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#1 Ms Flower

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Posted 27 August 2006 - 05:06 AM

Hi to all in cyberspace...wonder if anyone can help...

last week my norton software expired...did a bit of a search and found PC Security ~ in a servy it came out tops and also best value for money / paid by cc and downloaded it all. All seems to be working fine...except the PC on which I downloaded it (my partners desk top) now cannot conenct to the internet.
All very weird / we are wireless in the house, so my email and internet works (hence I can chat to you) his email works...but somehow cannot connect to internet....

Not sure if it is the PC Security software or not, but it's the last thing I changed and then we started having problems....

anyone have any ideas...? would be great to hear from anyone...

thanks
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Posted 27 August 2006 - 05:47 AM

I see that PC Security has something called Internet Lock. Have you checked your settings there? It is possible that it is blocking your internet connection.

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Posted 27 August 2006 - 06:35 AM

Here is what Spyware Warrior had to say about a product called PC Security Shield:

Privacy Defender pcsecurityshield.com false positives work as goad to purchase; poor, misleading scan reporting; deceptive advertising/"scan" on home page (1); advertises through adware (1); recruits affiliates through spam (1); dubious corp. associations (1); same app as Spyblocs 3.0, MySpyFreePC, iSpyKiller, SamuraiSpy, & Spy Crusher; also from this domain: The Shield 2004, PC Security Shield - (Note: other domains associated w/ Privacy Defender include: clixtrader.net, pcsecuritysheild.com, pcsecuritywall.com, pctoolworks2004.com, pctoolworks2005.com, threatlevel.com) [A: 6-26-04 / U: 9-7-05]

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Posted 27 August 2006 - 07:28 AM

PC Security Shield is regarded as a Rogue Program. The comments buddy215 posted come from here.

Best to uninstall/remove this program and replace it with one that has a proven track record. See BC's List of Virus & Malware Resources.
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Posted 27 August 2006 - 08:16 AM

wow...many thanks! Iwas then badly miss informed. I'll do that and let you know what happend.
Thank you very much for your help!
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Posted 28 August 2006 - 12:18 PM

Your quite welcome. Good luck. :thumbsup:
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Posted 28 August 2006 - 03:20 PM

Hello ,

I took everyones advice and tried to uninstall the program; tricky as one section I just could not! So went to System Restore and restored to a point before installation. Also run the Ad-Aware SE virus check ,and it found 75 baddies...!! so deleted them~ and not Internet Explorer works again.

Thank you for all your assistance.

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Posted 28 August 2006 - 04:49 PM

Glad to hear everythings working again. Don't forget to replace your anti-virus as soon as you can and get a firewall while your at it. After doing that, I recommend that you create a fresh restore point.
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Posted 29 August 2006 - 02:03 AM

Very good advice! Just did the restore point. Also did your "cleanmrg", also Avert Stinger and installed free 15 day trial of Zone Alarm's Firewall. Want to see if all ok, before I pay for something again. Where is a good place to see what the rest of the world feel about them?

Thanks again, fantastic platform to chat to people who know!!!
Daisy




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