Re: Windows XP Automatic Updates and Validation
I used Symantec AV corporate Edition, Defender, and AdAware. XP SP3 was
installed via windows Update a few weeks ago (or whenever it was released).
This problem just cropped up the other night.
"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
> How have you determined that the machine is free of any/all viruses,
> Trojans, adware, hijackware, and/or rootkits?
> Did you install WinXP SP3 manually or via Windows Update?
> What anti-virus application or security suite is installed? What
> anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)? What third-party firewall
> (if any)?
> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
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> Mike wrote:
> > I got a virus/adware on my PC and managed to remove it without too much
> > difficulty. However, Automatic Updates cannot be enabled and the Windows
> > Genuine Validation is not working. I do have a valid copy of XP and SP3
> > has
> > been installed.
> > I have tried the suggestions that pop up when the validation doesn't work
> > so
> > I'm not sure what else to do.
> > Please help!!!
> > Thanks,
> > Mike