I have found that most issues today are created by a lack of, and in some cases because of antivirus software and or antispyware software.
In brief here is what I advocate.
1. You must have an up-to-date virus scanner subscription.
2. You need to have antiSpyware software installed ( I use Spybot and MS Antispywatre Beta) and you need to update and run Spybot on a regular (once a month at least) basis.
3. I DO NOT like the Norton Security packages and strongly advise people to change to McAfee. Norton is too intrusive and causes problems. My users end up disabling it.
4. You need to visit forums like this to keep yourself up-to-date with the latest repair techniques.
Thanks for hosting Bleeping Computer.
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Edited by tg1911, 07 October 2005 - 10:27 AM.