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McAfee real time protection won't stay on


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#1 LucyGoosey

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 10:13 AM

It worked fine a few hours ago, then it updated and now McAfee won't run real time protection.
If anyone could help I would really appreciate it.

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 10:16 AM

Download Mcafee removal tool

http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/MCPR.exe

Uninstall it and reinstall again.Let me know if that helps

Download

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/

Run it and after scan finishes,post the contents of RKILL log located on the desktop here

#3 LucyGoosey

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 04:15 AM

Uninstalling and reinstalling did the trick, will run RKILL and report back.
Thanks!

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 04:19 AM

Rkill 2.4.3 by Lawrence Abrams (Grinler)
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/
Copyright 2008-2012 BleepingComputer.com
More Information about Rkill can be found at this link:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic308364.html

Program started at: 10/29/2012 09:16:42 AM in x64 mode.
Windows Version: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1

Checking for Windows services to stop:

* No malware services found to stop.

Checking for processes to terminate:

* C:\Users\Lucygoosey\Local Settings\Apps\F.lux\flux.exe (PID: 3024) [UP-HEUR]

1 proccess terminated!

Checking Registry for malware related settings:

* Explorer Policy Removed: NoActiveDesktopChanges [HKLM]

Backup Registry file created at:
C:\Users\Lucygoosey\Desktop\rkill\rkill-10-29-2012-09-17-10.reg

Resetting .EXE, .COM, & .BAT associations in the Windows Registry.

Performing miscellaneous checks:

* Windows Defender Disabled

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
"DisableAntiSpyware" = dword:00000001

Checking Windows Service Integrity:

* Windows Defender (WinDefend) is not Running.
Startup Type set to: Manual

* gpsvc => %windir%\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup [Incorrect ImagePath]

Searching for Missing Digital Signatures:

* No issues found.

Checking HOSTS File:

* No issues found.

Program finished at: 10/29/2012 09:17:22 AM
Execution time: 0 hours(s), 0 minute(s), and 39 seconds(s)

Just a note to say - I like F.Lux but it seems to cause lots of problems! It was involved in my last laptop hiccup.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:10 AM

RKILL looks good

safe surfing :)




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