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Manual Virus Defs

Posted on 2004-08-11
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I have a user with a Windows 98 computer that has a virus that won't let her go onto the internet.  All she can enter is the about:blank page.  She did not have any virus software loaded so I loaded Norton AV 2004.   Is there a way to get the virus defs off another PC from the internet and manually put them onto hers because I can't do live update.

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Yes, there is a way to do this:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/defs.download.html


This allows you to download the lates virus def's, put them on a CD or floppy disks and bring them to another PC if needed.

Good luck, hope it works out for you!
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by:Wakeup
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She may also have Spyware on her system.  If she is getting the ABOUT:Blank, she has the about blank spyware for sure.  And may have other spyware as well.

You may try going here for some links to some tools and such:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Browser_Issues/Q_20975384.html
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