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From "Steven Pierce" <paged...@speakeasy.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Windows XP problem after install of Apache 2.0.53
Date Wed, 13 Apr 2005 04:16:56 GMT


I will second this.  I had Symantec on my machine and there was a virus in a 
zip file that it did not catch.  AVG ( is am using the free one) caught it in about
2 days.   



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On 4/13/2005 at 12:13 AM Erick Paquin wrote:

>This is not to put them down but Symantec is honestly no good at 
>stopping viruses...just last year i fixed around 250 machines infected 
>that had symantec onboard with no good results...even ourselves at the 
>time were running it and got caught.
>
>So we switched to Grisoft's AVG Pro and then no more problems ever 
>since....even better now that we use Firefox instead of IE.
>
>Just download a trial of AVG and check for yourself. www.grisoft.com
>
>Erick P.
>
>nospam@wimvd.nl wrote:
>
>>Hi Erick,
>>
>>My first thought also. But as the machine runs Symantec with update of
>>definitions almost every week, and a check was performed the night
>>before and the machine was not connected in the time between (it still
>>runs on ISDN dial-up, manually only when needed), I ruled it out. The
>>install-files for Apache were already downloaded and sitting by.
>>
>>But, the virus scanner also doesn't run anymore.... So the virus should
>>have been inside the machine and "attacked" after the install? Which
>>virus could that be?
>>
>>Regards,
>>Wim.
>>
>>
>>Op 13/4/2005 schreef "Erick Paquin" <info@erickpaquin.com>:
>>
>>  
>>
>>>A virus in your machine?
>>>
>>>Erick P.
>>>
>>>nospam@wimvd.nl wrote:
>>>
>>>    
>>>
>>>>Hi All,
>>>>
>>>>I installed Apache 2.0.53 on a Windows XP Home Edition (with SP1)
>>>>machine. It runs great, also the PHP and MySQL I have there, no
>problems.
>>>>
>>>>BUT, now the system looks somewhat "crippled", I cannot access the
>>>>configuration options anymore, e.g. when I look to the network cards and
>>>>TCP/IP setting, there is nothing displayed. Installing a new adapter
>>>>tells me it is already there. And it also runs... I can use most of the
>>>>programs, but the MS Office suite tells me it "cannot register" a
>>>>document I'm trying to edit. But editing works oke.
>>>>
>>>>I looked at several things and came to the conclusion that the accoun t
>I
>>>>use might have been corrupted.  But opening the program to administer
>>>>accounts shows nothing anymore. Weird, eh?
>>>>
>>>>So what is going on here, has anyone a clue to help me?
>>>>
>>>>Regards,
>>>>Wim.
>>>>
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>No virus found in this incoming message.
>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>Version: 7.0.308 / Virus Database: 266.9.7 - Release Date: 4/12/2005





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Version: 7.0.308 / Virus Database: 266.9.7 - Release Date: 4/12/2005


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