Security and Windows Vista
I had problems that someone told me that Malware Bytes would take care of... the trial version is free and it helped. When the problems started once again I had to get the paid for version - back in Oct. Well today I went online and there was a MB message saying I should check the box... etc. But it does not work. I spent several hours trying to fix it, and finally I deleted it from my computer. Except that he would not go. I get the message "he is not on the computer"... but it's always on the opening screen and control panel and it won't go anywhere. I had to delete Mozilla Firefox because I couldn't use it because of Malware Bytes. It's crazy. I'm currently waiting for the help - hoping that someone will tell me how to reformat the hard drive, so I can just start over and reinstall Vista. I do not have a more recent (Windows 10) but I learned not to use it again. If anyone of you have any ideas on how to get off my computer from the Malware Bytes please let me know. Thank you.
The free version of Malwarebytes is free to use as long as you want at the moment.
If you have problems with paying them for the version, you will need to contact their support.
You can try this free Revo Uninstaller program to remove it.
"How-to" instructions for use are included here: read the information on the tabs at the top.
See you soon.
Firefox 4.0 is now compatible with the browser ZoneAlarm 1.5.260.0 and Windows Vista Home Premium, 64-bit Service Pack 2 system? Earlier when checking for updates it had compatibility problems. These issues have been resolved for me operation secure with Firefox 4.0?
According to the guru on the ZoneAlarm user forum, Firefox 4 and other new browsers won't be compatible with the new version of ZoneAlarm, releasing. See:
"You must update the following plugin:
- Adobe PDF plugin for Firefox and Netscape 8.2.6
- Check your plugin versions on one of the following links:
- Note: plugin check page lacks information about all versions of the plugin
- Update of Adobe Reader (PDF plugin):
- Within your existing Adobe (If you have already installed) drive:
- Open the Adobe Reader program in your list of programs
- Click Help > check for updates
- Follow the instructions to update
- If this method works for you, go to the section "download full installer ' below and go to"after the installation"below
- Download the full installer (If you have NOT installed Adobe Reader):
- SAVE the installer to your hard drive (save to your desktop so that you can find it after downloading). Exit/close Firefox. Run the Setup program that you have just downloaded.
- Use one of the links below:
- https://support.Mozilla.com/en-us/KB/using+the+Adobe+Reader+plugin+with+Firefox (click on "Install and update of Adobe Reader")
- See also the download link': http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/
- After installation, launch Firefox and recheck your version.
- Within your existing Adobe (If you have already installed) drive:
Where can I manually download and install Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista platform?
I have a machine that requires this update for installation of PowerPivot for Excel 2010, but the Windows updates are usually hunted in the world by our headquarters and I can not run it manually.
Platform for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista updates are only available via Windows Update (or WSUS, in your case). Contact your IT Department. ~ Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (that is to say, mail, security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ WARNING: MS MVPs represent or work for Microsoft
Original title: Internet connection sharing between Windows XP and Windows Vista.
Recently, I plugged a laptop running Windows XP to a desktop computer running Windows Vista using a standard Ethernet cable with the intention of use sharing of Internet connection. The notebook contains a wireless connection that I've routed to the office via the cable said. While the initial phase of installation went well (I was too lazy to do it manually, so I just used the Wizard "Set up a home or small business network" Windows XP,) I had to turn off the host computer to install a program. When I tried to set up ICS again, I couldn't connect to the Internet by using ICS. After this failure, I tried to configure the properties of TC/IPv4 (IP, gateway by default, etc.) manually, but I still couldn't run. I am able to access the shared host PC and client files. It seems to me that some service essential to the proper functioning of the ICS may be disabled in some way, but it's just speculation, as I have no evidence of such a service. Help would be most appreciated.
I tried this before using a laptop to share internet with my 360. problem is there was Nat on the router, and it is in contradiction with the ics.
Anyway long story short I did some research on the Internet and discovered that if you're behind a router ICS will be confllict with her, as ICS also does routing. a much better option is to "bridge the conections ' on the laptop.
If you go this route, you need to set a static ip address for the office,
Either that or if you want to continue using ICS put the laptop in the DMZ in the router may help, but it will be less secure.
Hope that this helped good luck
I seem to have a problem downloading update security for Windows Vista KB3168965. Windows Update crashes when it tries to download, and when I try to download it manually from the Microsoft Web site, nothing happens. Anyone know what goes wrong?
To avoid confusion and duplication of effort, please post a follow-up later all replies to your thread of origin-online http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/windows-update-just-spins-and-spins-seemingly/0b7fc1fb-6425-4429-8987-eb81323331ec
Update security for Windows Vista (KB3045685)
Update security for Windows Vista (KB3045999)
Update security for Windows Vista (KB3046306)
Update security for Windows Vista (KB3046482)
Message box, something went from an unusual way to term in the registry.
He had no numbers...
1 Windows auto updater installed 10 updated important. On reboot,.
my Toshiba laptop wouldn't start to ANY connection and is gone to the message box.
I started in safe mode and did a system restored.
2 tried to reinstall but only with the updates listed above, 4 KB not the 10.
SAME message. Again once restore safe mode.
Anyone know who the 4 updates do not use?
I also stopped the automatic update.
Any solution? I would like to take back with updates.
I have not tried the 4 update above 1 both because the recovery mode is
a lot of time and frustrating. Microsoft should have some answers...
Thanks for the post.
Disconnect any attached external devices.
If you use a third-party antivirus disable and then install updates and check.
Temporarily turn off the firewall and antivirus software and try to install the updates.
Note: Antivirus software can help protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. In most cases, you should not disable the antivirus software. If you do not disable temporarily to install other software, you must reactivate as soon as you are finished. If you are connected to the Internet or a network at the time the anti-virus software is disabled, your computer is vulnerable to attacks.
If this does not help, then I suggest you to put the computer in a clean boot state and then install. Start your computer in a clean boot state, you can reduce conflicts between software and help identify the root cause of the problem. You can read this article for more information:
Note: after the resolution of the problem, reset the computer to start as usual. Refer to the step How to configure the computer to start as usual after a boot minimum troubleshooting under more information.
Try this and let us know the results.
11 to install important updates have been received with checked to install. After agreeing to install. another, update security for Windows Vista (KB2753842) doesn't have the box checked. Why he treated differently. It is not appropriate? Should I install?
Thanks for posting your question in the Microsoft community.
I understand that all updates have been selected and installed very well while a KB2753842 update has not been verified, and that's why you were not able to install it.
The KB2753842 update is designed for Windows Vista and is a required update. Check out the link and read the article for more information.
MS12-078: Description of the update of security for the driver Windows OpenType Compact Font Format (CFF): December 11, 2012
I suggest that you download the standalone package for this update and install it. Check out the link to download the update file.
Update security for Windows Vista (KB2753842)
Let us know if you need more information.
Since 01/12/2012 updating security for Windows Vista for x 64-based systems (KB2556532), maintains the resettlement on my system through Windows Update.
Whenever it says updated successfully, then update windows says that it is impossible to get updates. Said update was last updated 12/01/12.
Evry time I reboot, this updated, re - installed.
I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps:
Method 1: Try to reset components to update Windows from the following link.
Method 2: If the problem persists, then try the steps from the link below.
Troubleshooting Windows Update or Microsoft Update when you are repeatedly offered an update
Hope this information is useful.
After installing the update of security for Windows Vista (KB2305420), planner of tasks no longer works. I first noticed that my scheduled backups stop working and I could program is newer. After a lot of troubleshooting (including Windows restore via the system restore), I saw others had similar problems and goes back to this security update.
I removed the patch and everything works now.
Microsoft is aware of this problem?
See the section "How to get help" of http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2305420
Visit the Microsoft Solution Center and antivirus security for resources and tools to keep your PC safe and healthy. If you have problems with the installation of the update itself, visit the Microsoft Update Support for resources and tools to keep your PC updated with the latest updates.
~ Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (that is to say, mail, security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ WARNING: MS MVPs represent or work for Microsoft
Windows update keeps trying to install security update KB2532531 for Windows Vista Sp2, but installation is never complete and the changes are returned.
The automatic update becomes irritating as it regularly tries to force the reboot of my machine as part of the configuration (and back) changes (without success), in addition to try whenever I have stop manually.
Issues related to the:
What article (s) do I need download and install first to successfully install KB2532531 (apparently it is a pre-requisite for Windows 7)?
Where can I download and install these items?
I use Windows vista Service Pack 2, 32-bit version on a HP Pavilion dv5 notebook PC.
Thanks in advance
Follow these steps and check if that helps.
I suggest to run the software on your system boot, then try again to install the update and check if it installs.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Note: Don't forget to reset the computer to start as usual, once the problem is resolved. Follow step 7 of the KB article.
Download the update (KB2532531) for Windows Vista from the link:
Update security for Windows Vista (KB2532531)
Problems with installing updates
just always fails and keeps coming back as an essential update, how to exit the loop
· You receive an error message?
· How you try to install the update for Windows Vista (KB975560) security?
Do the following to display the Windows updates history for the error code.
a. click Start, type Update in the Start search box.
b. in the list of results, click Windows Update.
(c) in the left pane, click view update history.
Follow the steps below to solve the problem:
Method 1: Download the update manually from the Download Center and check if you are able to install it.
Update security for Windows Vista (KB975560)
Method 2: I you suggest to perform the clean boot and then try to install it.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
Note: After troubleshooting, be sure to set the computer to start as usual as mentioned in step 7 in the above article.
Hope this information helps.
I'm trying to understand the differences in security of Windows 7 and Windows Vista. I am also generally try to understand how Windows 7 is Vista. If anyone has any information they can give me, I would appreicate it.
At a deep level, Windows 7 is almost identical to Windows Vista, but with minor tuning and adjustments. You can see how they are in the version numbers:
Windows Vista is 6.0 internally
Windows 7 is 6.1 internally (just a tiny 0.1 updated)
As an example of the update minor: both use UAC, but Windows 7 student autonomous tasks the most initiated by UI so you don't have to confirm as often.
This forum is for home consumers, to talk further about the security, you can visit our forums for it professionals to http://forums.technet.microsoft.com.
Update security for Windows Vista (KB979683)
I get "error (s) found: Code FFFFFFFF.
My friend has the same issue, you can try
1 - run TDSSKIller
2. If this does not work, try to reset windows Update components
3 try to run SFC/scannow
keep us informed
Avira Antivir is compatible with Windows 7 and Windows Vista? I have ECS MOTHER card and 1 GB of DDR2 Ram, 160 Gb HDD.
I have not tried on Windows 7 yet, but yes, it is certainly compatible with Vista. Steve Hebert - MVP Microsoft Internet Explorer
I have win 98se, win xp sp3 and Windows vista 64-bit PCs, and I want to share files & printer... printer is connect in xp or 98se, well, what is possible... currently, I've got these between vista and xp, which is available when win 98se involved?
Two ways are participatory computers in a windows environment, a working group and a _. You can fill in the blank?
Virtual private networks have little to do with the domains or working groups.
I don't think that WIndows 98 can join to a domain. All versions of WIndows, you mention should be able to participate in a working group, however.
In my opinion, the best way to share a printer is to use a printer connected to the network
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