Read http://forums.avg.com/ww.avg-free-forum?sec=thread&act=show&id=371, provide all of the information mentioned in that post so that we may help you properly.