Re: spybot report
- From: Nospam <nospam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 19:54:04 +0000
In message <dpc8af$17p$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Emin <ehalimov@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes
Nospam wrote:hi, im new to windows xp sp2 spybot came up with the following. if i delete these two items will that cause me any problems. i am usng the windows xp firewall in the windows security centre and norton av software. Windows Security Center.FirewallDisableNotify: Settings (Registry change, nothing done) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\FirewallDisableNotify!=dword:0 Windows Security Center.AntiVirusDisableNotify: Settings (Registry change, nothing done) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusDisableNotify!=dword:0 --- Spybot - Search & Destroy version: 1.4 (build: 20050523) --- thanks for any advice
You shouldn't erase those. These entries tell the Security Center not to
warn you when your antivirus is turned off, and that's ok as long as your Norton protection notifies you instead. However, if that is not the case, or you are NOT using AV protection, you should check for malware because many viruses disable these notifications.
Anyway, in Spybot - Search & Destroy, if you select this entry and expand the tab on the right, you will get advice on this. If you are sure notification have NOT been disabled by mistake or evil software,
it's a good idea to tell spybot not to show you these entries in the future. You can do that by right-clicking an entry, and selecting the
Thanks for the info
-- Nospam .