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Zone Alarm upgrade doesn't finish initialization

Liefr asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have extreme security and tried to upgrade today.
the first install froze at 48% for hours.
I stopped the currently running ZA progeram and it finished but made the computer very slow and the systray icon continually said 'initialization is in progress'.
I re-installed and it finished but the computer runs very slowly and in fits and starts. vsmon seems to use 88% of CPU every few seconds.
here are the versions;
ZoneAlarm Extreme Security version:
AntiSpam version:
ZoneAlarm Browser Security: 1.5.341.0
ZoneAlarm ForceField Spyware Scanner: 1.5.341.0
ZoneAlarm ForceField Anti-Phishing Database:
ZoneAlarm ForceField Spyware Sites Database: 04.155

I m ready to dump this thing.
Does anyone have an idea what to do to fix this?
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