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Firewall Warning (but not really?)


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#1 shawnvw

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Posted 25 December 2008 - 12:43 PM

Using Windows XP Home.

I've been getting a popup message in my system tray saying that my Windows Firewall is turned off, but when I go to Security Center, it shows that it's on. Unlike other false firewall warnings, this doesn't tell me I'm infected, or try to take me someplace to download any software.


I've run AVG Free version, Spybot, and AdAware, but the message still comes up frequently.

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 03:47 PM

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 03:27 AM

Naturally. However, the point is moot because I had to reformat the drive. Now my problem is that I can't boot from either CD drive in order to reinstall Windows. Any ideas?




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