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Windows Share Meltdown, Unexplainable

I am having precisely the exact symptoms on my server as is described in this article. This includes statements that the specified network name is no longer available and RPC Server is too busy ...
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Protecting Backups from Viruses

Currently we are using ReadyNAS RN102 by NETGEAR to hold all our images from all our machines. My question is can viruses expand from the machines and infect the NAS drive and the backups? We are ...
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Microsoft Security Essentials: MpCmdRun.exe -SignatureUpdate -unc switch does not work

Looking here I can see extracting a downloaded mpam-fe.exe and copying the files to a shared folder should allow me to run the following command from an MSE client so it will pull down the updates ...
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Kaspersky blocked RDC on Windows - how to fix?

I installed Kaspersky Endpoint security, but as soon as the installer finished, my remote desktop connection broke and I wasn't able to login anymore. Seems that Kaspersky firewall blocks RDC ports ...
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Kaspersky slows down the clients. How do i find the real cause?

At my work, we have 15 client pc's with Windows 7. As it turned out. Kaspersky slows down each pc. The Problem started couple days ago. And for example, when i click on Computer -> properties -> ...
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Good resource for evaluting AV and anti Malware software?

I am looking for good resources to use to compare the effectiveness of various antivirus/antimalware software solutions. In particular, I am comparing Windows Security Essentials against Symantec ...
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How do I check to see if a Forefront client has checked in with the server?

I staged a system and installed the package for ForeFront client security (1.5.1996.0) which I believe to have been created on our local server. I assume it should automatically point back to it and ...
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File corrupted by some tools (probably virus or antivirus)- does the pattern indicate any known corruptions?

As part of our software we install postgres(windows). In one of the customer sites, a set of files got corrupted. All files were part of timezone information(postgres/share/timezone). They are some ...
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What is “ndptsp.tsp”?

Sophos Anti-Rootkit tells me that on one of our web servers, there is an "unknown hidden file" ndptsp.tsp: Area: Local hard drives Description: Unknown hidden file Location: ...
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Determine if user has hotfix # 981889 installed?

I want to know if a particular computer has MS HotFix #981889 installed. To do that I check file versions. This page lists file versions that the hotfix deals with. However, I cannot figure out: Do ...
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How do I setup Symantec Endpoint Protection Server to work on a standalone network?

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection (ver 11) on a standalone network that will not have access to the internet. I need to burn updates on CDRs and move them to this network. I need to know: Where ...
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Configuring Realtime AV Scanning. Pros/Cons of Read, Write or Read/Write

I'm currently reviewing our AV configuration for our environment, and reviewing how the real-time scanner is configured. The options that I have for the real-time configuration is as follows. On ...
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Antivirus or an internet security suite

We have about 20 laptops running Windows Vista or 7 and we're looking for a new antivirus solution. We're obviously looking for the lightest sufficient solution. Several vendors seem to sell an ...
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Virtual Machine Antivirus

We're starting to ramp up our Virtual Machine operations and are increasingly running more and more Windows guests. As far as I can tell traditional antivirus programs are not a scalable solution for ...
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Does Symantec Endpoint Use Windows Server User Licenses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I'm evaluating how many user licenses I need for Windows Server 2008. There will only be two users who need physical / ...
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Are there any corporate antivirus solutions that are not license based?

Does anyone know of any corporate anti-virus solutions available for a Windows environment that is not license based? Everything I have ever seen is either client or user license based, plus the ...
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blat.exe getting deleted from my servers

we're using blat.exe as part of many of our setups on Windows Server 2003 SP2 without any problem to send mails via command line. It's simply great. Now, some software we are using provides blat.exe ...
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Free antivirus for windows 2003 [closed]

What are some effective free antivirus solutions available for Windows Server 2003? I tried AVG 10.0 but it gave me an error.
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Best antivirus comparison site

I am purchasing an anit-virus for a small network ( 10 servers about 15 workstations ), all windows at the moment. I have looked at a few anti-virus comparison sites, but many of them seem rather ...
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Need help controlling viruses

I've recently noticed an increase of viruses on my systems. We employ CA eTrust 8.1 for antivirus and all users are "Domain Users", and thus should not have access to install any software on their ...
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md5sum or sha1sum of legitmate microsoft system files

Is there a database or repository of the legitimate checksums for Microsoft system files? We think we have a 0day on DNS for Windows 2003 SP2 using IRC for command and control. (Latest McAfee does not ...
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How Can I install a free AntiVirus Scanner on my Windows Server 2008 R2

I know this does not work impromptu. Is there a way of installing a free AV scanner? I would prefer Microsoft Essentials or Antivir.
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Missing management console for Symantec Antivirus, Corporate Edition

I work for a small (80 employees) non-profit organization. We have a Windows network with a domain. The file server is running Server 2003. A vendor recently installed Symantec Antivirus, Corporate ...
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Anti-virus and network ports?

I think that anti-virus would be able to determine the virus even before it gets into the OS (Windows/Linux) by filtering at the network interface port itself. Right? But, how do viruses escape that ...
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Enterprise desktop antivirus without a Windows server

Are there any desktop antivirus products suitable for use in an enterprise environment without a Windows server? We're currently using McAfee for our Windows desktops but to get updates and alerts ...
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How often should we virus scan our computers?

We are just in the final stages of finishing our AV management solution (McAfee ePO) and we are fine tuning our client policies. How often should we have our client PC's & Macs run a system scan? ...
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Windows Server 2008 Antivirus Software with an API

I'm looking for an Antivirus package that is compliant with Windows Server 2008. That's not the hard part. What I need is an API layer on the Antivirus that i can call from managed .net code. For ...
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Install an antivirus on a web server, is this a good idea?

I just got a dedicated server with Windows 2008 Standard Edition and am trying to do the necessary configuration to run my web app on it. Was wondering, is it a good idea to install an antivirus on ...
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What is the smallest anti-virus software for use on Windows NT machines?

I have some really old machines and want to run a virus scan on them. They only have about 64mb RAM, 333Mhz processor, etc. I don't want a whole suite, just something light weight and effective.
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Windows Defender- good or bad?

Anyone have any experience with Windows Defender? Is it a replacement for antivirus software or something else to run alongside? We are looking for something that isnt as bloated as McAfee 8.5i.
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Symantec Endpoint Protection - Replicating my sites

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection Installed on a Windows Server 2003 machine, this has VPN links to two other offices with Windows Server 2003 machines. I am trying to replicate Symantec Endpoint ...
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Unknown Directory Shortcut File or Mount | VISTA [closed]

I have this weird mount icon after a trojan cleanup days ago for a client. The icon when clicked takes you to the My Computer guid. The file properties are Type: File, Location: C:\, Size: 6.76. If we ...
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How can I determine whether an Antivirus product is installed?

We have a large installation with over 15,000 machines. They are supposed to have a version of Trend Micro installed; however, we don't know that for sure. These are all Windows boxes which includes ...
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What is the difference between Windows Defender and Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool?

Why does Windows Vista have two programs to remove viruses: Windows Defender and Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MRT)
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Some questions about the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MRT)

Does this program automatically run? If so, when and how often? Is it automatically updated? How do you disable it? How can you tell if it is running? What versions of Windows is it installed on?
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A list of Windows rootkit detection and removal tools

A list of rootkit detection and/or removal tools from publicly trusted sources: Name, Vendor, Latest release RootkitRevealer, Sysinternals, November 1 2006 Rootkit Unhooker, ep_x0ff ...
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What antivirus do you recommend for dev boxes [closed]

What antivirus would you recommend for computers used for windows development. Would you use an antivirus for these users? These users compile quite often and therefore read and write tons of files. ...